Jason Lai
Here I document my journey & dissect first-class ideas to help you design a more intentional, fulfilling life:

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Nov
06

Enjoying the small things again (No, Really):

You only live once... Yes we know. Now I'm not going to shove the quote "treat every day like it's
3 min read
Oct
23

A sick man only has one wish

Waking up on the weekend with a sore throat and a blocked nose reminds me of a quote I came
1 min read
Oct
09

The battle for our attention: Making the most out of tech

I spent my Saturday afternoon in London sipping on a (most likely overpriced) Shiraz from Waitrose whilst listening to the
5 min read
Sep
23
Perfection, consistency & the paradox of control

Perfection, consistency & the paradox of control

So recently I've been falling slightly behind in my gym workouts. Not as consistent as I'd like, not progressive overloading
4 min read
Aug
28
The plain secret to a good life: how do we still miss it?

The plain secret to a good life: how do we still miss it?

As I take a sip from my cold brew on a Saturday morning I decided to revisit a Ted Talk
2 min read
Aug
21
Why you won't turn out who you want to become & what to do about it

Why you won't turn out who you want to become & what to do about it

This article is about why you won't turn out who you want to become and what to do about it. We plan for the future and things rarely goes as planned. I talk about the end of history illusion by Dan Gilbert which I learned in The Psychology of Money.
3 min read
Aug
13
Fixed-schedule productivity: The art of doing less

Fixed-schedule productivity: The art of doing less

There are a dozen of productivity 'hacks' and 'tricks' and probably hundreds if not thousands of blog posts written on
3 min read
Aug
05
Best lessons from university

Best lessons from university

Last month I graduated from 3 years of university. Having some time to think during the early & quiet hours on
6 min read
Aug
02
Just. Start.

Just. Start.

Here is a picture of me drinking a morning cappuccino in the streets of Pompeii 2 months ago. Completely irrelevant
1 min read