What it is like to join the Champion League of Chess

In June 2022, in the midst of the busiest time of the year both professionally and academically, I joined the Champion League on Chess.com on a whim. Here is the journey of how I got there.

Are you spending too much time by yourself?

It’s ok if you feel not enough sometimes. You don’t have to feel 100% all the time, and sometimes, feeling like 20% is good enough. You should allow yourself to feel empty, and motionless. However, it is good to note that having your mind wander too much during the day sometimes would inevitably lead toContinue reading “Are you spending too much time by yourself?”

What’s more blissing?

I’ve just had a call with my parents. And my brother. And my dog – Leo. I complained to my brother about how Leo never let me hug him. And he shared his tips. Basically you just have to go to school and come back. My mom shared some of her reflections on life, andContinue reading “What’s more blissing?”

Today I learned (there’re just so many)

For now, I’m trying to take advantages of digital overload. What if we can do something about the information we have received and turn them into something good? What if we can utilize those information for a better collective learning? I’ve been procrastinating on so many things important in my life, like finishing my classes’Continue reading “Today I learned (there’re just so many)”

Reading about time-wasting habits

Interesting read: 5 Time-wasting habits that hold entrepreneurs back The Fixed workweek mentality  Don’t say yes to unpaid work disguised as an opportunity – “Ask them what their budget is, and whether they’re willing to pay you to do what they want you to do” Edu-crastination: Procrastinate by pretending you’re busy learning The ”I’ll justContinue reading “Reading about time-wasting habits”

A leap, perhaps!

I think the article on converting Solar Energy did fairly well in gaining view, after all, it gained a whooping 12 views! (Haha, back pat). This prompts me to think deeper about whether I should divert my attention writing to you, or should I keep the narration of this blog a little bit more personal,,…AfterContinue reading “A leap, perhaps!”

Can an Economist become an Entrepreneur?

It’s going to be just hard to term myself as an Economist, as I am aware how lack of technical skills such as Econometrics and fundamental Statistic of a person I was. The ideal of being adept in Economics while running business is more influenced by my father: After all, he had a Master DegreeContinue reading “Can an Economist become an Entrepreneur?”

How “Ford vs Ferrari” inspired me to run for the night

There were a lot of things that happened today. That makes me conclude that today was a day that worth living. A day that I want to remember, and remind myself that there’s day like this that I look forward to. It’s a day that’s have meanings, and although it’s not so big, I’m stillContinue reading “How “Ford vs Ferrari” inspired me to run for the night”

Today was a good day

I ate a lot And accomplished. a lot I thought I would spoil myself with carb, and just eat whenever I want. I finished my tasks for today, which I’m glad I did. I also did a bit of work out and felt a bit more fresh. My flatmate and me has entered a silentContinue reading “Today was a good day”

Should we focus more on the process than the result?

I think some of my friends share with me the ethical points of view, to see things as its result rather than the process of achieving it, and the other to see the process of arriving at the result is more important than the result itself. For me, I think I relate to the latterContinue reading “Should we focus more on the process than the result?”