Fear of Disappointing Others

Facing My F.O.D.O. | Fear of Disappointing Others

Last week, I posted a selfie wearing a bit of makeup and to be honest, I haven’t done it for a quite a while because my plate was very full of life-changing events & my world is a bit of chaos as we speak. Funny ‘coz my blog started as a beauty blog before anything else. I know! I know…my bad! Then a couple of my followers commented that they miss my makeup posts and those lip swatches that I used to do and then it dawned on me…
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Language of Love_Affirmation

This Is Why My Language of Love is AFFIRMATION

It may sound petty and even absurd but there are people like me and yes, our language of love is called AFFIRMATION. It means that words of appreciation, verbal compliments, and assurance matter to us. Kami yung sinasabing either KSP or kulang sa pansin or madaling i-please kasi all you gotta do e bola-bolahin/utu-utuin lang; massage their egos & you have their love & attention. But actually, there’s more than that… Read More


For The Record | Jennifer Aniston

This post may invite a number of interpretations yet I still find it worth reposting. It may be contrasting to the celebratory mood but I wanted to share this article/note written by Jennifer Aniston back in 2016 because it says everything that I wanted to say. We may not be celebrities but if you’re a single woman or a wife in a childless marriage, then take some time to read this because it’s worth your time.

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Biggest Flaw

On Accepting My Biggest Physical Flaw

I’ve been meaning to do this post for a long time but because of the harsh reality that I witnessed on the internet, I held back and bagged the whole idea. But after reading the article from Cosmopolitan UK, I said to myself, why not do it and why not do it NOW? So here I am. Ready and willing to share my own story. Read More

First Trip to the Photo Studio

This unsure smile I had on my face when I had my first official ID photo that was shot in a studio. I remember when they told me to smile and I don’t know how, so if you will notice how unrelaxed my body was (stiff shoulder, that is.) I was 6 years old in this photo and this was pasted on my first school ID.

mini me

Tad dorky, but this little miss was me ;D

This in response to Daily Post’s Daily Prompt: Snapshots Stories

xoxo berryduchess

If you have good thoughts, they will shine out your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely.

– Roald Dahl