Why we sabotage ourselves in the worst ways

Back then, I thought you needed to have a grandiose purpose in life before experiencing the urge to sabotage yourself due to the immensity of your dreams. Admittedly, this makes it seem equivalent to shooting yourself in the foot while participating in a marathon. Instead, just as I had discovered for myself, we often do … Continue reading Why we sabotage ourselves in the worst ways

Life lessons I learned while hiking on misty mountain

Hiking for the first time, the only thing that kept going through my head the entire time was whether I'd still be alive in the next five minutes–every five minutes! It was five years ago on a cold mossy forest mountain in Cameron Highlands (kind of like the Baguio city of Malaysia). The ground was … Continue reading Life lessons I learned while hiking on misty mountain

Small changes you might not have considered before getting married

  The promise of an everlasting companionship in an equally never-ending tide of challenges is very tempting to a lot of us. It's natural to be concerned about the changes that might occur once married, and many of us have our own ways of appeasing our worries and fears. Most of the time we plan ahead. … Continue reading Small changes you might not have considered before getting married