Every summer, I return home to Toronto for a small break in between my year abroad adventures. It's such a bittersweet feeling when I return to all things that looks and feel so familiar. Things haven't changed much, and yet, I have grown so much and sees life a little bit different. After a long… Continue reading Reverse Culture Shock: Coming Home
It has been a good three weeks in Toronto, and it was exactly what I needed. After a whole year of turmoil, stress, and even an injury, I needed to come home to be able to breathe again and to start the healing process in physiotherapy. People say you never know what you have until… Continue reading What I Miss from Toronto
This summer, I've accomplished a lot -- perhaps even a bit more than I have expected. I'm in Toronto for only 3 months and before returning, I know this summer would be different from any other. I was really focused on getting things done, building my portfolio and getting my driving license. I knew I… Continue reading Reflection: Summer 2013
It's hard to believe that the month I've been waiting for is finally here - welcome September! It has been a tough and hectic two months in Toronto - I've had enough doc appointments, checkups, meetings, hospital visits and intense driving lessons. September is the calm month, where everyone is going back to regular schedule,… Continue reading Hello September!
Over a year ago, I wrote a short post on "Why Mentors are Important." It featured my mentor, Ling, who has watched and helped me grow since day 1 in Power Unit Youth Organization. This organization is one whom I have been involved and supported in numerous of roles since 2006, first as a participant,… Continue reading Summer Mentorship