Cookin with Confucius: Learn the Confucian Way

    A non-descript weekday lunch appointment with my academic advisor.     Scott Cook is my academic advisor in Yale-NUS. He was also my Classical Chinese Professor. Yes, you read that right. An American man teaching me classical Chinese, all thanks to the beauty of globalisation. We played Basketball together as well and came … Continue reading Cookin with Confucius: Learn the Confucian Way

The College Student’s Guide to Productivity

Lunchbreak. A few weeks ago, I had literally the most productive lunch break ever by going to a workshop on productivity. (irony) I found the workshop tremendously useful in helping me optimise my time and organise my life better. So I thought sharing it here would be very beneficial to anyone who is reading. Common … Continue reading The College Student’s Guide to Productivity

The truth behind why the SAF does not give you warm showers.

As I began my internship in SPRING over the past few weeks, I began to re-think and reflect upon my previous profession in the military. I worked as an OCS instructor, where my main task was to instruct and train officer cadets into competent, committed and confident officers of the Singapore Armed Forces. While the … Continue reading The truth behind why the SAF does not give you warm showers.

8 Tricks to get fit while saving money for college kids

As I was reviewing the comments and feedback, I realised that my post was underdeveloped for the most part and too long for reading. With that, I decided rather than writing in all 5 categories in each week with a shallow perspective, I will zoom in on one of the 5 categories and attempt to … Continue reading 8 Tricks to get fit while saving money for college kids

New Year Resolutions are dumb.

I used to be one of those kids, excitedly penning down my new year resolutions only to see it fail spectacularly. Then it hit me, the reason why New Year Resolutions are dumb, it's because it has always been an extrinsic motivation that does not truly uncover the reason behind why we resolve to do … Continue reading New Year Resolutions are dumb.