Healing: the continual process of seeking to be healthy and feel whole

Healing is the process of allowing yourself to accept the changes in your life and your surroundings while finding peace in the depths of your mind. Healing is not a one-time, definitive incident, but a continuous phase of seeking to make yourself whole.  Healing is transformative.   Depending on the season of life you are […]

Welcome to Samdal-ri: Warm and Inviting For the Winter Season

You know what? If I get a scar here like this, it’ll look like I have a story to tell,” says Ji Chang Wook’s Cho Yong Pil in ‘Welcome to Samdal-ri.’   A poignant statement, if we regard the scars as badges of honor that we survived the symphony of life, which comes with its […]

Safeguarding the Mental Health of Future K-Pop Artists

Groundbreaking news in the K-Pop industry! South Korea has just enacted a historic legislation titled, ‘Seoul City Ordinance on the Protection and Support of the Rights of Youth Culture and Art Performers ,’ which aims to protect the physical and mental well-being of future K-Pop artists. This legislation will help the country protect idol trainees facing […]

Loneliness: the feeling that nobody is on your side

Loneliness is a feeling that nobody is on your side. The feeling that despite standing in a room full of people, your existence seems invisible.

In fact, loneliness has been referred to as a global epidemic by the WHO (World Health Organization) indicating it can be as bad for people’s health as smoking 15 cigarettes a day. American psychiatrist Robert Waldinger says, “Loneliness kills. It’s as powerful as smoking or alcoholism.” Waldinger leads the Harvard happiness study[1] , the longest scientific study of happiness ever conducted.

My Favorite K-Dramas

One of the most popular questions I’ve received in recent weeks is, “Noona’s Noonchi, what are the best K-Dramas of 2022 in your opinion?”