From the moment we’re born, we begin to make choices and determine our priorities.

At first, it’s relatively simple. As a baby, most of my life decisions are made by my parents – otherwise, my priorities are determined by my biological needs. So I eat when I’m hungry, sleep when I’m tired, and so on. Life’s pretty dandy.

When we transit to primary school, we move out from under the protective wings of our parents and into the vast world of shiny and loud things that demand our attention.… Read More

journalism

It’s been a roller-coaster year of sorts for me since graduation midway last year. Since then, I’ve undergone 4 (full-time) job changes within a window of 11 months. Yes, that averages to about a new job every 2.75 months – I am the very epitome of the millennial’s struggle to find purpose, passion, and autonomy in the economy today.

Thankfully, I’ve been blessed with a slew of clients in my freelance writing career in the meantime that keep me afloat.

I have learnt a lot in these tumultuous months, though.… Read More

so what are you going to do with that

taken from dailyutahchronicle.com

So I recently wrote about following your heart when pursuing education. I mentioned that we should not let the fear of practicality paralyze us, but follow our hearts where it would take us. It certainly sounds all good and ideal, but I’d bet that you read that, nodded furiously in agreement… And went back to pursuing the most practical course in your institution (or at least, two-thirds of you would).

I recently found an article that would, IMO, be far more convincing.Read More

addiction tips

From Daniel: Addiction is certainly one of the greatest impediments to happiness, largely because it creates an illusion of happiness, however short-lived it may be. It takes very decisive steps in the right direction in order to break out from the chain of addiction.

The writer, Gerald Blackson, writes about substance abuse, health and education. His most recent work highlights the Top 10 Best Master’s Degree Programs in Health Informatics.

 

Addiction, whether to drugs, alcohol, cigarettes, or any other possible substance, is a life-threatening and purposeless experience.Read More

Here is a post I recently posted on Job Hatch Singapore. It really is a topic that is close to my heart – the renewing of the mind, the changing of paradigms. Find the original article here. Enjoy!

 

so what are you going to do with that

It’s hard to be an undergraduate studying in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) in the National University of Singapore (NUS). Not because of the tremendous workload, nor the fact that we literally travel uphill for every single class we have to take.Read More