Intriguing SAVAS Protein Drink Shaker

What makes a product that priced only at ¥425 to have more than 10,000 positive rating on Amazon.jp? https://anchor.fm/quynh-trang-ho-t That's the question that I'm very dumbfounded by at the moment, especially because I'm not the ideal type of customers who would buy a piece of plastic bottle with slightly tighter lid just to have milk…

Face the fear

https://anchor.fm/quynh-trang-ho-t/episodes/Face-the-fear-etur3j Take the hard road, they say, while I'm still staying in my cocoon thinking hard about what I can do next. I don't know what have changed, but I need to revise my principles again. And actually commit to it. I want to be fearless again. I think I have passed the point where…

The blow off of Nikola

The new Hindenburg Report on Nikola was a dismal one. In the battle against climate change, Nikola seems like a good soldier joining the market with its heart for zero emission. Yet, everything felt like a stab in the back reading the Hindenburg report. Despite Bloomberg pointed out that Hindenburg is a "firm that owns…

Not so sad about Meghan Markel

It's 3:18 am and I have just moved from sitting on the stool to sitting on my sofa-bed, after 10 hours or more of just sitting. I think that I would need to put more effort into physical activities and working out. I would be more grateful for the weather and the time that I…

Writing about Globalization and Human Rights

For our courses I had a chance to learn more about the big actors in human rights legislation. The discussion about social media and human rights were actually an interesting one, as different set of rights are in direct violation of others given certain contexts and stakeholders. I found this simple and comprehensive explanation given…

Why you can’t ever finish anything?

It's time to break this procrastinating mindset. Not to mention that we are constantly distracted and interrupted every second, we often procrastinate on finishing tasks because of other various reasons. When you’re working on something without a clear deadline, seeing it through to its end can be a huge challenge. Fear of failure Fear of…

Should you keep blaming the pandemic for your failure?

For us to face the crisis altogether, maybe it is easier to feel compassionate towards other and be able to understand struggle, as we also go through the hardship ourselves too. But when they say "Misery love company", it's not incorrect. Being a bit more critical about myself, I think that I spent way too…

If you find out someone wasn’t as great as you had thought

would you judge a person based on her past

If you find out someone wasn't as great as you had thought, what would you do? Would you think that "oh, she/he is just as imperfect as I am." Or would you think that "omg, what an asshole! I can't believe she/he did that!" Would you think that "ah it's ok she/he is just a…