It takes a lot of hard work, mental strength, and perseverance to live in a different country, but for those who manage to do it, life is good indeed.
Overworking doesn’t just come from work, it comes from the stress of dealing with bosses, colleagues, and clients.
It got to the point where I was bullied by the same people I tried so hard to help. That’s when I decided — enough is enough.
My partner and I argue petty stuff like “Why did you take this jammed road?” to serious issues, like “Why are you always avoiding my family functions?”
I remember being quite jealous of my friends who still had fathers. Even now, reading Father’s Day posts on social media still makes me a little sad.
A career break helps your career. How contradictory does that sound? I knew that I couldn’t escape the stress that comes with work, but I did learn that sometimes, all we need is a simple recharge.
Like many others who do not fast, I abstain from eating and drinking in front of them. But sometimes I’d forget and end up drinking/eating in front of my fasting colleagues anyway. Which made me wonder, can we eat in front of someone who is fasting?
I can’t remember exactly when or how it started. All I remember is being in my early teens and rushing straight home after school ended. I rejected any offer to stay back for any ‘aktiviti kokurikulum’, and dreaded the times I was forced to.
Have you ever thought to yourself, “I’m sure there’s more to life than this. If only I can find out what it is!”