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Some Life Lesson That I’ve Learned in 2018

Time flies so fast that the next thing I know, it’s already December!

I started my 2018 with grief as Disco, my 12-year-old cat, had to go back and forth to the vet due to tuberculosis. He didn’t make it to my 29th birthday as he died on the 24th of January this year.

This year has been up and down, that’s for sure. The first few months in this year was quite challenging for me, with me quitting my office job last year with no sign of constant income whatever. Externally, with me getting older, my peers would expect me to have the life as everyone else: create my own family.

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I’ve Never Been More Anxious Than When I Got A Sudden Call From An Old Acquaintance

In the midst of my Borneo trip, I got a few messages that got me slightly anxious. I often cringed hard to read when I suddenly saw the name of some old acquaintance on various messaging platforms. From the classic ol’ Whatsapp to Instagram Direct Message.

Frankly speaking, I’m not a big fan of getting in touch with an old acquaintance. I may come across as rude, but I feel like it’s not really necessary to keep in touch, especially when their life is no longer relevant.

Not just that, I’ve experienced some rather annoying experiences when it comes to trying to be nice with some people from the past.

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Some Social Media Influencers that I Don’t Bother to Follow (and Some Others that I Do)

What’s the first thing that comes in mind whenever you hear the term ‘social media influencer’?

You’re probably familiar with the case of Elle Darby vs The White Moose Cafe earlier this year. It’s not really surprising to meet some people who also look down to social media influencer as they often act rather like a freeloader.

All social media influencers have their own industry that they focus on, and they also have their own audience that make their existence on social media significant.

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