Book review: Status Anxiety by Alain de Botton

This book reads like a self-help book but more philosophical in nature. Like all self-help books, it may sound logical and transcendental which provokes the feeling of “This is a new way of looking at life I have never look before”, but time will tell if the philosophy is sound, at least for now, it … Continue reading Book review: Status Anxiety by Alain de Botton

Good things to do to yourself

Shaun, treat yourself better. In case you forgot to treat yourself, remind yourself of ways: Listen to soothing music Take a warm bath. Get a massage. Buy yourself a rose. Go to a pet store and play with the animals. Walk on a scenic path in a park. Visit a zoo. Stop and smell some … Continue reading Good things to do to yourself

Things that I once thought was the end of me

I guess everyone has stories of their life, their ups and downs. These are the extremes of my life, which is not so extreme after the event and I thought about it. Not having “appropriate” clothes to wear. E.g. wearing a sweater that is 3 years old. Fail to drive on first day of form … Continue reading Things that I once thought was the end of me

What made me social?

I has not been the most social guy, or even decently social. I was anti social many times, not going out with friends, etc. However, things happen in the last few years that changed me for the better. The first is the breakup with my girlfriend. I think my bad attitude and my unwillingness to socialise … Continue reading What made me social?