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

Loved: Past or Present?

Recently I started a project with a few friends called "Loved", where we were calling for submissions of items, photos and stories of people who, simply put have/had/attempted to have a romantic relationship. Our aspirations were to hopefully gain enough traction so that we can eventually turn this into a physical exhibition where we can … Continue reading Loved: Past or Present?

Great Singapore Sale: Buying what truly matters (ft. Adam Smith, Father of Modern Economics)

So, we are halfway through the Great Singapore Sale (GSS) in Singapore, marked by the opulent merchandise displayed at every store front. Discounts plastered across windows, promo codes sent to every email address in Singapore (with people occasional sliding into the DMS as well) We are looking to make a killing for ourselves by getting the … Continue reading Great Singapore Sale: Buying what truly matters (ft. Adam Smith, Father of Modern Economics)

Whole Lot Knock It Down: My greatest takeaway from NS

I intended to write a piece on philosophy and its actual practical uses. I have already finished it, putting it up with a chock full of movie references and cool stuff to make it an exciting read. However, as it is NS50 day today(where we celebrate 50 years of National Service). I found it apt … Continue reading Whole Lot Knock It Down: My greatest takeaway from NS

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.