Our Future Tomorrow

Our Future Tomorrow

As an Asian American, I have encountered racism since I was young. The first time was in middle school when a classmate called me “ching-chong” and pulled his eyes back. He laughed but I didn’t find it funny. I didn’t say anything to stop him but rather ignored him. Another time was when my sister [...]

The Importance of Loving Yourself: Why Do I Feel Ugly?

The Importance of Loving Yourself: Why Do I Feel Ugly?

Do you ever look in the mirror and frown at all the things you are unsatisfied with? You question, why don’t I look like her? Why do I look fat, too skinny, too small, too tall? That I’m not as attractive as those Instagram models? It’s okay to feel ugly; everyone gets insecure.  Many of [...]

Digital Minimalism Improved My Mental Health

Digital Minimalism Improved My Mental Health

Throughout the pandemic, I started noticing something disturbing: my screen time was skyrocketing. Instead of taking notes dutifully as I used to during lectures, I found myself reaching for my phone, to go and scroll through Instagram and Reddit, while the professor’s voice lulled through international regulation. I was spending hours mindlessly watching YouTube videos, [...]

The Phases You Experience During A Breakup

The Phases You Experience During A Breakup

Overthinking  You begin to question what you did wrong. You begin to look back and blame yourself for why it ended. You tell yourself you’re not good enough, you’re not pretty or handsome enough, you’re just not enough. Then you begin to tell yourself that perhaps they never loved you.  Putting on a Mask to [...]

The Importance of Minimalism: Why does more stuff means more happiness?

The Importance of Minimalism: Why does more stuff means more happiness?

Follow the author, Francis: HERE Watching The Minimalists: Less is Now on Netflix made me think a lot about the amount of things I have at home. We are in a world that constantly teaches us that we need more things to be happy. The reasons for working are to buy more things, but is [...]