This article is meant to be for my friends or 3-4 girls in early-mid twenties who sometimes chat with me on life, career, whatnots. A disclaimer I would throw out is that I don't have all the answers, and that it is prudent to gather advice from all angles. Here I have summarized main ones… Continue reading Busting the Myths of a “Good Life”
I, for one, need to take it less seriously. If I didn't feel like it wouldn't last, I often did not often even take a chance. Someone said this to me though, what if you get to miss out on the emotions we get to experience in the 20s? The thing is, I've always wanted… Continue reading Dating. How Do You Do It?
I've always been career-focused. I'm not currently working. Well, I'm studying, consulting, and all that, but I am not working 9-5 like I used to. But even without it all, my life has never been more fulfilled, miraculous, and wonderful as it is now. Is it because I have more free time? Perhaps. I can't… Continue reading A Faith-Centered Life
(Originally Written 1/25/2010) Unevenly cut hair and freckled faces were what I have become accustomed to volunteering at the Songjukwon Orphanage for girls in Seoul, Korea. While the general public tends to refer to these girls as simply “the orphans”, having gotten to know these girls as individuals, I am keenly aware that each girl… Continue reading Songjukwon Orphanage
I love philosophizing about life, and this has been working for me! When you run into people throughout the day, your apartment security guard, colleagues, roommate, people who don't hold doors for you, family, whoever it may be, treat them with authenticity, kindness, and respect. It may not be as easy as it may seem,… Continue reading Lifehack
"There are no mistakes. They are happy accidents," said a painter, Bob Ross. I didn't understand it at first, but today was an opportunity to reflect on this. I feel I get to meet people from different walks of life. Today was particularly so. I chatted for a long time with folks at a Youtube… Continue reading Happy Accidents
(Originally Written 3/1/2013) Last winter break, I had dinner with my grandmother. She looked exuberant at the prospect of me attending college overseas. She leaned forward with a great smile stretched across her face. “So what are you good at?” What we do matters. It matters, because society is full of people that need things,… Continue reading Who are you going to be in the future?