Uniquely Brazil

My journey of realization in Brazil. from Malaysia to Brazil


Job Searching Season 2, Ep 1: Networking

"It's no secret that you're looking for a job", that's what my career adviser told me when I met her last week. And I felt that statement is the underlying theme of what I have been doing for the past month since restarting my job search. Season 1 But first a little back story of …

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The road to password immunity

Today, I'm going to do a quick review of Lastpass. I have been religiously using it towards the end of 2017. Before that, I was using it on and off because I haven't fully migrated all my accounts to Lastpass and I was feeling somewhat overwhelmed about the process of using an extension or app …

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Less is more (minimalist)

I haven't blogged in a while, the last time I wrote something was nearly a year ago. This week I started catching up on watching MasterChef Australia again. I haven't watched MasterchefAU since I left Malaysia for the US. Nothing really has changed, the show is still the filled with reality TV hype. This week …

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Living the perfect life

Picture perfect, that's what they all want you to see. Everyone wants to show their best side to their 'circle of friends'. In this day in age, that is pretty easy to create the look that you are living a perfect life. Social media (and soon messaging applications with the advancements of 'stories') is such …

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Did I make the right choice?

Why did you choose ASU (Arizona State University)? That's the question that I get asked and get asked quite often when I meet new people. And every time I get asked about it, my answer is simple. I chose ASU because of the weather. It doesn't snow in Tempe nor is there much of rainfall. …

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Acknowledge others

Today I did something pretty amazing For the first time ever, I felt that I was genuinely empowering others with my voice. I can't quite explain how this feeling is but it felt like some energy was going by my entire body. The amazing thing that I am referring to is the workshop that I …

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Let it go!

If you don't let go, You will not be able to move forward, To see the road ahead, Humans have memories and feelings, Only your heart can see what matters the most, your eyes can't see things that are truly important. I have been posting too much negative stuff in this blog recently, I hope …

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The crux of communication

Over the last couple of weeks, I have been diligently working on this workshop in partnership with ASU and NCRC. The content is mainly about conflict resolution and I am particularly focused in the different communication styles that people use when interacting with others. Although, the general idea is that an individual chooses a communication …

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Crisis on Monday

February 13 2017. It was a major crisis. I can honestly say that I have never been in such a situation before in my life. When I was stuck in the situation, my mind was literally flying off to so many directions. I was thinking all about the consequences and how I managed to get …

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