To positively contribute to the #StopAsianHate movement happening right now, I would like to share my own experiences as an Asian-American with the intention of creating more awareness and empathy for the hyphenated Asian community. I don't have all the answers on how to solve racism and Asian discrimination. But I do have a voice
I have been following David Brooks for a while now. He is a New York Times Op-Ed columnist, a best-selling author, a political commentator, and a founding member of Weave. The reason why I have been following him is not for his political beliefs, but because he is an intellectual pundit who has been openly
Last week I had a Zoom call with a Buddhist monk in Thailand. It was offered as part of a 3-day virtual meditation retreat I participated in. Before the call, I spent an hour organizing and prioritizing my questions (I had quite a few). After all, how often does one get a 1:1 consultation with
Despite what you are told growing up, there is no playbook for how you should live your life. There's simply choice and the meaning you give to each choice. Does this sound terrifying to you? It shouldn't! If you let this soak in, you realize there are infinite ways in which you can choose to
Despite our best attempt to compartmentalize work and personal life to be "professional", we often see that these lines blur. The year-long pandemic, world events, and the evolution of work culture have all contributed to more casual, open, and flat workplaces. With this evolution, we are starting to see our humanness more exposed at work.
The pandemic has encouraged innovation in some unexpected ways. One of the most joyful ones is personal retreats. While we wait for the vaccines to roll out and remain in lockdown for possibly another year, I would encourage you to take time off work to give yourself a proper staycation. I recently experimented with different