How To Kill A Relationship

Many people seem to think that the best way to kill a relationship is to go cold turkey. When being with someone is too much to bear, they cut them off immediately. Delete their contact; block them on Facebook; erase all the conversations. But that only brings about more hurt. A vaccum is created in your life, in your emotions. And we all know what … Continue reading How To Kill A Relationship

My First Job Interview at 28

I stood outside the glass doors of a Japanese company, taking a sip of water from my bottle before dialling the intercom.

‘Good afternoon, how may I help you?’ came a woman’s voice.

‘Good afternoon. I’m here for an interview appointment.’ Continue reading “My First Job Interview at 28”

Live In The Now. Sometimes.

If you want to be happy, live in the moment.
To live a fulfilling life, be in the present.

Sounds great… Only, is it true?

I have always been pursuing happiness, finding meaning in the work I do. I often read, research, and then experiment with what I’ve learnt by living life with the adoption of different mindsets, carefully observing, and recording, my thoughts, habits, and moods in a diary in which I write for future references (when I can eventually read my own handwriting). Continue reading “Live In The Now. Sometimes.”

I Gave Up My Public Holidays

I go to bed at ten every night.

Last night, I wanted to stay up later for a bit of gaming. “It’s a public holiday tomorrow. I can afford a little rest, can’t I?” I told myself.

Why am I telling myself to rest because it’s a public holiday? How does it even concern me?

Then I remembered why I chose to be a freelancer; why I decided to give up all my holidays since 2011. Continue reading “I Gave Up My Public Holidays”