Entries by Rebecca Lim

It’s Okay to Not Be Okay: Whose Story Matters?

Like most people, I only started watching Netflix’s recent K-drama, “It’s Okay to Not Be Okay”, to check out Kim Soo-hyun’s long-awaited comeback to K-dramaland.

But as soon as the opening sequence began, I was completely sucked into the whimsical, Tim Burton-esque story of a beautiful girl trapped in a tower by herself because the world sees her as a “monster who brings along the shadow of death”.

EPL Champions After 30 Years: What Liverpool’s Win Taught Me About Victory and Defeat

It’s the moment every Liverpool fan has been dreaming of. After 30 long years, countless close runs, and a three-month delay no thanks to Covid-19, Liverpool Football Club have finally been crowned Champions of English football, with a record-breaking seven games in hand and a 23-point lead.

The World of the Married: When A Loving Spouse Turns into Your Greatest Enemy

How does a loving relationship dissolve into one filled with hatred and resentment?

This is the question at the heart of “The World of the Married”, the recently concluded k-drama that has been keeping viewers alternating between suspense and disbelief over the past eight weeks—sparking introspective conversations about fidelity and trust, and shattering k-drama rating records in its wake. 

Dear Ravi, I Met You When I Was On The Verge Of Leaving The Faith

Dear Ravi,

Like many others around the world, my heart has been heavy all weekend as I’ve taken in the latest update from your daughter about you. After just two short months since being diagnosed with sarcoma and undergoing chemotherapy, you’ve been told that “no options for further treatment remain”.

Why Frozen 2 Made Me Uncomfortable

I’ll admit it: I was one of those adults who was probably more excited about Frozen 2 than the average kid.

And it wasn’t just because Disney went all out with the merchandise to build up anticipation for the movie’s release weeks before.

The #AgeChallenge: Will You Still Look Like You in 50 Years?

In the past few days, my social media feeds have been filled with pictures of my friends—except 40-50 years’ older—with the hashtag #AgeChallenge or #FaceAppChallenge.

A Letter to the Friend Who Feels Like Giving Up on God

Dear friend,

I was devastated when you told me that you’ve decided to “give up” on God.

But in some ways, your decision didn’t come as a complete surprise to me.

It Doesn’t Stop At Our Votes

On May 10, 2018, Malaysians woke up to a new reality. For the first time in the nation’s 61 years of history, a new coalition—Pakatan Harapan—has assumed the role of the government.