국무부에 어떻게 들어갔는지 사람들이 종종 물어본다. 대학교 시절 나의 첫 직장은 라디오 리포터였다. 내 영어 발음에 자신감이 없던 나는 그걸 교정하고자 내 목소리를 녹음하고 방송으로 나오는 리포터를 하게 되었다. 이 일은 나름 재미있었고 취재하는 과정에서 다양한 사람들을 만나게 되었다. 이 후 나는 마케팅 스타트업에서 2년 일을 했다. 벤더빌트 대학 에서 나는 메이저를 Anthropology & Communication… Continue reading 나는 어떻게 국무부에 들어갔나
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”
Today, I overheard a family arguing about a kid with autism on schooling options, making friends, and whatnots. There were a lot of stereotypes thrown around, and I felt a sudden urge to write a post. I could imagine this not being a standalone event. I'm no expert, but I did work with a student… Continue reading A Memoir on Autism
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