about the writer
Asta Perez is a 30-something madness with stardust around her eyes and a pen name.
Her writing strives to give people permission to take up space in the world as their multifaceted, complex, human selves.
Her soul is happiest when she is reading, or being around people who lift up her spirits
If You’re Not Saying ‘Yes’ To Life, You’re Saying ‘No’
Regardless of my “reasoning,” more often than not, it’s just an excuse I hide behind to stay comfortable with what I know.
I’m A Tangled Mess Who Overthinks Everything
I overthink everything.
Why Thanksgiving Is The Unappreciated Middle Child Of Holidays
Overshadowed by his older brother Halloween and outshone by his little brother Christmas, Thanksgiving shrinks into the shadows, often forgotten about.
To Every Person Whose Heart Aches Over The Holidays
There are no words to justify or even make sense of the agony that is felt when there are people missing on the days that we once spent loving them the most.
Be Patient With Your Progress
Right now, you have found out that it’s okay to not have everything figured out yet. And I’m so proud of you for being able to accept that fact.
Maybe I Won’t Get It Right Every Time, But I’ll Keep Trying
I might not be the same person I was years ago, or even yesterday, but I’ll try to continue and change gracefully.