Life

Being Happy In A Meaningless Life

We live a meaningless life and then we die. How can someone be happy with such a bleak disposition? My philosophy is that human existence inherently has no meaning. I have come to terms with the fact that everything that I do in this life will amount to nothing as it fades into the vastness […]

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Life

3 Big Career Mistakes I Regret Making

Lessons to learn from today that will help you avoid the career complications of tomorrow As the world reaches a standstill because of COVID-19, many fresh graduates are thrown into a hectic job market. Getting started on a career amid a pandemic seems like an impossible task, especially when you have to compete with other […]

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Life

The One Important Thing You Should Have in Your Resume

Are you not getting that job interview? This is why. As coronavirus continues to sweep the globe, many people are competing to get a job. Fresh grads now have to go against professionals who were laid off work, alongside those who were previously unemployed before COVID-19. So a few days ago, I decided to ask […]

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Writing

The 4-step Process to Overcoming Writer’s Block

The secret lies in effectively communicating with yourself Every writer knows what it feels like to be in the zone. It’s euphoric to see your page get flooded with ideas. Then you stop. You already have all these ideas, but you’re having trouble stringing the words together. You don’t know how to actually start. Writing is only […]

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Writing

In a Toxic Relationship with Writer’s Burnout?

Let me teach you how to break up in 5 easy steps. When I first started writing five years ago, I specialised in writing advocacy pieces. All my articles were lengthy and overloaded with information. As an activist, I felt obligated to ensure every piece I published had to be about social justice. This expectation […]

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Miscellaneous

I Dreamt I Lost My Voice

Two nights ago, I had the most horrible dream. I dreamt I lost my voice and I couldn’t move my hands. I pushed and pushed for the words to come out, but all that I could hear was breathy slurring. I tried to pick my hand up, but it wouldn’t move. What made it feel […]

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Writing

What Can Writers Do During a Crisis?

Get writing — it’s time to help the world Everyone in this world has a superpower, a role they play in their respective communities. In times of crisis, we need to use our collective powers to help those in need. For writers, that superpower is their words. Writers have the power to influence change in […]

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Writing

5 Simple Ways Twitter Improves Your Copywriting

As a long-time Twitter user, I can guarantee you this app will step up your writing game. Currently, I have over 53,000 followers on Twitter. I am also verified, a badge I received a few years into my writing career as a columnist. I first joined Twitter in 2011 only to keep up to date […]

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Activism

The Weight of Child Pornography

You can read this article on Malay Mail. TRIGGER WARNING: This post about might be disturbing to some. I urge you to prepare yourself emotionally beforehand. I apologise for some graphic explanations, however I believe that child pornography is an issue we need to tackle head-on. It is the least that we can do for […]

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