I Have Nightmares

I wake up every morning, yearning for the warmth that was not there. I have nightmares. They have been with me for as long as I could remember. I don’t think there’s a specific trauma that triggers these dreams. Every dream is different. It shows places I haven’t been to before. It shows faces I … Continue reading I Have Nightmares

Are You A Good Driver?

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes. ― Marcel Proust People usually ask others to rate their driving skills. Some even go further to make people choose who is better between themselves and someone else. What makes you a good driver, anyway? What do you do better … Continue reading Are You A Good Driver?

Inside the Minds: I Wish I Wasn’t Alive

XFINITE asked a person to share the dark periods of their life. It all began in 2007 when I went out with my parents to get some Saj Ko Ang [grilled beef]. One moment I was eating and the next my tongue was paralyzed. Believe me, I tried so hard to get my tongue back … Continue reading Inside the Minds: I Wish I Wasn’t Alive

Does Age Bring Wisdom?

The older I grow, the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom. ― Mencken I guess it runs in our souls ― those things we never knew how people do so well. In the end, all that matters is happiness. Oh, we would be nothing but fools to think we can be … Continue reading Does Age Bring Wisdom?

The Hearts You Wrecked

Some of the most reasonable people can be so heartless. There was a wise man whose life goal was to inspire the world. A wise man whose goal is to find peace and end suffering. Oh, but wise man fell in love. He fell in love with a wise woman. A beautiful wise woman, that … Continue reading The Hearts You Wrecked

The Love and The Universe

Every happy and sad moment ever experienced by any human was, or will be, experienced by you. ― Andy Weir I’m not asking you to believe in reincarnation. I’m only asking you to open your heart and play with its possibility. I’m only asking your imagination to go on a blind date with me. Now … Continue reading The Love and The Universe

Inside One Broken Relationship

I’ll break your heart so you don’t break mine. ―The Chainsmokers The owner of this story asked XFINITE to keep their identity private. On the day we fell in love, you told me you’d never seen anyone as beautiful as me. You told me I was your first just like you were my first. I … Continue reading Inside One Broken Relationship

When Should You Give Up?

When things go wrong, don't go with them. ― Elvis Presley How many times have you thought of quitting in the middle of something? If success comes with more haters, is it really worth it? How do you know if what you’re doing is valid? How do you know when to give up? If you … Continue reading When Should You Give Up?

Only Read This If You are Insecure

There is only one you in the world. What if being yourself is enough? ― Sunim Do you hate me? Stop asking that question. Why do you need someone else to love you in order for you to feel complete? Why can’t you complete yourself? Why do you drag people into your head and let … Continue reading Only Read This If You are Insecure

Why We Want Our Friends to Fail

They want to see you do good but never better than them. That does sound so horrible, does it not? Sometimes, we listen to these thoughts ―these inner demons that dig for the ugly parts of us. The parts we are so ashamed of. The parts that should not be there. The parts which we … Continue reading Why We Want Our Friends to Fail