Welcome, fellow pizza-seeker!

Imagine you’re at a party and you’ve just eaten your fill of pizza. The host walks by, sees there’s lots more pizza on the table, and asks if you want more. Instinctively, you reply, “no thanks! I’ve had enough pizza.…

Basic standard of living in Singapore

This week, I wanted to share a tweet thread breaking down a study that says it costs S$6,426 (approx USD$5k) for a family of 4 (husband, wife, 2 kids) to live a basic life in Singapore. On first glance, $6k…

The ‘messy’ alternative to tree-planting

This week, let’s talk about tree planting as a way to offset carbon emissions and a way for businesses to mitigate their carbon emissions. But although it sounds nice to say “we’ve planted a million trees”, this might not actually…

The silver lining of discovering “just enough”

This week, I’m sharing an article from my friend, Khe Hy’s RadReads. I’ve been a long time fan of Khe’s openness, kindness and generosity. I also love the deftness and levity with which he handles this article about the pandemic…

My (almost) zero Netflix policy

This week, I wanted to share what I’ve been up to… It’s been 3 weeks since I’ve mindlessly watched Netflix, YouTube or anything in between. Here’s how it’s gone: Read a lot more books. Here are the books I’ve gone…

Living a life of Enough

This week I’m sharing the post that started it all. Wil Reynolds founded Seer Interactive, a multi-million dollar digital marketing agency. He’s at the point in his life where he has everything he needs and has decided to cap his…

Most goals are borrowed

This week, I’m borrowing a tweet that borrowed an idea from James Clear. Jason is a fellow Singaporean whom I follow on Twitter. He’s one of those crazy people who wakes up at 4am every day to work. I mean…

Diderot effect

This week, I’m sharing a concept, the Diderot effect, I learnt from my personal favourite newsletter, Dense Discovery. Kai Brach writes extensively on the concept of Enough. If you aren’t already a subscriber, I highly recommend you head over there…

We Need To Talk: Marriage Counseling with Capitalism Itself

This week, it’s my friend Rob‘s birthday. Rob was one of the inspirations for this newsletter as we’ve chatted on the topic of enough quite a bit. Happy birthday, Rob! To celebrate, here’s a richly illustrated comic on capitalism that…

Getting the goalpost to stop moving

Sorry I’m 2 days late this week! Monday (when I usually publish this newsletter) was Singapore’s National Day, so I took the day off and went kayaking in the mangroves in Pulau Ubin. This week I want to share something…