Back & Hand Pain…From More Clinical Work

This is on top of my management, marketing and administrative work already in Phoenix Rehab Physio & Hand Singapore clinics. Back pain is from the additional sitting, funny cos I advise patients to NOT sit too long or stay in a spot for too long as that often leads to additional ergonomic/repetitive strain related problems, … Read more

What Would You Do If You Retire Early?

I was asked this question a couple of weeks back by my crypto mentor, and yes, as usual, my brain didnt process it that fast then since it was a sudden question to me, but after a couple of weeks on-and-off pondering the question during quiet moments, I can explore a few answers. Firstly, for … Read more

Many Roads Lead To FIRE

After meeting one of the founders of SippingCoconuts.com, who inspired and deeply reminded me of my reason for FIRE (financial independence, retire early), I dived into their website and realized that they did the traditional fire route: They did NOT get any inheritance, or lottery wins, and just kept trucking to where they are today, … Read more

Sipping Coconuts

Happened to chance upon one of the founders / writers behind SippingCoconuts.com, and I was so inspired (and deeply reminded) when they told me that in 5 months time, they’re taking a long break together with their three kids (10, 7 and 1) to travel and see the world. To show the kids that there’s … Read more

Never grow a wishbone where your backbone ought to be

I chanced upon this quote, and it resonates well deeply in my soul and mind. 1st application: speaking against what you disagree with that’s not good It’s a stark reminder of me mustering the courage to speak up and against things that goes against my and good values, and to be proponent of good. An … Read more

I Spent $30 On Mobile Game Bullet Echo In-App Purchase (Vi)

I know, shocking…at least for me. I usually think 100 times or more, before spending such an amount on a game, much less an in-app purchase of a new character of this Bullet Echo game that I’m currently reallllllllly into. Yeah. Do I think it’s a waste of money? To an extent, yes. Do I … Read more

Your Biggest Enemy Is Yourself

Not that trash-talking jock, or that mean “friend” we all have. Or your seemingly mean neighbour, friends, family. Or maybe you were born poor and in a not optimal household, city or country. It’s you. There’s no one else to point your grubby finger to blame: “He / she did it”. Did what? If you … Read more

Next, Aggressively Cut Unnecessary Expenses

It’s not just how much cashflow and profit you can make, but it’s also how much you can keep. After all, compare these 2 cases: Perhaps you can argue that John is enjoying life more, will have greater networks and perhaps more work / wealth / investment opportunities…but really, who knows? Assuming nothing changes, I’m … Read more

Start Ups & Entrepreneurs, You NEED Cashflow

This is a rant. I’ve met so many…too many aspiring enterprises and entrepreneurs, who are blinded by their “big dreams” of “being” an entrepreneur, that they fail this most basic concept of entrepreneurship and business: That ALL businesses and start-ups need cashflow, to survive, thrive and grow. It’s so frustrating at times, when I come … Read more

Are You OK With Being Unpopular?

I’d been writing a series of playing by your game/play-style, and now that I look back and think about it, it’s really a topic about facing your deepest fears — That you may be rejected when when you embrace who you are (ie playing by your playstyle). It’s a bloody deep-seated fear that deep, instinctual … Read more