There’s a famous saying: don’t compare your Behind The Scenes to another person’s Greatest Hits showcase. Some people look successful, but you don’t know the hardships they have had to face to get to where they are now.
After the excesses of New Year celebrations, belts are tightening, wallets are lightening, and your bank account is frightening.
I was always thinking about, “Where is my life heading too?” or “Why is everyone living the life I want?” and even “Will I ever be good enough?”
Wandering the streets at night after buying supermarket instant noodles, I would look in envy at the clusters of friends laughing and walking by.
Looking and feeling good comes from loving yourself, no matter what the current fads call for.
Too thin, too ‘thicc’ — for most women, Asian beauty standards are simply unrealistic.
Adulting is a work in progress — If you aren’t where you expected to be by 26, don’t despair. When you look back, you’ll realise all the efforts had not gone to waste, but were worth every single experience you have.
Being alone has its benefits: It clears your mind, trains your self-confidence, and makes you more independent.
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.
The quarter-life crisis: A coming of age moment when we find ourselves face-to-face with an impenetrable wall of self-doubt.