Larger than Life

In the past week, I’ve experienced things that I think I’d only be able to have here in this city. First off, I cut my hair. I finally did it after being such an insecure coward. “My cheeks are so big!” “My face shape doesn’t work for short hair!” But whatever. Stine cut off around […]

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My first month in Berlin

June 10, 2019 11:50AM M13 to Albertinenstraße So in the past week, I have found trust in people I met just a month ago, admitted my feelings for someone after six years of chickening out, unexpectedly reconnected with two old friends after two years and six months (respectively), and am suddenly learning to develop a […]

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Finding Myself in a New City

written on June 1, 2019 | Berlin, Germany I’m writing this as I take the tram home at 20:20, hoping I manage to get a few more things at the supermarket because everything is closed tomorrow (Sunday). Of all places I had imagined to be, I never thought of Berlin. Ever. So obviously, a lot […]

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2019 Journals So Far

I just realized I didn’t write about my 2019 Journaling System here. Oops.  For context, you can watch the video below before I start putting out my thoughts on each journal I’ve used so far. Every year is always an experiment for me, not just with life in general (lol) but also with the journals […]

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Why I Deleted Instagram On My Phone

…for a week! It’s a Friday night as I’m typing this, and it’s my sixth day without Instagram on my phone (A MIRACLE!). I deleted the app on my flight back from Africa, when I landed in Changi Airport for a six-hour layover. I don’t know what went into me but I was getting too […]

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My Last Two Weeks in NYC

Fact: I wrote a long post during my layover at Changi Airport last April 14 (I’m currently in Cape Town, South Africa as I type this out on a Saturday night), but my dumb self accidentally deleted it from my Notes app so yes, it is gone, and I have no way to recover it. […]

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Desk Tour

After eons of attempting to rearrange my desk area, I finally sorted it out! Here’s the thing: my previous office / room was so tiny that I had to make everything work in a small space. And while I was resourceful enough, I found it really hard to adjust to a new space immediately. But […]

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An Impulsive Decision To Reopen My Shop

Hello. I’m publishing this on the week my shop reopens. I’m not exactly sure what went into me the past few months, but long story short, it’s happening: I’m putting it up.  After battling with several episodes of anxiety last year, the littlest decisions affect me on a regular basis. From what to wear to […]

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2019 So Far

Hello.  I’m not supposed to be writing since the website is going to be under construction in a few weeks’ time (and also I have a deadline due this Friday before I fly out for a 2-week vacation), but there’s an empty feeling inside me that made me just want to put something here for […]

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