You may have noticed that Seoul Startups has been on the quiet side this year. No meetups, no workations in Jeju or Yangyang, no ecosystem mapping projects.… Read more “Did I give up on Seoul Startups?“
Category: Random Thoughts
Life in LA of Korea
The Good, the Bad and the Weird Sometime in early spring I made a significant change in my life. No, I didn’t abandon Korea – it seems… Read more “Life in LA of Korea“
How to be unemployed in Korea
Yes, I’m currently unemployed. And while I figure out the rest of my life, I have managed to make some of the anxieties go away by being granted unemployment benefits.
I’m not here to bitch about what was wrong with my previous job nor to gloat how awesome my unemployment (sic!) life is. Let’s talk about WHY we quit our jobs.
Korea Startup scene – you piss me off, but I still love you
The good, the bad and what we need to fix.
5 Things crossfit did for me
No, I don’t live in the box (crossfitters’ slang for gym), although there are sure days when I would.
I actually pity the men and boys in our society/societies. And women/girls. Or really everybody. Here’s why: This novel was a big favorite of mine. Now I… Read more “#Girldown”
On having your own tribe.
‘No man is an island’ said some poet, high on absinthe and his own ego. And as cliche as it may sound, life proves that it is… Read more “On having your own tribe.”
On living with bulimia
It took me a long time to admit to myself that I had a serious problem. And even longer to start talking about it publicly (fortunately I was wise enough to seek treatment right away). But I don’t think I have ever gone beyond saying that I was seeing a shrink, took some drugs and had an undefined eating disorder. I thought that people around me either don’t care or would be disgusted by it and me (the way I was about myself). But talking helps, even if it pushes people away (my roommates decided to ‘divorce me’ based on my ‘lack of mental stability’). It makes ‘it’ a reality, acknowledged by others, therefore something I can fight with, not only in my head.
Having turned 30 last year, I cannot really go around hiding my incompetence behind the ‘rookie’ argument. It seems that I’m too old to hold on to… Read more “Imposter Syndrome”