Allowing “Slack” As A Pre-requisite For Self Care, Productivity & Serendipity

Anything that’s held too tight and taut, leaves little to no room for creativity and to be a decent human being. – Me, 2024 Have you ever experienced speaking to people who are very busy or rushed? You may be curtly stopped or even yelled at or maybe ignored or slow to be responded to. … 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, 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, 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

Why so adamant on starting a trust?

In a nutshell, it’s good for my future generations (if any) and good for church of Jesus. It’s playing an extremely long game, eventhough I may no longer be physically around to see it grow massively. It will also help with my early retirement and sorting out the important things first, so that I can … Read more

It’s beginning to feel like a crypto bull market

It’s just a sense right now to me, where I see that “even” with the huge news of Binance’s CZ stepping down and agreeing to a $4B dollar fine “just” drops Bitcoin price by about $1K…for ONE DAY. Then the price goes back to usual, ranging in the $36-37K range. More and more people are … Read more