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5 life lessons we learnt in 2018

New year, new us? The Peak team reflects on the horrors and highs of the passing year.

The greater the pain, the greater the love. So, even when the heartache comes in waves when I think of my father or beloved rabbit, the very presence of grief is proof of affection.

I am grateful we shared our lives, no matter how it, or that it eventually, ends.

 Adeline Wong

Jennifer Chen
“You scared, ah?” Drinking one- upmanship does not have an age cut-off.

(Previously debated: The Peak Team looks back on the diversions that made our childhood)

Learn to let go, especially if you’re holding on to something that’s tanking more quickly than Bitcoin.

Denise Kok
Features Editor
Lynette Koh
Watches & Fashion Editor
That, despite your best intentions, you DO forget what it’s like to be young as you get older. With the resurgence of all things 1990s (my coming-of-age era!) in fashion, I’ve taken to saying to younger people: “Please, we did that way before you.” So annoying. Sorry, younger people.

Know your worth and don’t discount yourself, not even during Black Friday.

 Goh Wee Tseng
Goh Wee Tseng

(Previously debated: #LifeBeyondGrades: Are you satisfied with where your PSLE score has taken you?)

Photo by Sebastien Gabriel on Unsplash