Perspectives

A while ago, out of a whim, we went to this famous food court late one evening and had supper there. It was a rare occasion as we rarely go out pass 9pm. We met this old lady who was manning the stall we ordered our snacks from (it was deep fried #cakoi, and it was good) , she looked like any typical old lady, nothing out of the ordinary,

Habits : Making things hard on ourselves

Lately, there seems to be a trend on youtube, people mocking people who practices morning rituals which consist of the following : meditation, reading, or journaling. (may I add sheepishly..these are all the rituals which I currently enjoy). It seems to me that these days, people feel indifferent to making poor lifestyle choices, because it has become the new norm. I hadn’t always be this way, waking up early, meditate,

An update on Meditation practice

https://youtu.be/z9vBMkMEq9E A compilation of my meditation practice back in 2017 When I first started this blog, I wanted to document all things personal development related, at the time, I was in a transition of building new habits, I was inspired after reading the book Digital Minimalism by Dr. Cal Newport, and James Clear’s Atomic Habits. There were a couple of habits that I wanted to work on, social media addiction

Good habits are as addictive as bad habits

I drew alot of inspiration from Jame’s Clear’s book “Atomic Habits”. Despite my best effort, prior to his book, my attempt to build habits were futile, as I would always revert to my old ways. It’s a combination between his book and Dr. Cal Newport’s book “Deep Work” that has helped me cement alot of the life changing good habits that I currently have, and I am forever grateful. I

Week 1 : Coffee Abstinence

  So I visit this coffee shop every morning, by coffee shop, I really mean Malaysian’s style “kopitiam”, where the lady boss uses cheap local coffee powder to make the coffee, with condensed milk. I like the ratio of the coffee with the condensed milk she makes, it’s slightly bitter (due to the acidity of the cheap coffee powder) but sweetened with the condensed milk. I am addicted to my

Atomic Habits : Meditation

These days, I really look forward to sitting down and writing on this blog, although I think I lack focus and my blog posts feels rather scattered, but these words, they represent a fragment of my present thoughts. Instead of a “tick”, I now use a rating system for my habits bullet journaling. Progress on meditation  I have moved up to tracking the quality of certain habits I’m trying to

Bullet Journaling : Building good habits

When I look at what people do with their journals…with all the fancy drawings, different types of pens, etc…I feel intimidated. This is why I often start and fail my journaling project, even thou I work in the creative field, I can barely write recognisable letters. Kind of like doctor’s handwritings, maybe even worse. I got the idea of bullet journaling through James Clear’s book  “Atomic Habits”. The idea seem