Spice up your life with Nasi Ambeng and argument

Yesterday, I went out with three friends to have Nasi Ambeng. We had tedious conversations which was full of 'battling' and constant back and forth. After sleeping on it, I think I understand why it's not fun to speak to him. We were talking about the changes he made in his life (getting a new mattress … Continue reading Spice up your life with Nasi Ambeng and argument

Advertisements

Decision-making while considering anticipation and miswant

Anticipation is a stimulant of desire, it is as important, if not more important than the actual fulfillment of wanting. Have you ever had the experience whereby you wanted something really badly, and when you acquired it you weren't as happy as you thought you would be? Maybe getting into a relationship or going on … Continue reading Decision-making while considering anticipation and miswant

What kind of friendships are you optimising for?

I think it's important to be mindful on what you're trying to achieve in a social setting. If your goal is to make friends, you may have to clean up your act - meaning you may have to discard some behaviours unconducive to achieving said aims. For example, shaming behaviour like telling someone "Eh you burden … Continue reading What kind of friendships are you optimising for?

If you don’t choose what you want, your circumstances will choose for you

My friends and I went PasarBella @ Suntec to have dinner on 22 March 2019, Friday. Given the food options there, it's no surprise most of us chose Wolf Burger because it was cheaper and more filling. When we were having dinner, a friend suggested going to a Singles meetup. He said the entry fee … Continue reading If you don’t choose what you want, your circumstances will choose for you

Encounter with difficult person at meetup

On Friday, 8 March 2019, S organised a meetup at Essen at The Pinnacle Duxton. Guy A brought his brother who had problem focusing along. A was terrible at observing and following social cues and switching topic when the conversation gets stale. He lacked the awareness and sense to tell when a conversation is becoming … Continue reading Encounter with difficult person at meetup