On My Mind #1

This kind of post will not come regularly. I'm having a lot on my mind lately, so I thought that writing my thoughts down will help me see things more clearly. Dr Gabor Maté He's a retired Canadian-Hungarian doctor whose works surround treating addiction, AD(H)D, mind/body health, childhood development & parenting and the Compassionate Inquiry… Continue reading On My Mind #1

How do I stay sane on the information superhighway?

A month ago, I read an article written by Angus Hervey on Future Crunch with the title “The Information Diet”. It struck the right note in conveying the brutal truth: We are drowning in a chaotic pool of information. As with everything in life, we can only truly process information through moderate input. However, it… Continue reading How do I stay sane on the information superhighway?

On making your own cheese

You would ask, "Why the hell would you need to make your own cheese??" I know, right?! Anyhow, I made my own cheese today, for the first time. And I learned some lessons from the process (here's the pause where you can roll your eyes and think, "of course, the philosopher-wanna-be will always has something to… Continue reading On making your own cheese

Life update // Tâm sự mỏng

(Kéo xuống để đọc tiếng Việt; hãy đọc cả 2 thứ tiếng nếu bạn có thể, vì nội dung không giống nhau)(Please scroll all the way down for photos) Where have I been? I ask myself.Physically, I have been on vacation for 2 weeks, been back in Hamburg for a week and a half.Mentally, I've… Continue reading Life update // Tâm sự mỏng

My youth – Thời thanh xuân

I have a fear: To live a long, boring life. A routine is important to me, but not repetition. It's reassuring to know that you will wake up everyday at 7am, and hopefully go to bed on time at 12am. What happens in between shouldn't be predictable. The film - Phim I have a fear:… Continue reading My youth – Thời thanh xuân

All roads lead to Paris

I urged myself: Write something about Paris! After all, you fell head over heels for the city! Truth is, I can't. Yet. The city is so heavily associated with clichés, that every time I try to declare my passion, it just doesn't feel authentic. Regardless of what I write, it felt like I must've read… Continue reading All roads lead to Paris