Sometimes we can shine with freedom from worry. Other times we have to make ourselves less shiny and dim our sparkle to protect ourselves from others. We try to protect others feelings and insecurities but inevitably hide our true self. Sometimes I feel like I’ve changed and lost some of my magic and sparkle living… Continue reading Hiding your sparkle.
I swear my mum was the OG of the no spend weekend. Anyway, seems like this weekend (and last weekend) I have so much admin to do. Thus, the weekend turned into a no-spend weekend. If you are saving money, studying, on a budget or just following Dave Ramsey, here are some ideas for enjoying… Continue reading No Spend Weekend Ideas
Yes everyone is talking about Christmas 2017. Just look anywhere on Twitter, Youtube or Instagram. However, as part of my journey to simplify my life, I am trying not to go out, hurrying to buy Christmas gifts. I’m really going to consider who I should buy for (in reality about ten people), what suits them,… Continue reading Intentional & Budget Friendly Gift Giving
I just watched two inspiring videos. One by Dave Ramsey about the financial benefits of being married and one by a YouTube I just discovered called Mignon Cobra. I always enjoy listening to Dave’s videos because they reaffirm a lot of my life choices and beliefs. I’m trying to live frugally to ensure I can… Continue reading Don’t be afraid.
So I didn’t post much the last two weeks as I had my mother in law staying and things went by in a crazy blur. Between working, family things and taking care of her I had no time for blogging. As she was staying with us we had a lot more family dinners than normal… Continue reading Busy week update.
So I just finished reading a book by Tina Steelig, a famous Stanford Professor. It’s called “ What I wish I knew when I was 20“. It’s about entrepreneurship, taking risks, and discuss examples of many successful business models from well-known entrepreneurs. A friend lent it to me, as I mentioned my blog, as well as… Continue reading What I Wish I Knew When I Was 20 & My Failure Resume
Today there is a typhoon, signal number 8 in Hong Kong. We are hiding out in the apartment watching Gossip Girl and drinking tea. How glorious. It is most welcome after the week I’ve had running around working on various things. I hope you’re enjoying a lazy Sunday. I’m enjoying mine for sure! Thanks for… Continue reading Weekend typhoon Hygge.