That one new year resolution that doesn’t ever fail

Truth to be told, I was always someone who made fun of new year resolutions. They simply don’t work. Now there is a science behind why they don’t work but always hiding behind own’s comfort zone and using the excuse that most resolutions fail is also equally fucked up as much as expecting oneself to […]

Are we humans or are we cyborgs?

I think I was in primary school when I was into animated series such as Cyborg 009 and Cyborg Kuro-chan. Even Robocop. The idea of cyborgs fascinated me and it does till this date. I’ve been wanting to finish ‘Ghost in the Shell’ for a while now. The idea of being a machine and a […]

My generation’s Quarter Life Crisis

If you quickly Google “the most depressed generation”. Results suggesting that our generation (Millennials and Gen Z) pop up along with some research papers trying to explain why.

Draw my life (except I don’t know how to draw)

Okay, they say writing your feelings down can be therapeutic. Let’s try it out. They also say that you should share your feelings. I usually don’t know how to express my feelings because I myself don’t understand what is it that I am feeling often times. Or, even I when I do, I fear judgment and hold things back.

Stop chasing happiness

The general advice we receive when we are down is to stop being sad and be happy instead. Or worse, go on a road trip or something. What ends up happening instead is even if you gain momentary pleasure on the trip at some point, you’re going to be miserable throughout the trip. Why does […]

Embracing imperfection

Here’s the truth about all of us. We are never satisfied with what we produce. Remember that idea that was so perfect in your head? But, when you tried to execute it, it sucked. Or, you probably didn’t even try due to your fear of failure.

The problem with “The School of Life”

“The School of Life” is the brainchild Alain de Botton. De Botton completed his master’s degree in Philosophy at King’s College in London and gave up his Ph.D. research on French philosophy at Harvard to write books for the general public.

You are your unsung hero

I know that you have been through a lot. I know that the kind of things you’ve felt and experienced is unique to you. All your joys and hardships are yours. Of course, we can find something common between us and we have our fair share of shared experiences in life.

Why do you feel that way?

Why do we cry while watching a movie? Why do we get excited when our favorite team is winning? Why does a breakup hurt so damn much? Before we dive deeper into the rabbit hole of our emotions, let us first look at three ways we try to make sense of everything.

FOMO (Fear of Missing Out)

Merriam Webster describes FOMO (Fear of Missing Out) as   fear of not being included in something (such as an interesting or enjoyable activity) that others are experiencing. This happens to all of us on a day to day basis. You see photos of your friends traveling, on Facebook and you can’t wait to plan your […]