Agnes Chew


Agnes is a writer, traveller, and musician at heart, with an insatiable curiosity for life. She writes at

Why We Should Actively Become Authors Of Our Own Ambitions

By Agnes Chew
As we trudge through the transformative, tumultuous and sometimes traumatic years of our 20s with our engines operating at full steam, it often feels like an inevitable fate is bound to befall us. It might occur at a particular moment in which we…

Why The Idea Of Living Forever Would Make Life Much Less Enjoyable

By Agnes Chew
"In the long run, we are all dead." — John Maynard Keynes What is the point of it all, then? Death is defined as the unequivocal and permanent end to our existences, and Thomas Nagel has argued that it is undesirable primarily because it deprives us…

Cultivating Loneliness: The Importance Of Not Letting Others Stand In Your Way

By Agnes Chew
We will leave this world as alone and as lonely as we enter it. We are all lone travelers in this journey of life. We do not know exactly why we are here, how we came to be or where we are headed. In fact, despite the advances in technology and…

Suffer Successfully: How To Use The Negatives In Your Life As Motivation To Do More

By Agnes Chew
Our twenties may very well be one of the most difficult and perspective-altering phases of our lives. We seem to be perpetually overwhelmed with a plethora of unforeseen tests, quandaries and afflictions in the various aspects of our lives. In the…

Why It's Okay To Have A Quarter-Life Crisis

By Agnes Chew
The act of questioning is a double-edged sword; while it may allow for the exploration and discovery of new concepts and ideas that may have otherwise passed us by, it may also lead down a dark, dismal spiral into the ominous predicament many have…

How Would You Define Happily Ever After?

By Agnes Chew
“And they lived happily ever after…” How many times have you found this familiar last line bidding you farewell as you arrive at the end of a fairytale? They all begin innocuously enough, “Once upon a time…” They take us through relatable struggles…