raise

How to Ask for a Raise As a Woman and Why You Should

Harsh reality: women are paid less than men. According to the Bureau of Labor statistics, as of right now, women earn 79 cents for every dollar a man makes. And for those who aren’t familiar with the gender wage…

Healthy Alternatives That Satisfy My Food Cravings

I’m often asked how I “keep my figure” these days. Although there are a few reasons behind my “figure” (I laugh every time I use this word, by the way- because I just don’t think I fit the narrative),…

My First Speech: SpeakLife Women’s Conference

This was my first speech (ever, in front of a big audience) at the “Speak Life: A Creative Space to Cultivate the Power of Your Words” a Women’s Mental Health Conference hosted by the YouAreCollective at the Santa Clara…

venting

Emotional Dumping On Your Partner

“Hey Asia can you… find a different outlet to vent sometimes, please?” My boyfriend said to me earlier this year. via GIPHY (My inner thoughts after he said those piercing words): “Excuse me? Vent to someone else? But… you’re…

self love

Self Care: Setting Boundaries

True life: I am a recovering people pleaser.  If people pleasing was a sport? Grab some chalk and throw it in the air, because I was the Lebron James of people pleasing. The Cristiano Ronaldo. The Muhammad Ali. Need…

My first Mental Health Conference experience

For those of you who’ve been following me since March, you know that this is the first time I’m documenting an (event) experience. I decided to write a blog post about it because I really believe it’s important to…

10 Easy Ways to Do Your Part to Save the Planet

Forests are on fire, cities are flooding, hurricane winds are picking up to 250 mph, animals we grew up with are becoming extinct. Studies say that by this rate, 2035 will be the “point of no return” in climate…

Dear Single Mama

I’m gonna be honest with you guys, this post wasn’t on my content calendar at all. I had a different topic scheduled this week. But I follow a lot of single moms on social media, and for the longest…