Identity

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Learning to Overcome My Insecurities

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I have always struggled with insecurities. I have always felt the need to be perfect and to present the best version of myself to everyone.
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I Learnt to Stop Obsessing Over God's Will for My Life

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In my late teens and early twenties, fresh faced and uni-bound, questions and concerns about God’s will for my life often dominated my thoughts. I searched for my “purpose” and “calling” in every corner I could find.
A hand is wiping the bathroom

My Career Came to a Standstill at 26

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At 26, my life changed in ways that I wouldn’t have planned for myself. My boyfriend at the time received an offer for a position overseas. We decided to get married so we could move together.
Roger Federer holding the tennis racket

Roger Federer: Moving On with Grace

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In the world of tennis, September 2022 will go down in history as the end of an era—the retirement of Roger Federer.
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Why Humility Isn't the Same as Putting Ourselves Down

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My friend gazed at me through FaceTime, a kind smile on her face. “I just want to let you know that I just counted you saying the word ‘stupid’ six times when talking about yourself.”
A woman is feeling anxious while looking at her phone

Why I Unplugged from Social Media

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When I first signed up on Facebook, I was an 11-year-old who was just trying to fit in. Over time, I began to feel the need to keep up with whatever’s trending on social media, because I was afraid I'd lose my friends if I didn't.
A woman is working as a chef

I Was a Chef, Until My Arm Stopped Working

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It all began one day when my shoulder started hurting. At first I thought it was just a bad case of stiff neck, but it worsened to the point that I couldn’t turn my neck anymore.
a woman is going to work in subway

The Struggles of Being Underemployed

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I graduated with a master’s degree, but after not being able to land a job in my field of study, I resorted to working at a restaurant to support myself.
Holding a "JUST SAY NO" card

Why We Struggle to Say No

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As I write this, I have just said “no” to listening to my mother’s resentments about a close family member. I told her it would be better for them to talk things out instead of using me as their confidante.