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 Power of Words: Anti-Asian Racism Spreading Across the World

The Power of Words: Anti-Asian Racism Spreading Across the World

Words are powerful. A single word can lead to inspiration or violent actions.  We’ve all heard of the phrase “I have a dream” by Martin Luther King Jr. A dream where we all are united, where we come together as a community regardless of race, gender, ethnicity, etc. A place where we don’t have to [...]

5 Binge-Worthy Korean Romance Dramas on Netflix

5 Binge-Worthy Korean Romance Dramas on Netflix

These are addicting, don’t say I didn’t warn you!  Hope you guys are eating yummy food and having a wonderful Lunar New Year weekend! In my family, we speak Cantonese and say “Gong Hay Fat Choy” (恭喜发财).  Tomorrow’s Valentine’s day, so here is a list of my top Korean romance dramas on Netflix. You can [...]

The Act of Consumption: Why do we spend so much money on goods we don’t use?

The Act of Consumption: Why do we spend so much money on goods we don’t use?

Follow the author, Francis: HERE Have you ever purchased something that you didn’t need but somehow ended up buying it? Well, you are not the only one. So many of us are guilty of spending our money on something unnecessary. The question is: why do we recklessly spend our money on these things? SALES The [...]

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 [...]