$2/Day Update: Challenges & Learnings

My $2/day challenge was definitely challenging. I only made it half way. But before I wallow into obscurity and try to forget I didn’t just commit to something and woefully uncommitted, let me at least make a video and an update. I made it 15 days. And they were...

Live on $2/Day Challenge

In my last article, I talked briefly about the $2/day challenge. For the entire month of May, I’m going to be living on just $2/day. This made complete sense in my head. It’s how I wanted to promote my $2 stationery design pre-launch. So if you like the...

I Don’t Work For the Man, I Work For God

I was in art school when they talked about getting $50k/year jobs fresh out of college and going to New York to live the high life. My peers were primed into the corporate ladder and the thought of making $50k and social climbing in New York repulsed me. I knew it...

Visions of a Global Identity

I’m a third culture kid. We feel a little differently. We may be immigrants. We may be military brats. We may be international students. And we’ve got the global nomad in our veins from our cross-cultural upbringings to carry us on to a new future. We are...

Bring in the Woo Year

I once joked that aliens were coming in 2012 and would take us “home” to another planet. That’s pretty far fetched but so is dooms day, and the rapture. It’s midnight on December 22nd in SE Asia and so far, I’ve survived the end of the...