I’m trying to have an opinion more often. I’m learning how to better form my thoughts. The result of those two goals are these articles. Maybe one day, they will have a proper home.

Reaching a goal while losing myself

Last year, I would say that I was a lot more self driven and self disciplined. After all, I was able to finish renovating a basement. I was able to write 30,000 words in a month all around personal finance, and then I spent a good chunk learning basic...

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2017 – A Year of Growth

Even though I tried to list out what happened, I couldn't find the motivation to write it all out. So I decided to do what I learned to do this year - impromptu recording. It saves a lot of willpower and time so I'll probably do this a lot more going forward. Anyway,...

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Thank you Canada

Thank you Canada, for welcoming my first breath. For giving me a childhood where summers were for bike rides, falls for playing sports, winters for building forts and springs for the excitement of graduating to the next grade. Thank you for introducing me to such a...

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Progress

About a month ago, I posted in one of my inner circles on how much can be accomplished in a month’s time. At that time, I had just finished writing my first draft of what I thought would be my personal finance book. It was quite a feat. 20 something thousand words (or...

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A new competitor

A new competitor So a few days ago, I discovered both my largest competitors and mentor. The site is called The Penny Hoarder and, according to SEMrush, it gets 1.4 million viewers through search engines. Crazier yet, according to SimilarWeb, its total monthly traffic...

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Alone In The Crowd

A good friend wasn’t being herself recently. Even though most of our chats are through text, I could sense that the way she talks was off. And so I brought it up. It turns out that a lot of her close friends were moving away from the downtown core. The impromptu...

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What if Influencers did More

It all started with an innocent instagram picture. My family went to a nearby park to collect pokeballs and I was with them as we had just finished dim sum. As we were turning into the park, we noticed a gaggle of people marching down the road. Well, not really...

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The Power of Stories

My ex girlfriend had a huge passion for story telling through games. I didn’t really understand it. I mean, I get that stories can be told through a game. But I didn’t really get it. Until I played and finished The Last of Us. It started off as an innocent thing. It...

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The Closing of a Chapter

Growing up, I met a few students who were well travelled. I always thought how cool it was, to be moving from city to city, country to country. But they never really seemed to like it. They wanted a place to call home. I didn’t know what that meant. You see, I was...

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What’s Stopping Me?

I’ve talked about wanting to work abroad or live abroad for the past 6 months but am still here, writing this. Why? Well from a logistics perspective, I spent the first 4 planning and finishing my home renos. Then another month renting it out. Then I got comfortable...

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