On death, transformation, the paranormal, and the unknown.

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My adolescent mind raced with questions as I stared at my grandfather’s lifeless body lying upon the cold steel table. Light as a feather, stiff as a board — a game my friends and I would play at sleepovers. But, this was not a game anymore. Only then did I…


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Most people sleepwalk through their life feeling a loss of who they are, busying being what they think they should be.

After reading Eckhart Tolle’s book, A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose, there are many lessons that resonated deep into the core of my being that helped me…


Gain inspiration with these Taoist quotes to allow yourself to become.

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Non-action can allow you to awaken to your being. Doing less is more.

Taoist follow the notion of “wuwei” or nonaction. This does not mean you actually doing nothing at all. But, you allow yourself to flow with the naturalness of your life — even better allow spontaneity. Forcing yourself…


Get out of your comfort zone and into someone else’s shoes.

Are you ready to challenge your perspective? Hop through the looking glass and see the world differently? Maybe in ways that you might have never thought of. Or maybe in ways that you may still not understand. Or maybe in ways that aren’t as they really seem.

These three books…


Binge-worthy Korean Dramas that will hit deep

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So long, low standards.

After watching Record of Youth, The Start-Up, It’s Okay to Not be Okay, Sweet Home, and True Beauty, my standards for relationships have climbed an even higher level of fantasy.

But are these unrealistic expectations?

Each show plunges you into a whole new world of drama…


Books that will expand your curiosity on consciousness

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Have you ever thought about the mysteries of your mind? What is the importance and existence of our consciousness? Or what is the meaning of consciousness?

Our minds are seemingly more complex and more profound than we think we know.

With the birth of LSD and the exposure of Psilocybin…


It might be how you're saying it that’s causing conflict in your interactions.

Have you ever confided in a loved one about a problem? And their response only made you feel worse than before?

Conversations with my loved ones became increasingly distant. However, after I became aware of these seven conversation habits — things began to change.

In How to Talk, so Kids…


5 ways to succeed in sticking to fulfilling your New Years Resolution.

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Yes, you read that right — studies have shown that nearly 80% of New Year’s resolutions fail.

They resolve to become more fit. They buy a gym membership, start a list of healthy recipes, and buy all vegetables when they grocery shop.

However, their time at the gym begins to…


Making an effort to make new friends has been worth it for me

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At the dinner table, my mom brought up an old friend's experience in middle school.

When I had plans to hang out with other friends, this girl started to throw a fit. She screamed and cried until she was invited or until I ditched them to spend time with her…


Journaling every day for one year has helped me awaken a clearer idea of who I am and excites me for who I’m becoming.

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“In the diary you find proof that in situations which today would seem unbearable, you lived, looked around and wrote down observations, that this right hand moved then as it does today, when we may be wiser because we are able to look back upon our former condition, and for…

Jessica Tam

Writing through life. Dancing with change.

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