Life, Personal

3 life skills I wished my parents taught me

I couldn’t find a good photo of Chinese parents, so here’s the next best alternative | Photo Credit: Natalya Zaritskaya

I have Chinese parents, which means most of my free time has been scheduled with extracurricular activities from after school to the next morning. Everyday. Things like playing the piano, studying Chinese, getting tutored when I didn’t need it,... Read More | Share it now!

I have Chinese parents, which means most of my free time has been scheduled with extracurricular activities from after school to the next morning. Everyday. Things like playing the piano, studying Chinese, getting tutored when I didn’t need it,... Read More | Share it now!

Life, Personal

How to learn anything faster: Don’t read books.

I always thought school was pretty useless. For one, they don’t teach you the most basic life skills like personal finance, relationships, negotiation and survival. And two, they throw a bunch of books at you, expecting you to memorize every detail... Read More | Share it now!

I always thought school was pretty useless. For one, they don’t teach you the most basic life skills like personal finance, relationships, negotiation and survival. And two, they throw a bunch of books at you, expecting you to memorize every detail... Read More | Share it now!

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Why I stopped saying “I know”

I used to be scared of sounding stupid. And giving others the impression that I don’t know jack s*** about anything.   Because the truth was, I didn’t know jack s***. I had no idea how credit cards worked. What gluten-free meant. How to... Read More | Share it now!

I used to be scared of sounding stupid. And giving others the impression that I don’t know jack s*** about anything.   Because the truth was, I didn’t know jack s***. I had no idea how credit cards worked. What gluten-free meant. How to... Read More | Share it now!

Life, Personal

What China has taught me about respect.

In China, people drink A LOT.   People would literally drown themselves with 6+ bottles of beer — with their buddies. Their family. Their boss + colleagues. Anyone with a higher status.   Even if they threw up or felt dizzy, they’d... Read More | Share it now!

In China, people drink A LOT.   People would literally drown themselves with 6+ bottles of beer — with their buddies. Their family. Their boss + colleagues. Anyone with a higher status.   Even if they threw up or felt dizzy, they’d... Read More | Share it now!

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My $1000 mistake 

How ignorance can cost you, BIG time I workout at a gym with no AC. It’s unbearably hot, stuffy, and often leaves me breathless. Occasionally I’d mistaken it for a giant sauna. But I paid $1,000 to train in this brutal environment. All because of... Read More | Share it now!

How ignorance can cost you, BIG time I workout at a gym with no AC. It’s unbearably hot, stuffy, and often leaves me breathless. Occasionally I’d mistaken it for a giant sauna. But I paid $1,000 to train in this brutal environment. All because of... Read More | Share it now!