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I was afraid of witches as a kid

My cousins told me some scary a** stories about witches when I was a kid. They had leathery skin. Their feet were pointed backward. And if they looked you in the eye, they’d take your soul.

We’re afraid of what we don’t understand

There’s a lot you don’t understand as a kid. So there’s a…


This is one of the most embarrassing things I’ve ever published

I know how to earn money- I just don’t know how to save or grow it

I was the youngest in a household full of professionals. So the importance of getting a good education and climbing up the corporate ladder was drilled into me by my parents and elder siblings. Here’s what we didn’t discuss at the dinner table: How to save. How to invest. How the stock market works. How the property market works. …


I’ve been living away from home since I was 16

I’m a fat guy living in a fit guy’s body

I run 6k 3–4 times a week. I do pull-ups, squats, and push-ups alongside that. I’m athletic. I also binge-eat fried chicken and…


Going to uni in Australia in the mid ‘2000s, I saw the same trend in international students, particularly from South Asia

Some of these girls had full make-up and stilettos on for a 9 am lecture. …






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