So I thought I was doing quite a good job with my budget and following very Lagom principles of spending. I was listening to Dave Ramsey recently on Youtube, and decided to redo my budget. Wow. I realised that I my budget wasn’t as rigid as I thought. Although we don’t have any subscriptions or… Continue reading How to make a budget and save money.
So recently I was rejected from a publisher because I wasn’t a member of the publishing group and needed to pay for a membership. What? Seems fishy. Decided to leave it. Potential waste of time/ money and doesn’t improve my writing credentials to buy publishing right? My brother, an artist, submitted work for a competition… Continue reading Scamming creative types.
So yesterday I attended the Standard’s Kindergarten fair in Hong Kong. I’m not having a baby or anything but there was a talk about bilingual children that I really wanted to listen to. We plan to raise our future children as bilingual so for that reason I was really interested in going. I had registered… Continue reading Disappointing “The Standard” kindergarten fair.
Today my family and I sat in the family a.k.a my mother’s incubator for creative types. If you have watched silicon valley you will know what this means. My brother is a game designer and my sister is an artist. We were discussing ways to increase passive income and build wealth. Yes, this is… Continue reading Collaborative economy.
Part of living abroad and coming home is dealing with people who try to make you feel bad. Even if they are scraping the barrell of things to say they will always find a way. Usually this is because a person who is doing something interesting or different makes them feel uncomfortable about their… Continue reading Why make people feel bad?
People often ask me how I do so many things, manage to side hustle, work, have a blog, social life, studied abroad, planned a wedding etc. Although this topic has been done to death on Youtube, I am going to give some tips that you may have heard on Youtube and that may or may… Continue reading Like a Girl Boss
Recently I was offered the chance of a new opportunity. It caused me a lot of stress and anxiety. So I called my sister, AKA the oracle. She told me to just try it, and if it went wrong, at least I had a funny story. Good advice from someone younger than me. I have… Continue reading Escaping the comfort zone