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
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
I told myself that I would write something and post weekly on my blog (regardless of what happened) and then this past two weeks happened. Amidst the mad rush of things, I found it increasingly difficult to actually write stuff and formalise my thoughts. My brain has been caught up in a smorgasbord of thoughts, … Continue reading The Discipline of High Kneeling
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
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.
Hey, friends. It’s Keith here. I have been taking a hiatus from blogging because: a. doing some brainbulking on my own, building my mental muscles and expanding my intellectual capacity b. training the physical body, unleashing the dormant lion in my skin. c. working (like a day job,duh!) And after a really long period of … Continue reading Weapons of Warriors