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If you’ve read my blog post about my experience of contacting Lenovo to receive the refund money of two products I’d returned in July 2020, you’d already know what a nightmare it was (beyond frustrating and time-consuming). I had contacted … Continue reading
It’s not every day that you get to wish your blog a fifth birthday. 😀 I still remember when I had come back from my Asia trip in 2013 and instantly wanted to start a blog to chronicle my travel … Continue reading
Yesterday, I had my second session of Toastmasters (Youth Leadership Program version) and I was able to do my first speech! Before the one hour-ish session, I prepped at home by writing out what I was going to say through … Continue reading
This past Saturday, I attended my first Toastmasters session! Toastmasters is all about public speaking and speaking on the fly! I had heard about Toastmasters a couple of years ago and had already been intrigued but didn’t take the plunge
Written in July 2016: I’ve been thinking and brainstorming about how to go about writing this. This is a very personal post and reflects my own experience and perspective of what I went through in the last two and a half … Continue reading
“FAME is FAKE and it FADEs and if you don’t know that, then you’re F_ _Ked”. Lol, sorry to use abrasive language, but that’s the quote I heard long ago that cemented to me what “fame” really is. It’s stuck with me all … Continue reading
It’s only after waking up when you realize how stupid these quotes sound when you share it for the sake of being an “entrepreneur”. In my opinion, a real “entrepreneur” doesn’t actually call him or herself an entrepreneur. Someone who … Continue reading
Not many people know this about me but I am a huge advocate of food saving and eliminating food waste as much as possible. What this means is that when I go out to a restaurant, when there are leftovers, … Continue reading