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

Black Panther: challenging our idea of father-son relationships and more (SPOILER FREE)

Let me just put it out there right now, Black Panther is amazing! Go watch it now! It introduces a new brave hero, T'Challa as the Black Panther, and also gifts us with a supporting cast that is just as compelling (kudos for giving us plenty of strong female characters). While it is certainly not the … Continue reading Black Panther: challenging our idea of father-son relationships and more (SPOILER FREE)