A New Zealander’s Story On Being Chinese

I finished reading Being Chinese - A New Zealander's Story by Helene Wong in two days, and it really made me think about my own background, experiences and thoughts on being a New Zealander. Wong was born in Taihape, with a mixture of second and third generation in her family, and in her book, she explores her … Continue reading A New Zealander’s Story On Being Chinese

The Way We Dress Affects How People Treat Us

Dressing well is a form of self care. I talked to a friend of mine, and we had a really interesting conversation about how we present ourselves, how people treat us when we dress well and she told me how she believes that dressing well is a form of self care. The words really stuck … Continue reading The Way We Dress Affects How People Treat Us

The Survival Guide To Living Without Your Phone

The title may sound slightly dramatic, but it's very common that most people couldn't leave the house without their phone or they aren't able to go without their phone for a day. It makes me think about when I was younger, we would normally ask our friends at school if they would like to come … Continue reading The Survival Guide To Living Without Your Phone

Life Is About The Journey Not The Destination

It's 11pm, and I'm normally an early sleeper, but I am currently writing this in my diary (which I thought I would now post on my blog). The words "It's about the journey, not the destination" rings so much truth. I think of when I used to perform, the hours of practice that one does … Continue reading Life Is About The Journey Not The Destination

The Skinny Frame In The Fashion Industry

Thin is always trending in the fashion industry. The dark side of the fashion industry includes the desire for a skinny frame. Growing up, I was called skinny, twig, thin and lean. The problem was that it was either said to me as a compliment or as a bad thing, and I was told to … Continue reading The Skinny Frame In The Fashion Industry

Instagram Diary And Life Without A Phone

How do you survive without your phone for a week? Leave the house without putting your phone in your bag. It was a wonderful experiment to try, after I read Womankind Magazine's post on the smartphone challenge. I realised when I didn't use my phone for a week, how much I didn't need it. Most of the … Continue reading Instagram Diary And Life Without A Phone