grief

We always wish that we could have done more, could have been kinder, could have been a better person to them. It is precisely that our grief is so anchored in the past, which makes it difficult for us to move on in the present.

Better to exercise good judgment before victim-blaming

[This forum article was first published in The Straits Times http://www.straitstimes.com/forum/letters-in-print/better-to-exercise-good-judgment-in-dressing/ ] I took the liberty of rewriting this letter. Hopefully, this is more reflective of what the original writer meant to convey. *I have no intention at all to make fun of this writer, and I chose to base my edits on her letter because…

Shh, be quiet.

“You are the decibel between apathy and empathy, between love and hate, between a smile and a frown.”

The Ultimate Travel Guide

“The travel experience is a must-have/ top 10 things to do on your bucket list”.
“If you haven’t traveled, you’re missing out.”
“The best way to find yourself is through travelling.”

A hate-letter to my parents

Dear Mum and Dad

I am not future-ready.
I blame you. You didn’t prepare me well for my future. The skills you taught me did nothing to prepare me for this future I am growing into.

Where does this path lead?

Where does this path lead? That’s the question we will always face. Problems arise when our intended path does not lead to a destination that others want us to be at. How many times have we struggled to make a decision, pitting our passion against another’s passion? It becomes less of “does this path lead…

In|Out [Things you wouldn’t want to hear when you’re depressed]

“You can search throughout the entire universe for someone who is more deserving of your love and affection than you are yourself, and that person is not to be found anywhere. You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.” and I think. We all need to learn to…

#simisaialsosg50

Being basic and jumping on the bandwagon to sg50 my blog before the year is up and #sg50 loses its relevance, though I think it already has. 😦 //Life is a stage, but as with all stages, not everybody receives the spotlight nor the applause. The onus then, is for the main cast to bring…

It’s time to use our hearts.

[Edit] This is not my most thought-out post, given that there may be certain fallacies in my argument but all I’m asking for, is for us to be kind to one another and to hear each other’s stories first. A friend gave me feedback to highlight this. I have to be consistent too, so I’m…