Goodbye IMAlwaysHappy2Help – Hello Thinglish Lifestyle

Goodbye IMAlwaysHappy2Help – Hello Thinglish Lifestyle

I set up this blog back in 2009-10 as a way to document what I was doing at a certain point in my life. However, now is the time to move on to a new chapter of my life and close IMAlwaysHappy2Help.com. In 2008-9, around the time of the housing bubble burst, I decided to
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Naked Ambitions – Entrepreneurs Discuss their Location Independent Lifestyles

Naked Ambitions – Entrepreneurs Discuss their Location Independent Lifestyles

For this inspiring blog post, Ive reached out to my circle of friends on Facebook who, like me also live location independent lifestyles. Generally when you read these kinds of posts you usually get stories by Digital Nomads, people who work online and earn an income from managing social media accounts, web development or some
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5 Customer Service Channels Every Business Should Have

5 Customer Service Channels Every Business Should Have

As a business owner, it always amazes me the different channels through which people prefer to send me an inquiry. You’d think everyone would just shoot for the contact page – nine times out of ten it’s in the navigation menu anyways. And yet everyday I receive a customer inquiry from a channel I wasn’t
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Giving Back – Cambodian Kids Care Center

Giving Back – Cambodian Kids Care Center

It’s always good to give back. This year we choose the Cambodian Kids Care Center on Koh Chang, Thailand. Cambodian Kids Care Center is a school for the children of illegal Cambodian workers on the island of Koh Chang, Trat Thailand. The children’s parents work in construction, gardening and in the luxury resorts throughout Koh
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Top 10 Tips for Digital Nomads Going ‘Home’ for Christmas

Top 10 Tips for Digital Nomads Going ‘Home’ for Christmas

Many digital nomads find themselves going back ‘home’ for Christmas to catch up with friends and family. If you are brave enough to go back to your hometown at this time of year to face the crowds, rampant consumerism and religious bonhomie, you may want to read my top ten tips to get you over
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How to be Location Independent as a Writer

How to be Location Independent as a Writer

High quality Wi-Fi is the life blood of the digital nomad traveling to any part of the world that has a steady stream of electricity. Hotels are picked based on their suitability for an office, not on best view. This group blends in with the backpackers who are fighting to make their minimum budgets stretch
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How to Achieve the Digital Nomad Lifestyle

How to Achieve the Digital Nomad Lifestyle

I often post photos up on my Facebook wall, Google+ and twitter showing some of the beautiful places I often find my self in; swinging through the trees in Koh Chang, hanging in The Gardens by the Bay in Singapore or lounging on one of the many almost deserted beaches in Thailand. I do this
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Island Life – Picture Perfect Laptop Lifestyle

Island Life – Picture Perfect Laptop Lifestyle

I’ve been off the radar lately but I’ve not disappeared entirely. I have just been busy with other multiple projects and never found the time to get back on my blog. Koh Chang When I first started this journey in South East Asia I was on the island of Koh Chang. One of my favorite
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Happy Happy New Year

Happy Happy New Year

Happy New Year or ‘Suk san wan pii mai’ to all our lovely Thai readers. We just got back from a weeks holiday in paradise and I wanted to write a blog to round up last year and look at the future. 2013 was quite a year both professionally and personally for me. I love
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Choosing A Job You Like

Choosing A Job You Like

“Choose a job that you like, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” – Confucius, a Chinese teacher, editor, politician, and philosopher. Some people go into a job hunt thinking that they have absolutely no control over the job that they might end up getting in the end. Most people
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