“I’m thirty, I don’t care if I’m basic.”
(Quick background story: My friend’s teenage daughter said that ordering pumpkin spice latte was so basic. My friend finds that usage of the term insulting. I agreed. It’s a condescending label. I quietly decided that I don’t care and I’ll order PSL and do “basic” things if i felt like it.)
Continue reading “Easy-to-Digest Advice to My 23-Year Old Self (Part 1)”
Changes are so visible during the Fall. There’s a lot of changes in Spring too but the season feels more active. Fall, to me, seems to be more for introspection. So this is me taking stock of the last few months including the entire 5 months when I didn’t post anything:
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Just dropping by to say…
I still intend to blog and all but my mind has a gazillion things it wants to do.
Funny thing is, I am writing this now at work because our systems are down (except our internet is working. haha) and we’re still supposed to stay here in the office. Kind of useless in terms of work productivity but helpful to me because I’ve finally taken the time to sit down and write something on the blog. Even if this is merely free writing, with minimal editing and hardly makes sense. Also I got to read/reply to comments I have not read in months!
Continue reading “Fall Back”
Hidden Brain, my favourite podcast, tackled envy in an episode entitled Feeding the Green Eyed Monster: What Happens When Envy Turns Ugly. The feature was rich with social research and life examples that it prompted me to reflect about it in my own life.
Continue reading “Dealing With Envy”
Hello! It’s that special time once again where I take you down the rabbit hole with me! My first (and only) Inspiration Haul entry was from November and I think it’s time to do another one.
I hope you find something you like:
Continue reading “Down the Rabbit Hole – Inspo Haul Part II”
One of my daily source of stress was “having nothing to wear”. I used to rummage through my closet on weekdays for work outfits, changing in and out of clothes for an inordinate amount of time before finding the right combination. It’s the same story on weekends. I attempted the obvious solution: plan my outfits the night before. Then I quickly realized that I needed a (better) strategy. Some ideas floated in my mind like capsule wardrobe, minimalism, wardrobe detox -all internet-famous stuff. Surely there must be something beyond the hype. Can these things work for me too?
Continue reading “Wardrobe Fix: How I Saved 10 Minutes in the Morning”
Hello. In spirit of keeping clutter minimal and savings intact, here is a look at my current Inspo Haul.
Continue reading “The Inspiration Haul”