What Expectations Do You Have About Work And Life?

Growing up, my parents instilled in me a sense of direction and focus. However, that path was narrowly defined for me. For many Asian parents, becoming a doctor or a lawyer are often the only acceptable professions due to their societal prestige and high paying salaries.

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Outside In

Have you ever thought about how others perceive you? And how their perception of you shapes or strengthens your own identity?

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Hug Your Younger Self

When I was an adolescent, no one ever asked for my opinion on most matters. At mealtime, I ate the pickled side dishes that my Mom prepared. She didn’t ask if I preferred rice or noodles to accompany the spicy Banchan on the table. My Mom cooked our meals with the available ingredients from the sparse kitchen in our modest Korean home.

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