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In Lifestyle, Millennial on
November 9, 2017

Getting It Together

It’s been nearly a month since I stopped blogging yet again.

If any of you remember (or if you were even here 6 months ago), I stopped blogging for about 3 months this year. Add another month to that and I’ve stopped blogging for 4 months all in all. I just can’t seem to cope with all the stress that comes with blogging. Don’t get me wrong, I love writing. I really do. But the technicalities that come with blogging – SEO, keywords, word counts, etc. – everything strained me. Read more

In Lifestyle, Millennial on
October 8, 2017

5 Smart Ways to Start Learning Personal Finance

If you’ve been a subscriber, you would know that I am really into tracking my expenses and knowing where my money goes. That falls into something we call personal finance.

The initiative of learning personal finance is a stepping stone to effectively managing your finances. More often than not, people delay or completely avoid managing their finances and just let their money slide off of their fingers. You don’t wanna be like that! Read more

In Lifestyle, Relationship on
October 5, 2017

5 Benefits of Being in a Long Distance Relationship

Long distance relationships are hard. Not only do they take a lot of effort to maintain, but they also cost a lot! Probably a hundred times more expensive than traditional relationships, speaking from experience.

Sometimes, however, couples need to be apart at one point in their relationship. That is why while many people claim that long distance relationships can never work, I am going to list in this blog a few reasons why I think they are beneficial to every relationship. Read more

In Food, Jeddah, Lifestyle, Millennial on
October 1, 2017

International Coffee Day: Coffee Favourites 2017

Coffee is the sweet nectar of the gods that has been bestowed upon us undeserving humans. If there was a genie that gave me three wishes, I would wish for a portable coffee tap that contains infinite litres in my purse.

I internally cringe at people who say “I don’t like coffee” out loud because why would you want to suffer your life like this? Like mannn, here’s a self-care tip: have some of the damn coffee. Read more

In Film & Series, Geek, Lifestyle on
September 9, 2017

My First Etsy Purchase: Hogwarts Acceptance Letter

If you’re a Potterhead like me, and you turned 11 without getting your Hogwarts acceptance letter, I feel for you. I can remember vividly when I turned 11 and got nothing. Of course, people would say Hogwarts isn’t real. But like what Dumbledore said, “Of course it is happening inside your head, but why on earth should that mean that it is not real?Read more

In Lifestyle on
May 14, 2017

How to Lucid Dream: For Dummies

lucid dream

If there’s one thing I can talk about all day, it’s lucid dreaming.

A couple of years ago, back when I was in high school, I first experienced lucid dreaming. I was clueless of course. What the hell is happening? Why does this feel so real and surreal at the same time? Also, where is my body?! The first thing I did – as I recall it – was to ride a broom stick and pretend I’m a witch straight out of Hogwarts, and then I remember riding a red sports car and running over people in the streets (too much GTA, I know.) It was extremely fun, so much fun that the excitement woke me up! Read more

In Internet, Lifestyle on
May 11, 2017

New Domain, who dis?

What’s up everyone?

It’s been a few months since I’ve put up something on my blog. Who am I kidding? It’s been half a year. I either went on a writer’s bloc spree, or my life hasn’t been really interesting the past few months. (I lied about the last part, my private life is really interesting at the moment. Might write about it in the future, I don’t know mate.)

Anyway, the past few weeks I’ve been thinking about my blog and how I should go about it. I’ve been writing about the things that are interesting to me (i.e. Art, Photography, Pop Culture), but I recently started googling how to blog effectively. I found out that the only way to do it is to keep blogging until I find my niche. My blog as of the moment might be all over the place but I have faith that I will find which topic I am most comfortable of writing, and which ones actually help out readers.

Yesterday, karlamaye.com was born! I have been dreaming of having my own domain for the longest time, and I certainly did not have a hard time thinking of a domain name because I’ve used karlamaye with almost every website I ever signed up on the internet. Aside from the fact that it’s my name, it’s also short and easy to remember!

For the next few days, I will be revamping my blog and re-do some stuff. I will also make it a point to blog regularly, on a weekly basis if I can, so my readers (if there are any!) will always have something to look forward to.

Thanks for reading, and wish me the best of luck!