Tag Archives: values

Why it’s Better to Grow Up in Singapore Today Compared to the 70’s and 80’s

These are just my personal feelings (I’m a diary blogger & not a journalist by any means) based on my particular childhood experiences some of which I don’t wish to relive. Nothing set in concrete. I used to always think … Continue reading

Posted in Midlife Musings, Singapore Living, When Work Sucks | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

My Thoughts About Interviews & Ethics

In the past I’ve had a range of job interviews. Most of them have been soul crushing. It is why I will always be thankful to the interview panel at the New Zealand Embassy, even though I didn’t make it … Continue reading

Posted in Midlife Musings, Singapore Living, When Work Sucks | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

This Crazy Need to be Constantly Productive

I look at characters in movies and they get so much done within a day. It makes me feel like a sloth, as on some days, even waking up is a chore. There’s this constant need to be ticking off … Continue reading

Posted in Midlife Musings, Singapore Living, When Work Sucks | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Thoughts about Procrastination, Anxiety & Punctuality

Someone wise whom I spoke to recently, told me that she resolves her anxiety by doing something. Often she does something physical like go for a walk. This is so true. I find that when I actually do something, I’ve … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging & Writing, Midlife Musings | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

How the Society you live in Determines Happiness

Warning: this is yet another rambling, meandering post. Stream of consciousness? At first listening to the French Duolingo podcasts was inspiring but after a while I found a common theme. The protagonist surmounted all the odds to win a contest … Continue reading

Posted in Health & Wellness, Midlife Musings, Singapore Living, When Work Sucks | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Life is unfair and humility is underrated

I hesitate to publish my raw thoughts. I’m aware that beneath this post lies my own bitterness due to certain traumas in life. But perhaps my thoughts about disparity and privilege might strike a chord with you. You see, on … Continue reading

Posted in Midlife Musings, Singapore Living | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Kim Kardashian is Tone Deaf & Offensive on Variety Magazine

I was deeply offended hearing Kim Kardashian insult ordinary folk and the less privileged in a video posted by Variety. She rudely said “Get your f***g ass up and work! “ I was glad to hear the voice of reason … Continue reading

Posted in Midlife Musings, My Celebrity Addiction, When Work Sucks | Tagged , , | Leave a comment