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If you’re on the lookout for self-development content on the internet, chances are that you have come across the word “Stoicism.”

Stoicism is a school of philosophy started by Greek philosophers. It focuses on learning how to live a positive life and minimizing negativity in life. …

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Let’s be honest.

We all have something that’s a little too much for our own good. And these addictions are so common that we tend to just overlook them.

I brush it off by calling it a habit, which is true without labeling it as a good or bad one…

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Stuck, unmotivated, lifeless — these are the words describing how I was feeling for quite a while. I felt as though I’m just going through the motions every day and I was heading nowhere.

And then, I came across one of Ryan Holiday(a.k.a …

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Recently I came across a Chinese recipe that’s quite popular across the world — the infamous Kung Pao Chicken(宫保鸡丁). This is a classic dish among the Asian communities.

Much like any other dish, this recipe is tasty because of its richness in flavor. …

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You ‘want’ to be happy

What is happiness?

Without filtering, this is what came to my mind — being rich. When you’re rich, you get to buy nice clothes, a big house, race cars, and most importantly, you get to buy freedom anytime, anywhere.

If this is true, then all rich people should be happy…

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A bicycle is a great transportation tool. It’s supposed to make going to places easier with wheels instead of traveling on foot.

Now, try cycling your way up a slope. …

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I recently wrote an article about how to think better and one of the tools I shared was inversion thinking. So I implemented it on myself and thought about ways I could make my day worst.

Here’s what I came up with that you might find useful:


It is easy…

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You don’t respect others’ rules of life

Everyone has their own set of rules in their life. The general law and ethics uphold order in society but apart from those, anyone can set rules that only apply to themselves.

For example, someone might have a rule of not answering any work-related emails after working hours. Or it…

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School teaches us a lot of stuff. We get to learn maths, science, languages, and the stuff that you probably won’t use after you’re out of school. However, rarely do you actually teach you the most important thing in life— how to actually think.

I obviously took thinking for granted…

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As much as you would like to punch the bastard that hurt you (trust me, I’d want to), that’s not what fending is all about.

Like martial arts, you practice them not for inflicting harm on others but to strengthen your mind so that nothing can hurt you.

There will…

Nick Wong

A minimalist writer, fitness enthusiast, and a geek in Psychology. Feel free to reach out to me via

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