Alden Tan

Apr 26, 2021

You’re all grown up today and now you’re thinking like:

“Wait, we were the uncool kids back in high school?”

“Wait, now I am the one creating drama?”

“Wait, I made that mistake that I thought I never would?”

“Wait, I’ve become that which I have sworn to destroy?”




Feb 26, 2021

One of the best pieces of advice I had ever gotten was from a friend who simply told me this over an audio note on WhatsApp:

“Just try your best bro. That’s all you gotta do everyday. Wake up, try your best, then go to sleep. Repeat again tomorrow.”




Feb 24, 2021

Image is not mine

Isn’t it funny, that the people who whisper, “Be the bigger person” are the ones standing on the shoulders of giants?

Just something I always thought about. I find that people who are really quick to say, “Be the bigger person” are the little ones who don’t want to do the work. They ride on the confidence of giants because they’re too insecure to face challenges in…