Believe in yourself.

I've always been a people-pleaser. I can't say no, I always offer to help, I go out of my way to make people happy. This is especially true in the workplace. I think I've always had this need to prove myself. (Is this the middle-child syndrome talking?) My idea of self-worth is by validation if... Continue Reading →

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New Zealand Part 1: Being Sick in Christchurch (Circa 2014)

So it all began with a 8-hours flight from Singapore to Brisbane, excruciatingly-long transit of 7 hours in Brisbane airport, and followed by another 4 hours to Christchurch. Truth is, this travel arrangement would be annoying, but bearable because I usually could just sleep through anything, including storm and earthquake (a lil' exaggeration never hurts),... Continue Reading →

People Change. Memories Don’t.

(I found this unpublished draft in my blog recently, and so I thought I'd share it. I wrote this quite a while back actually. It's interesting to read what my younger-self was thinking.) So I was on my way back a couple of nights ago after a movie-night with my friend, and I was just... Continue Reading →

Mid-Week Blues

I'm in bed and I completely missed the time to write today. Because of this.. Cheeseeeeee pizza! Always remember Kevin from Home Alone whenever I see cheese 🍕! Yum! Had a nice chill dinner and this man came to disturb me from my peaceful night. Okay fine kidding. Today I am so busy and it... Continue Reading →

Adulting is hard.

Hello Saturday! Unlike other weekends, I woke up relatively early (okay about 12 noon but hey! I said relatively.. and I'm known to sleep way past noon on my days off.. yes, I'm a bum..) for an appointment at a bridal studio to look at gowns. It suddeny dawned on me that my wedding is... Continue Reading →

FriYay Catch-Up

Busy, busy Friday, so I'm grateful to have spent some downtown time with my unnie and twin after work. We had mookata at Golden Mile and we ate til our hearts content and the whole thing just cost $45! I got myself a Singha beer for $8 and the bottle was huge! It was definitely... Continue Reading →

Grateful.

Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough.

Hi Me. How are you?

You know, I try so hard to please everyone, but in the process, I make myself unhappy. I convinced myself that by making other people happy, I will be happy too. And sure, that works. But then, doesn’t that just mean that your happiness depend entirely on others? What about my own happiness? One that... Continue Reading →

For the better.

I was constantly on the lookout. Even when I was with someone, somehow I managed to find excuses to break away because I wasn't comfortable being in one place for a long time. I blamed it on my short-attention-span, but in the end it all boiled down to my own immaturity.I don't know how it... Continue Reading →

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