📔 Journal

This is my public journal. Blogging is meant to be good for the soul, so we’ll see how it goes.

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Notes from a call with my YouTuber friends

April 7, 2021

Some notes from a catch-up call with my YouTuber friends.

My Goals Report – April 2021

April 2, 2021

The monthly post where I update you about my goals and how they’re going.

My Goals Report – March 2021 Update

March 3, 2021

This is the (new) monthly series where I update this public journal about the various goals I’m working towards.

My New Public Journal

March 2, 2021

Hey friends, So now that my team and I are taking this website more seriously, and now that I’ve decided that being a writer is a dream of mine, I’m starting this public journal. I do a reasonable amount of writing privately (thanks to Morning Pages, Roam Research and the Day One app), but one of my […]

Useful Apps To Improve Productivity and Study Effectively

March 18, 2020

If you’re looking to level up your approach to studying, look no further. In this list, I’ve broken down all of my favourite apps that have helped me over the years, and I’m sure you’ll love them as much as I do. Flashcards – Anki, Quizlet Anki The main flashcard software I use is an […]

3 Books That Changed My Life

March 16, 2020

Reading is one of the hobbies that I’ve consciously tried to maintain over the past few years. I think a lot of people underestimate how much we can learn from reading – as well as all the other benefits it can offer. I’ve learnt so many valuable lessons from books that I’ve read over the […]

Expand the Box

October 28, 2019

In a recent podcast, my brother and I discussed the concepts of invisible shackles, the hidden scripts we follow through our lives. We discussed the analogy of The Box (ie: our cultural norms) and how the boundaries of the box limit our thinking. For example, I never imagined that a ‘cycling holiday’ is a thing, until I spoke […]

The Concept of a Flywheel

September 8, 2019

I came across the concept of a Flywheel this week. I read about it on a post called ‘The Flywheel of Wealth’ on the wonderful personal finance blog Get Rich Slowly. A flywheel is a mechanical device designed to efficiently store rotational energy. Well, that’s how an engineer would describe a flywheel. I majored in English. To me, […]

Changing our perspective to make life more pleasant

April 21, 2019

You know that feeling when you come across something on the Internet and it immediately resonates with you and you think of 100 different applications for it? Well I had that feeling after reading one of Seth Godin’s daily blog posts this week. Here’s what he says: Deadlines work. They work because they focus the mind and create urgency. […]

How removing options makes me more productive

February 10, 2019

I woke up this morning at 6:15 and, as usual, I was pretty groggy and tired. At that point, as usual, the Resistance started whispering to me – “You went to the gym yesterday; you should take a rest day and sleep for another hour”, “you were feeling tired at work yesterday; you should get […]