My Personal Story on Taking Risk: The Why and Trigger

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Many people ask me the reason behind my sabbatical – why am I taking this six-month unpaid leave.

The trigger

I actually planned to either quit my job or take a long unpaid leave since a year ago. The trigger point was my last year’s technical assessment – that I obviously didn’t do well. First of all, I hate to blame the assessment style or the system. Here, I will just admit myself. It is my own weakness and ignorance towards the list of things that I need to know within and around my job scope.

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Simple Living for These People

Simple is subjective

The elements in your lifestyle depend on what’s important to you. Simple is a very subjective word and it’s open to one’s interpretation. What is simple for you may not be simple enough for me.

Last week, I attended a business marketing seminar with my friend, Dyra Razali. We had a good time there and had learned many valuable lessons.

One of the important questions asked to the audience during that seminar was,

“What do you want?’

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Let’s Be Slow

Perhaps I am was an anxious person. Feeling easily overwhelmed. Feeling like there were too many things I need to take care of – work, kids, parents, friends, chores, my health. My dream.

It’s a sick cycle and the same routine everyday, of things to do, places to go and people to meet. Me feeling sick about them already tells that, not all of them sparks joy to me. And so, why do I keep doing them?

How about you?

Do you have so many things in your life? What’s the first thing to flash when you jump out of bed everyday? Are you excited for the day, or do you just grab your phone to scroll down social media for half an hour and already feel better to continue your day – your fast life as it is.

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