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Hyper-Connected & I Think It’s Bad for Me

I miss the old days. For me that was the early 90’s before I owned a handphone. I used to focus and seemed to get a lot more done. Things were slower paced at work, but interactions were higher quality. … Continue reading

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Rituals

I need more good rituals to anchor my day. Right now one of those rituals is making my bed and just the sight of a made bed makes me happy. Crumbled sheets somehow disturb my mood these days. It’s a … Continue reading

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Waning Concentration in the Age of the iPhone

I often feel like I’ve stagnated if I don’t work on improving myself. But often it’s so much easier to give advice then to take it. You see, I am trying to live up to my moniker ‘bookjunkie’ by getting … Continue reading

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Internet Break

Sometimes I feel it’s important to take an internet break. For me it’s just to rest my eyes and recharge myself. Find my writing is getting stale and I need to read and live more before I get back to … Continue reading

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Internet Tribes, Kindred Spirits

I think people who have a compelling need to write, feel emotions intensely. If we don’t put it down and share it somewhere, we will burst. I find that we also tend to dream so vividly that it seems real. … Continue reading

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Been Away on a Short Trip

Hope everyone has been having a good start in the year of the water dragon. I was away in a place where there was no free wifi. Really missed using my smartphone and chatting with my cousin. Will be posting … Continue reading

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10 Good Habits that Stuck in 2010

Christmas reminds me that 2011 will be here soon, and New Year reminds me of all the things I did not achieve. I am feeling all “woe is me” and “why do I even bother with resolutions”.  But I tend … Continue reading

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One Thing I Have in Common with Johnny Depp

I hate phones too.  They make me jump out of my skin each time they ring. The worst thing is a phone ringing late at night or early in the morning. It makes my heart stop, because it’s always bad … Continue reading

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12 Reasons Why I Miss My Low-Tech Life

1. I used to meet my friends at a prearranged time at a prearranged spot like outside a movie theatre or at the train station.  They couldn’t be late, because there were no cell phones then for calling and giving … Continue reading

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Has Travel Lost Its Mystique? Do We Blame The Internet?

When I was four, even a little trip across the border to Malaysia made me wide-eyed. It was thrilling when the scenery changed drastically from Singapore’s urban landscape, to rows and rows of rubber trees with little tin-cups stuck in … Continue reading

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