Frustrating crawl to beta

This is really just another mind dump before I get back to work. Today was supposed to be the day that I could open let’s chill for beta. Yeah…that isn’t going to happen. The last week has been pegged with frustrating roadblocks as I reach some of the last tasks …

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Apparently Christmas is around the corner

It’s been a hectic two months since development started on let’s chill. I’m taking a few moments to dump some thoughts before I move onto today’s work load. This past weekend, I had a milestone day as a group of my friends did a first round of testing on the …

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Using rejection as motivation

It’s going to happen at some point in your life. The rejection might come in your personal life, or maybe your career, but either way, you’re probably not going to be happy about it. I always wondered how one stays motivated for long stretches. How does one stay positive when …

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“You inspired me to work harder”

I started this as a fun project to share my dreams. When one of my friends told me that my blog inspired him to work harder, I was very flattered. Another person told me that after reading my blog, it helped her revisit a forgotten dream of hers. In two …

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Part 3: Happiness is simplicity

Last time, I shared some thoughts on where love fits into happiness. This time, I talk about something that I’ve been relating to a lot over the last two years: simplicity. We live in a world where we are taught to get more. Get more what? Everything. Buy more things, …

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It’s easier to be the one leaving?

“You’re leaving. I don’t want to go through the feeling where something’s missing.” She said. It’s easier to be the one leaving, someone else said to me. Where did this all sound so familiar? Oh yeah, my travel romance. But I most certainly did not agree that it’s easier to …

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Things I’ll look forward to in Vancouver

“What will you do first?” My friend asked me. “Take a shower.” was my smart-ass response. I hadn’t given it much thought. However, the first thing that comes to mind is probably food even if I don’t crave anything in particular. Good and cheap Japanese food, Hong Kong style cafes, …

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I’m leaving Malaysia

I had an intriguing work collaboration opportunity; there was a girl I wanted to date. But just as Malaysia was getting very interesting, the door has abruptly shut on my time here. As I re-entered Malaysia, the customs officer too one look at my passport and sent me to the …

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