Tag: nus medicine
locum lokun life: the trade-off between money & lifestyle + slow productivity
In last month’s post, I wrote about the anti-hustle culture. This month, it’s all about slow productivity, finding a sustainable work-life balance, and choosing whether to pursue money or lifestyle (or a bit of both).
locum lokun life: goodbye cognitive overload + freelancing with an anti-hustle mindset
This month’s post is all about cognitive overload, differing objectives among locums (earning a lot vs having a good work-life balance), and why I’m choosing to work less.
merry crisis, happy new fears and my 2022 liberation notes
Dear 2022, thank you for yet another wild ride in this chapter that I’m so glad to call my life. Here’s to another year of happiness, love, growth and seeking discomfort!
locum lokun life: serendipity + manpower woes + no, you can’t have antibiotics
As a not-so-festive gift, I’ll be telling the tale of antibiotics, serendipity/chance encounters, and manpower woes (in the public healthcare sector).
locum lokun life: new beginnings + being a locum vs full-time GP
In the first installment of the Locum Lokun Life, you’ll get a very honest glimpse into life as a GP/General Practitioner in Singapore. And hopefully it’ll help you decide if the GP lifestyle is meant for you!
Chasing Careers \\ “I want to quit Housemanship” + breaking the bond + other FAQs
I’ll be kicking off Chasing Careers, my newest series, with a post featuring some of your most frequently-asked questions about Housemanship and the bond. Still have more questions? Ask away!
Chasing Dreams \\ status post-resignation & sabbatical + being my own Proof of Concept
I’m back from my 3-month sabbatical! Was it just a guise for me to travel for a ridiculously long time (oops), or did I actually reach some form of enlightenment? Well, reader, you can decide for yourself after reading this post. :)
The Great Resignation (Part 3): The Alchemist + being a jack of all trades + the dangers of ‘先苦后甜/bitterness before sweetness’
The Great Resignation is a 3-part miniseries about my decision to resign, how I fell into the ‘prestige trap’ as a 19-year old (and why you shouldn’t rush into things…especially Med school), the uncharted path ahead, and the importance of making the best choices for your future self.