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Paralysed by Fear

In my head I know all the right steps to take, but I am paralysed by fear. Fear of rejection, fear of failure, fear of not being good enough. I know I shouldn’t care because what could be the worse … Continue reading

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What Were You Sure of as a 6 Year Old?

It’s sad that life beats us down and we don’t have the confidence we were born with. Was feeling introspective the other day and wrote this. Please indulge me. Always eager to hear your thoughts.

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Were Things Really Better in the Old Days?

Wrote more about my childhood. Hope you will like the post I wrote some time ago and will share your thoughts too. In all honesty, still feeling really down and finding it tough to write about temporarily happy occasions. Been … Continue reading

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Hollow

I don’t even hope for happiness. All I hope for is peace of mind and no more of this zero self esteem. It has plummeted so low and I feel like a total failure. I just have to keep writing … Continue reading

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10 Things I Wish Singapore Job Interviewers Would Not Do

{via ca4it} After reading this post about how applying for a job in Singapore can be draining, by the always brilliant Orange Foam Finger, it triggered off some of my suppressed feelings about the whole job interview process. Never wanted … Continue reading

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I Don’t Want to Disappoint my Six Year Old Self

My bursting with confidence, six year old self, if she had the chance to meet the 40 year old me that’s plagued with self doubt would say, “You’re a writer. You love words and illustrations, remember?”. I finally need to … Continue reading

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