I’m a freelance copywriter and web-content creator who has ghostwritten for prominent business leaders and helped set up multiple online stores. I hope to be able to use Medium to share some of my thoughts (hopefully insightful!) as I attempt to become a better human.

Here are some of my…

The data driven way to choosing my niche and topic to write for

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If you’re reading this, you’re probably already a writer on Medium. And as a writer on Medium, you’d likely understand just how difficult it is to decide on your next topic to write on.

After all, many here like to tell you that having niches is not important on Medium…

The ultimate Tableau guide to plotting multiple lines on a single graph

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For many, Tableau is an interactive data visualization software that they cannot do without. With a simple click-drag-drop process to create charts, Tableau is seemingly simple to pick up and can be easily leveraged to create aesthetic charts.

Yet, at the same time, Tableau is sometimes the single-most frustrating software…

I’m living a life all mental health advocates tell me to shun

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Work-life balance seems to be what everyone is pushing for.

Mental health advocates encourage and push for individuals to take breaks amidst busy schedules. Health experts spend their time researching the negative effects excessive work schedules have on us. …

A skill that’ll come in useful when you invest

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For anybody who has read articles relating to personal finances online, the advice is always similar.

Invest your money instead of keeping all of it as cash in a bank account that gives an interest less than the inflation rate.

And even though investing can be seemingly easy at times…

My disappointment is immeasurable and my day is ruined — negativity bias in action

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Our human brain perceives things interestingly.

We could be having the best time of our life at the hottest event of the year. …

Let’s get lost in the web of what Republicans have to say about Covid

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Republicans and vaccines are a confusing mix.

On one hand, they claim that Donald Trump deserves all the credit for the quick development and rolling out of the vaccine.

Yet, on the other hand, the very same republicans are often found accusing the Biden administration for infringing on the personal…

The science behind why you should sell a subscription

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When we begin our own side-hustle, 2 forms of income generation often come to mind.

The pay-and-receive model where consumers pay you a fixed sum and receive a product (be it an online course or a physical object) or service (like content generation or video editing etc.).

And the passive…

Hint: Reading can actually rewire our brains

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Every successful person out there claims that their journey would not have been possible without reading.

Elon Musk used to read 10 hours a day while growing up. Bill Gates now reads a new book every week (on average). And I aim to read 20 books every year (while I’m…

Unless you are aware of the true cost of hustling.

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#TheGrindNeverStops, #SleepIsForTheWeak, #HustleCulture are all hashtags that appear everywhere now.

With the rise of the FIRE (financial independence, retire early) movement and the constant spread of success stories from friends and family on social media, the hustle culture has taken over many lives.

From doing freelance work to starting a…

Jerren Gan

I write in order to process what I learn | Professional copywriter and web content creator | Interested in mental health, environment and all things science

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