Monthly Series

13 Things I’m Grateful For Since I Started Blogging Consistently

13 Things I’m Grateful For Since I Started Blogging Consistently

This is the 13th article I’ve written since setting a personal goal of publishing at least one article per week at the start of August this year. It might seem like a small thing to some. It’s hardly an ambitious target and I am not […]

Reflections and lessons after three months of blogging

Reflections and lessons after three months of blogging

Make no mistake, I still have no clue what I’m doing. But after three months of displaying something resembling discipline, here are the lessons I’ve learned from committing myself to posting at least one article per week.   1. Time is like money   I’m […]

5 Things You Need to Know About Working Towards Your Goal

5 Things You Need to Know About Working Towards Your Goal

There is something deeply terrifying about committing yourself to a goal. Everybody wants something. And for most of the time, these thoughts are simply that – thoughts. They linger in your mind and lull you into a daydream, tantalising you with a small, beautiful piece […]

How Compatible are Your Goals to Your Lifestyle?

How Compatible are Your Goals to Your Lifestyle?

According to a survey conducted by Statistic Brain early in 2017, out of the 40% American respondents who make New Year’s Resolutions, a mere 9.2% felt they were successful in achieving their goals. So if you’ve been feeling crappy about yourself for not having enough willpower […]

7 Reasons Why Missing Your Target Can Be a Good Thing

7 Reasons Why Missing Your Target Can Be a Good Thing

Last week was the first time I missed my self-imposed deadline of posting one article per week every Wednesday. I can hardly say I was surprised. I had been progressively cutting it thin as the weeks went by. For my first few articles, I would […]

How to Go Against Your Family’s Wishes in 10 Steps

How to Go Against Your Family’s Wishes in 10 Steps

In Malaysia, there is a Malay proverb that goes like so:   Air dicincang tidak akan putus.   The literal translation is ‘water minced will never break’. Some might liken it to the English proverb of ‘blood is thicker than water’, which is used to […]

Have You Chosen the Right People to Be Your Friends?

Have You Chosen the Right People to Be Your Friends?

The people closest to our hearts have the most strategic position of hurting us and quite possibly destroying our lives. It’s easy to keep our wits about our enemies – we know for a fact that they are out to get us. But with people […]

How Much of Your Life Can You Truly Control?

How Much of Your Life Can You Truly Control?

Every now and then, each of us is faced with circumstances that can leave us feeling helpless and frustrated. It could be small things like getting stood up or missing the train to big things like losing the people and things we hold dear. At times […]

The Beauty of Focusing on One Thing at a Time

The Beauty of Focusing on One Thing at a Time

For the past one month, I’ve written four articles regarding the Things You Should Consider If You’re Thinking of Leaving Your Job in order to start something of your own. You can read them from the links below: 1. 10 Things You Might Hate About […]

At Which Point of Your Life Should You Consider Yourself Successful?

At Which Point of Your Life Should You Consider Yourself Successful?

The best definition of success I could find on Google is ‘the meeting of an aim or purpose‘. I consider this the best definition because it doesn’t assume what constitutes success other than the achievement of a goal. The goal could be money, fame, love, […]