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Tears From Vancouver to Alberta

It has been almost 4.5 years since I threw all my stuff in my car and drove away from Vancouver to Alberta, not looking back.…

Defeatist Attitudes

“Getting a Ferrari is unrealistic though.” “Some peoples’¬†families are just rich.” “They’ve just¬†had connections.” “They were just [academically] smart.” So common are quotes like the…

Stereotype of Asians and Money

“Most jump to the conclusion that if you are Asian and you look like you have money, your family must have money. I’m the odd…

Inability to Adapt to Change

“The historic belief that going to post-secondary for a degree is a guaranteed superior path to prosperity in today’s economy, is akin to the one…

The Achilles’ Heel to Success

Resistance to public scrutiny is often the achilles’ heel to success- from lifestyle choices to financially sound decisions. You can often tell a Asian person’s…