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?