How to Make a Smoothie Bowl

I’m just chugging along and putting in the hours of practicing filming and this time I recorded myself making a smoothie bowl. A smoothie bowl loaded with protein has been my go-to meal for lunch while working from home because: I’m lazy, I don’t want to cook. This is more of an assemble and chuck into a blender recipe. I’m lazy, I want to consume…

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How to Make Banana Bread

I’m still clocking in my practice hours for filming food content and over the week I noticed a bunch of lonely, browning bananas sitting in our kitchen nook… Ergo make banana bread?! Karen Wang, from the workout squad, kindly shared her classic banana bread recipes with Albert C and me. After getting permission from my roommate to transform her bananas into banana bread, Albert and…

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DJI Pocket 2 | Unboxing & First Impressions

On Amazon Prime Day, I ordered a greatly discounted DJI Osmo Pocket and then immediately returned! Ironically, the week DJI announced the successor to its gimbal camera, the DJI Pocket 2, a week after Prime Day. I’m am grateful for return policies! I wanted to pick up the Osmo Pocket specifically as a gateway to return to producing videos. I saw this specific style of…

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How to Make Matcha Cookies

I’ve recently picked up the recent DJI Pocket 2 and thought filming how to make matcha cookies would be a great way to practice making videos again! A glance at my YouTube channel’s dashboard will tell you that it’s been four years since I published anything… So let’s great started! My boyfriend and I love all things matcha. Once we accepted that lockdown was here…

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Rebel Without a Crew by Robert Rodriguez

Considering that I’ve been working as an image-maker in the content creation industry for the last decade, how did I miss Rebel Without a Crew by Robert Rodriguez?! It’s currently election week in the States and I’m pleasantly burying my head into books to avoid any anxiety triggering news. Go away! And let me remember what it’s like to hustle for my passions again. Rodriquez is an American film…

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The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho is an allegory to the pursuit of life! I consider the experience of rereading The Alchemist as the literary equal of rewatching a Miyazaki film in that I’ll discover something new to take away with every iteration. In short, Coelho’s novel follows a shepherd boy named Santiago who drops everything from his homeland in Spain to go on a quest…

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Daytripper by Fábio Moon and Gabriel Bá

Daytripper by Fábio Moon and Gabriel Bá is my favorite book of all time. For evidence, just scroll up and look at this post’s thumbnail. I don’t really needs three versions of the same book, or do I? Daytripper is an award-winning (Eisner Award, Harvey Award, and Eagle Award in 2011) graphic published in 2010 by DC Comics/Vertigo. This isn’t a kid’s comic; it addresses…

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I Did Breathwork Every Day for 30 Days (Unexpected Results)

Naturally, after practicing meditation and taking cold showers as 30-Day Challenges I encountered the practice of breathwork –specifically the Wim Hof method. Breathing is a free activity, so I did breathwork every day for 30 days. I had no idea what to expect with going into this challenge. I mean it’s just breathing. We do it automatically, right? If it’s not clear yet, I have…

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10 Observations During My First 24-Hour Fast

Day 186 felt like a frying pan shot out from a fire-tornado and hit me in the head. I had some personal matters to handle, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg lost her fight to cancer, the recent Southern California 4.8 earthquake’s started where my friend and family live, the wildfires are still burning, and let’s not forget we’re still in a pandemic. Friday, September 18 overwhelmed…

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