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You are worthy.

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You are not a twenty-year-old if you do not scroll through social media sites such as Facebook, Instagram or Twitter more times than you can count daily. Typically, we usually do it to starve our boredom or make us look busy when we are in an awkward situation. However, it grows into an addiction, and the next thing you know, you cannot live without them. While we are mindless scrolling through those social media platforms, we are inundated with tonnes of posts and videos highlighting the high points of our friends’ lives. …

The fate of your personal investments depends on how you put your life skills to use.

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Whether you are investing your money into financial instruments such as stocks and cryptos or in yourself, it is crucial to help yourself make decisions that you do not regret later. The word “investing” both excites and terrifies people. On the one hand, you have many people who view it as an opportunity to secure their future. On the other hand, some people are too afraid to take risks involved (such as financial risk and opportunity cost) and step outside their comfort zones (stress, anxiety and possibly, passive depression). …

A career is not everything.

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“In an era of stress and anxiety, when the present seems unstable and the future unlikely, the natural response is to retreat and withdraw from reality, taking recourse either in fantasies of the future or in modified visions of a half-imagined past.” — Alan Moore

Schools have taught us to be career-driven, and society has kept reminding us to have a stable future, you must aim high. So, when you finally land the job of your dreams, your emotions are uplifted. After all, you have poured your blood, sweat and tears into reach this point in your life. …

Your want is somebody else’s dream. Do not waste it.

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I have seen many people in my generation who believed that they had earned every right to all the luxuries in life, and when they do not get their way, they would rant and complain about how life is not fair. Truth be told, life is not fair to begin with, and yet, we believe that money falls from the sky when we ask for it.

Yet, I do not think we are quite as demanding and lazy as society thought us to be. I will confess that being in your twenties is perhaps the most terrifying decade of your…

Terence Kong

I write stuff. I take pictures too. Forever mind-wandering.

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