It’s not about me, but it needs to start with me.

Before I started work in my not-so-new job, I wrote down a list of reasons to remind myself of why I accepted the job, and also made a checklist to help me make a decision at the end of one year if I should stay or go. Here I am appraising my employer shortly after … Continue reading It’s not about me, but it needs to start with me.

This is what stepping into my discomfort zone looks like.

I am on a bullet train and I have to transit at some interchange ahead to change lines. But I am so exhausted I let myself fall asleep anyway. I awake later to find that I have missed some stops and will now need to make a detour. The train has stopped at a station … Continue reading This is what stepping into my discomfort zone looks like.

Happy cock it up year!

Another year with lots of new beginnings to be excited about. A new job, new names and faces to remember, new travel route to work, new things to learn on the job, all in one pretty package. Yet something seems to be weighing on me. I don't always like the skeptic in me, but I shall admit I have my doubts and … Continue reading Happy cock it up year!

Water off a duck’s back

This was a mantra I had heard repeatedly in RuPaul's Drag Race Season 5 by the winner Jinkx Monsoon every time she had to stand in front of the judges for their critics. I was a little slow to understand why she kept saying that. But the moment I had the literal visualisation of those words in my head, … Continue reading Water off a duck’s back