Dog days are here


Hey happy dog year everybody, I don’t know about you but I’m glad the rooster year is finally over.

I enjoy reading my Chinese horoscope, and it looks like my career is going to get pretty lit this year (yay!) but everything else is kinda meh (especially health… literally sounds like I’m going to break all my bones and lose gallons of blood this year –  how lovely).

But hey, let’s focus on career life here for a moment.
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Thoughts: Social media is a lie – part II


Lately I’ve found myself constantly telling people that my social media is a lie.

Most of the time, I say it in a joking way since I don’t always share things in real time (e.g. if I post a photo of last month’s lobster dinner it doesn’t mean I ate it last night), but more and more I feel my social media portrays an inaccurate picture of what my life is currently like.

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10 Sad Thoughts


I’d like to believe that I am an optimistic person, but the reality is that I’m more pessimistic than most people think. Sometimes, morbid and depressing thoughts just enter my mind and instead of reacting with: Well it doesn’t have to be this way! or Look at the bright side! I just solemnly agree in silence.

What kind of thoughts are these? Well…

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Thoughts: Death


Last week, my coworker asked me for advice on how to explain death to a preschooler.

I believe that children are almost always smarter than we think, so there is no need to sugarcoat bad news. In fact, I would argue that it is better to be simple and honest about a serious topic, and to fully explain it so that it doesn’t cause any confusion or trauma.

But really what do I know? I don’t consider myself as a person who has had any close contact with death.

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