DISCLAIMER: This post is gonna be a reflection post on my leadership journey in NUS. It contains my experiences and mine only (it does not apply to everyone), neither is it a one size fits all kind of thing. Feel free to take the advice, but also know that it is from MY perspective. I … Continue reading I used to be afraid (now not so much) // My leadership journey in NUS so far
It's the little things that count, and this semester, I learnt to be proud of, and thankful for the smallest things. They're little on their own but if you put them together, they're not so little after all. Here's 25 little victories this semester: Being punctual for class. God knows how hard it was to … Continue reading Don’t despise the day of small things
Most people have their timetables empty when they come into university. Slowly with every fair that they go to, whether it is faculty events fairs, CCA fairs, sports fairs, etc., it starts filling up, first the weeknights, then the Saturdays and Sundays (perhaps) and then the slots where they don’t have lectures, and it … Continue reading A Christian student in college
I started on this journey in Year 2 Sem 1 because truth be told, I was attracted to the aesthetic side of it. It was much later that I appreciated everything else alongside the aesthetic. I've always been a stationery and notebook hoarder and it is a pain for anyone who follows me to Muji … Continue reading Studyblrs; what are they?
My story part 2: (Part 1 here) This is written as part of a RockTheNakedTruth campaign, founded by Cheryl Tay (@cheryltaysg) to help people love themselves and deal with their pasts with community support! It's really hard to explain or even start to think about self love in this day and age. It's very easy to … Continue reading My Story (Part Two)
Disclaimer: I'm writing this based on my experiences and mine alone. For a good while in my secondary school days, let's say because of a bad experience, I hated girls. I didn't wanna be like them. I detested everything that they were, because I felt I was not that. Secondary school was when girls grow, in … Continue reading Why do you do this? It’s not ‘you’
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ja-n5qUNRi8 This video caught my heart. It made so much sense. I hope it does for you too. Check out more of Prince Ea's videos.
https://www.ted.com/talks/sarah_kay_if_i_should_have_a_daughter?language=en "Always apologize when you've done something wrong, but don't you ever apologize for the way your eyes refuse to stop shining. Your voice is small, but don't ever stop singing." This was inspirational and moving. It reminded me of the values of passion and pride in which I build my work and daily … Continue reading If I should have a daughter
I did some looking up on TED videos when I got too sick of reading articles and here are some interesting ones. I do not say I agree or disagree with them as I have not listened intensely enough to, but they are worth a watch https://www.ted.com/talks/isabel_allende_tells_tales_of_passion/transcript?language=en https://www.ted.com/talks/ziauddin_yousafzai_my_daughter_malala/transcript?language=en (picture credits from cultofweb)
This post is to answer questions that people have asked me quite a few times. People ask me how do I manage 6 modules with 3-4 CCAs and some form of a social life (and remain sound and not be collapsing every night). Here's some basic tips and notes on it (which you've probably read … Continue reading Try this…