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Status Update [2015]

Originally posted on 1000wordvomits – 0475+0476+0477. It’s always fun to pay attention to all the different kinds of stimu

Memoirs

I have always been a somewhat scatter-brained person, and I’ve also always felt this sort of compulsion to catalog every

2017 Review

Highlights: Hosted Venkat when he came to Singapore did GA workshop (April 13th) Written: Religion Modern Capitalism Formal Ti

100

I saw a post by Jon Westenberg that listed out 100 things to do. Squat 100kg Squat 2x my bodyweight Run 2.4km in under 12 minu

A Perfect Day

Inspired by a Ben Greenfield blogpost: If there were no limitations or consequences, what would your average perfect day look

4 years together

Fun fact: Sharan Kaur and I got married 4 years ago today. It was kind of a secret. We did it over milkshakes and hotdogs at a

Annual Reviews

Every year I make it a point to do some reviews of my life. Here’s a list of what I’ve done so far. 2009 birthday

2016

WIP I want to make it a point to do annual reviews. Next year I’ll update it every month. But this is retroactive. Writt

learnings

work in progress Basics Cause and effect Human beings live in the same universe as electrons and galaxies, and are all governe

GEP

I was a student in Singapore’s Gifted Education Programme from 2000 to 2004, from when I was 10 to 14. I found parts of

goals

Writing goals: Write about things that I’m not comfortable thinking about, or don’t bother thinking about. Write

misfit

Left-handed in a right-handed world Youngest child by 7 years (oldest was 20+ older than me) Indian in a Chinese-majority coun

Realizations

Everything about reality is arbitrarily configured, and can be reconfigured. Your life does not have to be an ugly mess. You c

What I’m up to right now (July 2017)

I’m currently working full-time at ReferralCandy. I’m with the marketing team, and I’m responsible for any

Travel

I’m not much of a traveller. I’d like to change that. So far, I’ve been to… Johor, Malaysia Batam, Ind

My journey from underachieving student to moderately competent adult [2016]

An older friend told me that a parent wanted to talk to ‘learn about my educational journey’ and ‘understand

life-summary

1990 – Born 1994 – St Hilda’s Kindergarten 1997 – Opera Estate Primary School 1998 – Burnt hand 2000 – St Hild

If money were no object

One of Alan Watts’ best questions was, “What would you do, if money were no object? How would you really enjoy sp

strong

Get stronger http://strengtheory.com/how-to-squat/ ELI5: if I do 10 push-ups every hour for 10 hours, will my muscles gain as

cooking

I’ve always been afraid of cooking. I’ve decided to get started. 2016-09-11 – Today I bought a piece of salmon f

Surprises

I started smoking again. Thought I would’ve quit for good. (Quit again in 2016) people are stupid. keep assuming that th

I was made to be intense

I feel like I was made to be immense. This is shorthand. There is no purpose, all is absurd, #welcometothecircus. But I feel l

Let go of your old shit / Destroy scarcity mindset

I realize I have been operating with some sort of scarcity mindset. I keep revisiting and referencing old blogposts as though

Brain parasites

Parasites In My Brain The issue has been addressed, so everything is okay. You can slack now. This happens when: I’ve go

Childhood

I was born on June 6th 1990, in Singapore. George HW Bush was President of the USA. The Berlin Wall fell, East and West German

Hi, I’m Visa.

I’m the editor of the ReferralCandy Blog. My post An Epic List of 47 Referral Programs is practically the best such po

Starting work [2013]

2014 EDIT: Just to avoid confusion; this was written at the start of 2013! I’m still working here and having loads of fu

No, I Won’t Be Going To University [2012]

I wrote this in December 2012. I have been thinking about the University question for some time, and I decided to get some inp