Discussion of news topics with a point of view, including narratives by individuals regarding their own experiences

Is it better to pursue your passion or to let it remain a hobby? I’ve been following the former path again and again ever since I decided on my college major, but I still don’t know the right answer to this question.

The only thing I do know is that pursuing your passion is as draining as it is fulfilling. Therefore, it’s crucial to still have a hobby — something you do for the pure joy of it. The more removed it is from your passion, the better.

For me, that’s ice skating.

Teaching in the pandemic is tough. But after a whole year, there are important takeaways.

I run high-school art classes online and in person

I used to feel ashamed crying in public. Now I embrace it every time.

In 2020, I started keeping my ‘crying diaries’

I used to laugh off anti-Asian jokes. Now, I will stick up for myself every time.

It’s been too easy to downplay racism in the past