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End-of-year reflections

There’s no doubt this year has been full laughter and sorrow; from career to relationships. A year that has been mercilessly putting all the stops. Looking back, I felt like I haven’t improved myself as much as I would have hoped for. I’m still the same unconfident person who’s always spiteful and jealous at every single thing. As the year comes to a close, I realise that...

The lies I tell myself

The lies I tell myself and I

“Underachieving Underachiever” That was the title I gave myself. The title to remind myself who I used to be, the title to remind myself who I still am. I was always the “disappointment” of my family. Bad grades, videos games, socially awkward, you name it. To compensate for my lack of talents and skills, I pretended to be cool by doing edgy things only immature kids would...

The feelings of transferring universities

Taylor's University Drawing x QUT

Before the transfer One year ago, I was a proud and “pretentious” first-year software engineering (the real engineering) student at Taylor’s University. To be honest, I loved Taylor’s. We had a lake, some ducks, and a bunch of cute doggos running around the car parks. It was a great environment to study overall and I loved the people who I was studying with. However, a day...

Alone… But not lonely.

Drawing of sad self

Being alone should suck. Last July, I was ousted by my circle due to some misunderstandings. It hurt. Why? I thought we were the closest of friends. I thought we were better than a few mistakes. I thought we would still be together. Losing my friends felt like being stabbed in the heart. And as someone who was super reliant on friends, this was more so hurtful for me. But being alone...

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