Rebecca Lim

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Why We're Hooked on Squid Game

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Imagine this: After years of striving and struggling, you’ve found yourself reaching the bottom of the pit. With nowhere to turn to and seemingly no way out of your circumstances, a random stranger offers you a once in a lifetime opportunity to win a truckload of money. All you have to do is participate in a simple series of games. What would you do?
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Why Simone Biles' Decision to Step Down from the Olympics Finals Matters

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One of the biggest stars at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, American gymnast Simone Biles made headlines globally yesterday—but not for the reason everyone was expecting.

4 Essential Life Lessons From Start-Up

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Whether you’re on #TeamDoSan or #TeamJiPyeong, here are some essential life lessons from Start-Up that can speak into our own journeys—whether we’re starting a new relationship or venture, helping others kick-start their own dreams, or figuring out exactly what we want to do with our lives.

How to Get Rid of Your Unwanted "New Normal" Habits

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As the world adjusts to a “new normal”, I’ve awakened to the realization that COVID-19 has incubated a “new normal” of a different kind within me—one I’m not sure I should get used to.

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

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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

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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

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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. 

Why Frozen 2 Made Me Uncomfortable

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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?

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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.