My Last Minute Trip to New York

I’m writing this post with 2.5 hours left of my flight back to Hong Kong from New York and I can’t believe that I almost didn’t go.

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The Value in an Amazing Hairdresser

Before high school, I never paid much attention to my hair. It was so long (down to my lower back) that my mom would just braid it every morning before she left for work. My favorite was and still is, the fishtail braid.

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Pregnancy, Unplanned

I’ve never considered myself to be maternal. I love and would do anything for my family and friends, nieces and nephews and enjoy playing with babies and kids, but finding out I was pregnant was something else. It was by far one of the most surreal things that I’ve ever experienced.  I’ve now been married…

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To Quit or Not to Quit

When I was in high school, my mom gave me a wall hanging that said “Don’t Quit” in big cursive letters. I didn’t adhere to that principle as a teen, but found it relevant when I started my career as a young adult. It reminded me that when things got tough, I had to keep…

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‘Tis the Season for Sparkles

Have you ever seen a cat with its eyes glued to a moving laser? I’m the same way when it comes to sparkly objects: my eyes get stuck to them as if I’m in a trance.

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Welcome to Hong Kong

Manisha Nair of the blog ifstyledanced shares her first thoughts on landing in Hong Kong for the first time as a resident.

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