Category: My 15 Hour Work Week

The Art Of The Good Life #5: Counterproductivity

This is one of the few chapters in the book that resonated really strongly with me. Counterproductivity is a natural phenomenon that counteracts measures/behaviour that attempt to raise our productivity. Cars increase our transportation speed but we are staying further…

Expenses Update: April 2018

April is my birthday month. In fact, I just celebrated my birthday less than a week ago. However, instead of splashing out on a meal, we kept it relatively simple this time round. A $50 dinner, a few slices of…

Portfolio Update: April 2018

With decent income and very manageable expenses recently, we were able to inject close to $5k to the portfolio. But unfortunately, the portfolio did not rise by that much. Even after a couple of very good days in the market,…

The Art Of The Good Life: Overview

This is a book that I finished reading last week and I do highly recommend it. The highest compliment I can give? It will add on to my collection of about 10-15 non-fiction books that deserves to be re-read and…

Ruminations On Blogging

I haven’t been blogging that often in the past few months. If not for the typical monthly expenses and portfolio updates, the blog would have gone AWOL during this period. Blogging is another typical activity that is simple, but not…

Expenses Update: March 2018

It has probably taken months, (if not a couple of years), but we have finally settled down into a “consume home-cooked food” by default routine. It helped that some of our favourite go-to places have either removed their set lunch…