Therapy III

I start to think that there is some magical chemical in the air of Jen’s office. More than half of the things I said on her couch were buried so deep in my mind that I didn’t even know they were there. “I want a dark hole to go hide in.” I found myself lashing…Read more »

World Mental Health DAY

October 10. Yes, that is TODAY! Today is World Mental Health Day. It is ridiculous and sad to know that people, on average, wait 8 to 10 years before seeking help for mental illness largely due to stigma. “Oh, you are just lazy.” “You are just weak and whiny.” “It’s all in your head and…Read more »

Therapy II

Woah my first ever sequel! And thank you for waiting so patiently for this my seven dedicated readers! Sitting on her couch, I reached for a long woolly pillow and held it on my lap. The giant ceiling-to-floor window was right beside this comfortable couch. A line of birds (probably the signature Canada Geese) were…Read more »

Therapy

It is not easy to go through therapy. Let me skip all the mental debates of whether or not we should go seek for help from a psychologist. That is a whole other chapter in itself. It takes a lot of courage to acknowledge that I have a mental illness and professional help will be…Read more »

Youtuber

It is a dream job for kids born in the 2000s. Technically speaking, anyone with a phone or camera can become a Youtuber. People make videos on playing video games, eating food, or pranking others; literally anything is possible. And the reward is certainly attractive. In 2015, the top Youtuber PewDiePie made a gross earning…Read more »

A Mom’s Love

Generally speaking, moms love their kids unconditionally. It takes a lot of sacrifice and effort to raise a child. Before I became a mom, I always thought that “being a mom” is a natural instinct. It’s like a “mom hormone” would be released from your brain as soon as a baby is born. And then…Read more »

Run Away

How many of you had or are having the thought of running away? Away from these chains, responsibilities, away from the boring repetitive routines? Or even away from society where you can see injustice or crazy people everywhere? If you have, then where are you running to? A deserted Island with wifi and unlimited supplies…Read more »