Can I Survive For A Month On RM1,000?

So due to unavoidable circumstances (pay cut + I enrolled in a course; a decision I agonised over for long time before finally taking the plunge lol), I officially have RM1,000  left to spend in the month of October.  For the benefit of my foreign readers (if I have any), that’s about USD250. This is after deducting the usual necessities I spend on each month: RM1,000 … Continue reading Can I Survive For A Month On RM1,000?

Nurture Your Introverts to Harness Their Superpowers

introvert noun /ˈɪntrəvəːt/ a shy, reticent person. Mention introvert and the image that comes to mind is of a person sitting quietly in a corner, surrounded by a mountain of books. They might enjoy hobbies like knitting, drawing, video games, or going for long walks on the beach on their own. Extroverts, by comparison, are the ones who are forward and ‘think on their feet’; … Continue reading Nurture Your Introverts to Harness Their Superpowers

Patreon?

Hey guys! If you’ve been following this blog for any amount of time, you’ve probably noticed that I’m not very diligent when it comes to sharing personal posts or motivational (?) stuff like ‘Lessons I’ve learned from… etc.’  There are a few reasons for this: A) It Takes A Buttload of Time  Unlike lifestyle / food posts, which are based on experiences (ie, ‘tangible’ stuff  … Continue reading Patreon?

Where To Get Royalty-Free Images for Your Blog / Website

As much as possible, I try to use my own images on this blog, because a) it sucks when people steal my photos without even crediting where they got them from, and b) I want to avoid potential copyright infringement suits because you never know when you might get ‘unlucky’. Just because it’s rampant practice, it doesn’t mean you’re safe coz ‘everyone else is doing … Continue reading Where To Get Royalty-Free Images for Your Blog / Website

The “Secret” To Weight Loss May Lie in the Mind – And No, It’s Not About ‘Willpower’

Hey guys! Today’s post is going to be a long one – it’s about my weight loss progress and how dealing with my personal issues helped with it.  My weight has always been a touchy subject for me, but I feel that I’m finally ready to share my thoughts on it, how I’m trying to overcome challenges, and hopefully help others who are in the same … Continue reading The “Secret” To Weight Loss May Lie in the Mind – And No, It’s Not About ‘Willpower’

Diversifying Content – How Can Content Creators Move Forward in a Post-Pandemic World?

The travel and leisure industry as a whole has suffered tremendously since the coronavirus pandemic started its spread across the globe. Lockdowns, travel restrictions and economic uncertainty mean that people are either unable or unwilling to spend on luxuries like travelling. Social media influencers, who once made a living posting glossy photos of their latest excursions to Bali or other exotic locales,  are forced to … Continue reading Diversifying Content – How Can Content Creators Move Forward in a Post-Pandemic World?

Happy Anniversary – 8 Years on WordPress

WordPress reminded me today that it has been eight years since I started blogging on this platform. Eight, long years. If you counted my time on Blogspot and Xanga (I started blogging in 2009), then it would be a whole decade. 8 years is a long time. I graduated from university and joined the work force eight years ago. Changed several jobs. Made new friends, … Continue reading Happy Anniversary – 8 Years on WordPress