Sheena Amin

Sheena is a contributing writer based in Irvine, California. She graduated from University of California Irvine in 2013 with a degree in Public Health. You can check out more of her work at http://www.imperfectperspective.com.

4 Ways To Practice Self-Love When Your Self-Perception Is At A Low

By Sheena Amin
How much do you truly love yourself – wholeheartedly, authentically, genuinely — beyond the superficial definition? This is your life, and your life’s mission is to learn to love who you are. We are simply here, existing. We're existing to create…

Life Is Art: How To Appreciate The Masterpiece You Were Given

By Sheena Amin
Look in the mirror and tell me who you see. Do you see yourself as overweight? Do you see yourself as too skinny? Do you like who you see? The reflection you see in the mirror is not necessarily the way you might appear to others. The thing is,…

How A Homeless Man Taught Me The Importance Of Staying Hopeful

By Sheena Amin
Walking down the streets of La Puente on a Sunday night, I ran into a homeless man with a sign that said, “It costs one dollar to slap me… two dollars to punch me.” Whenever I stumble across homeless people, part of me feels uncomfortable and the…

Embrace The Unknown: Change Your Reality By Adjusting Your Mentality

By Sheena Amin
It’s interesting to think about how many people we come to know throughout our lives. We develop friendships, fall in love, fall out of love, get our hearts broken, let go of and lose people, all while experiencing some sort of drastic, yet…

Just The One Of Us: How To Live And Prosper With Only Child Syndrome

By Sheena Amin
Many people make assumptions, and one of these includes what it's like to be an only child. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard, “You must be spoiled,” or “Don’t you get lonely?” For the longest time, I was jealous that all my friends had a…

50 Things You Forgot To Thank Your Mom For

By Sheena Amin
Over the course of your life, your relationship with your mother can change drastically. As young children, we depend on our moms for everything. As teenagers, we start to retaliate when things do not go our way. And, as we finally get older, we…

9 Words Of Wisdom In Living A Full Life From Our Grandparents

By Sheena Amin
Everyone gets to be young, but not everyone gets to be old. Grandparents can serve as role models because they simply know more about life than we do. They have already crossed the phase of life we are going through right now, and can offer some…

Work Hard, Change Lives: 11 Reasons Why I Work In Health Care

By Sheena Amin
When we decide to choose which career path to take, we blend our hobbies and interests to choose a career most compatible to us. I find writing to be not only one of my hobbies, but also a personal getaway. It has helped me develop a sense of trust…

What A Man Struggling With Parkinson's Disease Taught Me About Life

By Sheena Amin
The one thing I think I need in life in order to survive is love. If I don’t love myself, I will never be able to survive on my own or love anyone else. It will lead me to develop instability, dependency, insecurity and emotional…

How Dressing Well Actually Affects All Areas Of Your Life Positively

By Sheena Amin
Self-confidence is like a mental muscle: Everyone is born with it, but not everyone flexes it. If you want your muscles to grow stronger, you need to exercise, right? I find an immeasurable amount of self-confidence in dressing well. There is no…

Be All You Can Be: Don't Choose One Path, Choose Multiple Paths

By Sheena Amin
I can’t tell you how many times I’ve been asked what I want to be when I grow up. Like most people I know, I hate when people ask me this. It’s not because I just don’t know yet; it’s because this question implies I have to be one thing and one…

Forever Young: 11 Reasons Why You'll Always Be A Kid At Heart

By Sheena Amin
Being a kid at heart is not a question of age, but more so a question of spirit. You can be a child by enjoying small things and being happy with almost anything. Don't mistake "being a kid at heart" for immaturity. As adults, we learn to become…

My Secret: The Real Reason I'm Obsessed With Taking Pictures

By Sheena Amin
It’s 8 am and I make myself a cup of hot cocoa. I take a picture, put the best Instagram filter on it and hashtag #hotcocoa. By the time all this is done, my hot cocoa is cold. Anyone who has met me will probably label me as one of those girls who…

The Beauty Of A Brain: 6 Reasons Why Being Smart Is The New Sexy

By Sheena Amin
Who really has the right to determine the actual meanings of smart and sexy? Are you considered smart because you have a high IQ? Are you considered sexy because you have luscious lips and a banging body? Defining smart and sexy is paramount for…

10 Confessions I Have About My Choice To Finally Be Happy

By Sheena Amin
I’ve encountered two types of people in this world: those who choose to be happy and those who choose to be unhappy. The wisest, strongest and most loving people you will ever meet are those who feel the pain of failure, rejection, defeat and…