social media

A slave to social media?

The explosion of social media has always been a hot discussion among professionals, in terms of opportunities and impacts it can potentially bring. No doubt, the current pandemic has encouraged even more social media usage as a mean of communicating with others from home. The word 'use' is not to be underestimated. In fact, communicating … Continue reading A slave to social media?

instagram makes me nervous

Instagram makes me nervous. Does it to you?

"Interesting. She's got a pretty good life. I wish I've got this life.". . (next). "Amazing, I want to do that too, how did he get there?" .. (next). "Lucky her, I wish I could....." (next). The more I scroll, my self-esteem got pushed further - not upward though. Admiring how others life on Cloud … Continue reading Instagram makes me nervous. Does it to you?

Gray skies are just clouds passing over

Superficial : Expectation vs Reality

Gone are the days when Internet is a value-added option to our lives. It is now one of the necessities of life. With increasing apps creation, society is encouraged to become more superficial than ever. Physical interaction is gradually being replaced with virtual interaction. Talking is replaced with texting (it is no wonder voice calls … Continue reading Superficial : Expectation vs Reality

Pollen, Gardens by the Bay, Singapore

Desperate for Approval

Going on social network, stalking others life, and uploading updates are becoming daily norms these days. Not to mention even parents are starting social media accounts for newborns just to prep them for this new world. What are we trying to achieve out of exposing ourselves? My life is better than yours.  Whatever the reason … Continue reading Desperate for Approval

Coffee, Pollen, Gardens by the Bay, Singapore

The Perfect Hunt

I quit a new job after 5 months. This is my first career break attempt after 14 years and the shortest service I ever given to an employer. How does it feel like to drop everything off my shoulder after all these workaholic years? Why I did what I did? I wouldn't call myself a quitter. I … Continue reading The Perfect Hunt

Da Nang⁩, ⁨Thành Phố Đà Nẵng⁩, ⁨Vietnam⁩

Who we really are?

Instagram feeds have not been doing good apart from reaping our self-esteem apart. As much as we love posting our best shots to showcase the best part of our life, the social competition just keeps getting better with soaring apps assistance. The intensity of social upward comparison creates constant self-assessment of individuals, leading towards desires to … Continue reading Who we really are?