Rants

Cherish x

Life is indeed short. Ever since from September onwards, I had been attending to funeral wakes at least once every month and it’s always for someone close, not someone distant.

It brings to me that the week had been stressing, draining and etc, till a point I realized, the family is more than anyone else and cherishing every moment are way more important than anything else in this sense.

One can be easily replaced in a job but no one can replace you in a family.

Other than that, health is wealth and I saw the latest news on Godfrey Gao collapsing on a set and passed on at 35 years old. He’s just 4 years older than me. Kind of reminded me of the chinese saying that a coffin contained a dead body, not an old body.

Stay safe and stay healthy.

Rants

LIFE SUCKS? Its My Responsibility to Change My Life.

Times over times, negativity had been injected into my mind.

Despite having positive notes, there are still negativity and it looms over badly, influencing the people around them.

Best part, many people would do the blame game, pointing to what’s beneficial to them and sometimes be in the heavenly wrong.

At the end of the day, it takes one mind to bring this back to influence further, the family, friends and all.

Soon, everyone will be thinking about… Life sucks. Then sank in further.

Myself too, are guilty of this and I realised at this point, one needs to just pressed on further to see beyond this.

And it boils down to my own responsibility to overturn all the negative vibes.

Afterall its my life. As simple as that.

I learnt a few “survival” tips.

  1. Stay away from the negativity and hang out with the positive ones.
  2. Be decisive. Every minute wasted.
  3. Take a break and have a Social Media Timeout.
  4. Read. Read to learn, read to enrich.
  5. Lastly, go volunteer at a home, do something meaningful because at the end of the day, one will realise, he/ she is still fortunate as per compared to the rest.

I am still learning this and will continue to learn. In the meantime, stay sane people.

X

Life, Rants

OPINION: A Woman’s Standpoint

Actually, sometimes I think back, I realised I had been shortchanged all the while. Thus with a whole new level, I want to set a good example that women should never lower their expectations for someone who’s not their par.

Emphasizing this as a marriage partner because both will need to propel together as one. I always asked myself — if the girl is my daughter, what would I say?

Yes, we should not be materialistic but somehow basic needs will need to be fulfilled. Otherwise, it’s hard to move on. Similar if my daughter divorced in the near future. Even with kids, the more one should not even lower the expectations. Otherwise it’s sending the wrong signals to defuse confidence in the kids.

As women are more fortunate now to be able to get a better education, having financial stability and all, having a partner or not, made no difference however being in a relationship, the other party would need more from us as we would be the only one who is capable to give birth to their offsprings or mental/ physical support.

Wow, I just suddenly feel that I had a strong feminist POV towards things in life but well nothing will change the fact as no one knew how tough I had walked on this path to reach this far. And also this post is dedicated to all women whos roughing out their paths now. XOXO

Similarly, I kept reminding myself.

11.11 is Single’s Day.

No 1-carat ring, say “No” to marriage. Stay single then. LOL

Rants, Work

Workplace 101: Leaders versus Managers

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Managers versus Leaders

“Manager says: GO! but a Leader will always says: Let’s GO!”

Recently, there is so much negativity that overwhelmed me that I relooked back on what I’ve done, learned and where can I improve. Then it reminded and re-emphasized on the theory of leadership.

There is so much to learn and I sincerely hope that all these can be taught to the younger one since young.

One needs to create an impact and not just direct blindly.

Comfort zone should not be embraced that much if one wants to grow significantly. Saw this picture on Facebook and finally understand how much one can achieve if there is less resistance, So ta-da. 🙂

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Credits to DAN LOK.

Just got to keep reminding myself to look forward, keep going and stay sane.

Crypto, Rants

OPINION: China’s role as the leading blockchain-powered Nation.

Opinions are my own. 

On 25th October, $BTC spiked and major uptrends can be seen for some anchoring coins perhaps largely due to the #FOMO mentality as President Xi announced that China should seize the opportunity of blockchain, egging on to be at the forefront of the race.

And everyone in the industry knew for the fact that cryptocurrency is banned in China however cryptocurrencies are strongly backed by blockchain technologies. It’s somehow linked as majority of the successful decentralized applications (DApps) are either found in China or US.

It’s a good breakthrough as it meant that more companies, especially the major corporations would explore the usage of blockchain technologies as many are afraid to take that bold step when the blockchain technologies are mostly in their infant stages.

At this present time, there is still a lack of successful use-cases to validate. With support from key leaders, the key of confidence is then injected and definitely, a boost is seen.

The future is hopeful, at least with the current factors and the boost. 🙂

Life, ongsisters, Rants, VFood

[VFood Review] Veggie House & Max See

zAddress: 61 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 8 #01-06 Jubilee Square Singapore 569814 (open in Google Maps)
Contact No: +65-63390570 | Facebook: Veggie House & MAX SEE
Payment: Cash because I was with the little kiddos and did not manage to ask. (Not sure if they accept NETS/ Visa/ GrabPay (Please FB/ Call them to find out)
Operating Hours: Daily, 10:30am – 09:30pm
Vegan’s Notes: Vegan options available here. Please inform when ordering.


So apparently I went to order takeaways when I was with #yahyahpayaya and R as I was rushing from places to places. To be honest, I’m thankful for a hands-on business partner and someone who can read my mind (even though R will shoot me like @#$%^&).

And it just happened that I was in Ang Mo Kio and was chancing upon this stall where I was pondering over the decade changes at Jubilee Square. And I remember BFF shared about their flagship store located in Toa Payoh previously.

Anyway since there ain’t much of the vegetarian choices, I went to try out the cuisine since I never had the chance to eat at their flagship stall.

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Veggie House @ Jubilee AMK
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And MAX SEE is the in-house bubble tea brand (looks Taiwanese to me)
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Their BBT $election ($_$)
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The seating area and a few more tables outside (not shown in this picture)
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($___BBT___$)
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My favourite – Yong Tau Foo
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The YTF Selection
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Their Signature Noodles
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My Love for Yong Tau Foo

Location wise.

To me, it’s quite convenient as it’s just 5 minutes walk from Ang Mo Kio MRT (right opposite Ang Mo Kio MRT Station).

Food wise.

Superb. Anything with Vegetarian YTF and Bak Kut Teh will triumph in taste. And Veggie House has both.

Cost wise.

Reasonable for a cafe-tier pricing. Portion seems ok.


Verdict: I think it’s unfair to judge based on the above as I am rushing for time. But the YTF tasted yummy and the soup is decent and light about 2 hours after when I bought the food. Might want to go there for a second time to give a better judgment.

Comments below if you had makan there before, otherwise stay tune to my update.

Life, Rants

Mental Health for Adults

Earlier on, I shared about the Mental Health for Kids. And there is particular an incident that I wished I had moments prior to speak about in any case, this post is dedicated to a friend/ brother who had passed on due to a sudden death 10 days earlier (on 10.10) and it reminded me on how I dealt with my own depression in the past.


Saw this post on Facebook and I can totally relate.

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At the end of the day, it’s all about SELF-WORTH. Not everyone can see your worth and you need to walk away from all these negative people and sometimes these negative people could be your closest kin, your parents, your another half, your kids, your siblings.


WALK AWAY.

If they never appreciate every single thing that you did or praise you ever. They never will. Truth hurts but as a strong-minded individual, the ability to walk away is the first step to curb. Cry if you want. Scream if you want. But do note that there will always be someone who will appreciate you. It takes time to find this person though. Wait for it to happen as it will come eventually. Don’t rush into things. Walk away when they say/ mention nasty words.

COMMUNICATE.

You are not alone. Speak to your closest friends or random strangers. I always feel that finding random strangers to speak to, will lessen my burden and reduce the pressure that I had been shouldering. It helps and there are various channels to keep anonymity.

  • Samaritans of Singapore: 1800-221-4444 (24 hours)
  • Singapore Association for Mental Health: 1800-283-7019
  • Institute of Mental Health: 6389-2222 (24 hours)
  • Care Corner Singapore Counselling hotline (Mandarin): 1800-3535-800
  • You can email me at willynn.ng@gmail.com as an alternative to Aunt Agony.

DON’T GIVE UP.

Mental Health is just like a common illness similar to fever and cough. Once treated, you will be fine. Don’t be bothered by the ancient taboo that you are crazy once you are diagnosed with mental illness.

Remember life is a sacred thing that one can ever ask for. Look at the patients with cancer, they are constantly fighting to win another moment of their lives. So don’t give up this gift of life that you have dearly.

YOU CAN DO IT. And we can do it together to overcome it. Jiayou!

Death will not solve any issues instead it will make things worst as your surviving kins will need to deal with the loss and heartache constantly.

I once felt tired of life and resorted to self harm but I’m thankful for all my family and friends who had pulled me up during my darkest days.

Otherwise, I would have been six feets under.