I had an interview with Female Magazine for a feature a couple months ago and I was asked what is the difference between being in my 20s vs 30s. I narrowed down my perception of self and how it has evolved over the past decade. Here’s the evolution:
One of the biggest life lessons I’ve had to through is the multitude of rejections I’ve had to face in my career. In this era of not knowing which direction to walk towards, or the fear of not amounting to your own expectations, its so easy to feel paralysed by your own thoughts. Facing rejection […]
I had a conversation with a friend earlier this week and we were talking about my pivotal moments. It’s crazy how just a few years ago I had uprooted my life back to Toronto in search for greener pastures. It seems my life path has always been out of urgency and great importance to me […]
What a sobering sentence. As I navigate through new stages in my life and play witness to other people’s experiences, I find we tend to circumvent the concept of being alone while putting other excuses in its place. But let’s be honest, the difficulty isn’t really accepting the idea of being alone, but the shame of […]
I just wrapped my latest project slated to be out this August and it was a very meaningful project in many ways.This will be the first time, Malaysia would see me act. I loved the feeling of stepping on to a set and being part of an ensemble cast talented in their own right. I got […]
I’ve noticed that I’ve been very “judgy” as of late. (I’m the quintessential ENTJ in the Meyers-Briggs personality test), I think my judgemental quality stems from being conscious of how I portray myself in public which then makes me look/judge others in the same way. Especially since I’m in my 30s and I have friends of the […]
I started out my career in Malaysia with insecurity and fear of judgement. I was also in my early 20s, beaming confidence while hiding many pockets of self-uncertainty and a bit of luck in the genetics lottery. My hustle was often predicated on being two steps ahead of poverty. After purchasing a one-way ticket, I had no […]
Everyone always preaches about how people should follow their dreams and pursue happiness. I’m a huge believer in it, don’t get me wrong, its just that dreams come at a cost. The struggle and the sacrifice you make for what you want is visceral, tangible and usually irreversible.
A moment of insecurity seeped into my head this evening. I get that once in awhile and it throws my entire night off. I’ve been slightly sick, even though it is just a typical cold, I’ve been feeling a little more vulnerable than usual.
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