Why I Will Never Worry About Money Again

Sunday dreaming..

I was laying in bed on Sunday morning, doing utterly nothing but sitting there and looking out the window on the sunny day I would not be taking part in due to a hangover and recovering broken ankle.  I don’t know if it’s Korea or I’m just getting older, but the hangovers are horrendous these days.

Anyway, I checked my wallet to see the damage from the previous night.  

 

Score.  



I had managed to have a great night out on only $25.  Cheap drinks at the bars, and even cheaper from the convenience stores.  You can drink freely in public in this wondrous land.
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The Power of Writing It Down and Blogging

Start scribbling..

Obviously I’m a fan of writing.  I think I’ve always been.  Ever since high school and university, I always found essay assignments and paragraph questions on exams to be a breeze.  I feel like I’m better able to express myself through pen and paper – or fingers to keys – as opposed to spoken word.

 

Actually, thinking back now I know that to be true.  That’s why I joined Toastmasters years ago.  You’ve got to balance the strengths and weaknesses.  But I digress.

 

Besides the enjoyment I get from organizing my thoughts in somewhat clearer ideas, there are evident benefits to moving what’s bouncing around in your head into literature.  When I refer to writing things down, I mean writing a book, articles, blog posts, to-do lists, and whatever other forms of writing you can think of or imagine.
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Why Work is a Component of Happiness

Eternal sunshine..

It wasn’t too many years ago I thought the answer to happiness was eternal beach bumming.  Without responsibility, without care.. Without purpose.

I used to think constant work, whether for yourself or – especially – for someone else was modern slavery.  I bought into the meme ‘your life is more than work and bills’.

 

I’m not so sure anymore.
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Nuptials: My Korean Wedding Experience

Wedding season..

Spring has officially sprung in South Korea.  The cherry blossom trees are blooming, the weather is heating up – I had to turn on my A/C the other day for the first time, and the mini skirts have surfaced.

 

Similar to North America,  wedding season is beginning to ramp up into full swing.
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Rules of Money and Life.. From a Fictional Society

To Boldly go where no man has gone before..

I don’t consider myself much of a nerd.  Never got into video games too deep, and I didn’t ever find comic books as too enticing.  Honestly I don’t believe I’ve seen the full set of original Star Wars movies, and I’ve maybe seen one original Star Trek episode.

One could argue I am a bit of a nerd for finance, though.

 

Recently I came across a list of rules regarding business.  The ironic part, is that they are based on a society of ultra-capitalist aliens from the fictional TV series, Star-Trek.  The list is called the Ferengi Rules of Acquisition.  Ferengi is the name of a race of aliens or whatever they are on the show.
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