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  • Celebrating September
    September has been a fruitful one. Achieved multiple milestones (little), had plenty good news, long lost gatherings, I appreciate every chance I get, exposure I have, people I meet. Nowadays, I rarely spend time with… More
  • The 5-Minute Journal #7
    I am grateful for: Loving family Kind landlady & housemate Helpful colleagues Supportive bosses Today’s affirmation: Always choose kindness You attract what you are Good working environment > high salary If someone had a positive… More
  • New Home
    You might or might not know, I have finally moved house after a decade. It was a contemplated decision. I was questioned many times, why do you move when you have such nice landlady? What… More
  • The 5-Minute Journal #6
    I am grateful for: Get to know a lot of alumni, expanding connection CSR by doing beach clean up at East Coast Park Arrived home safe despite raining cat and dog Exploring new yoga postures,… More
  • Love Or Bread
    Recently, two women that I knew of, they chose to give in to end their long distance relationship (LDR). They quit their job/ gave up family business, taking a leap of faith to move to… More
  • Mid Year Review: Bullet Journal
    What I’m Proud of: Work out constantly, have better skin Completed 3 ICA certificates with merit, en route to complete curriculum Being appointed social committee, representing team of 70++ people Resume volunteer work after Covid… More
  • Are You Happy?
    He ever said so long she (me) is happy… But, are you? I wanted to ask. Never had I thought I could be someone source of happiness. Came home a week to spend time with… More
  • The 5-Minute Journal #5
    I am grateful for: Finding out my stye early. I am on medical leave today My colleagues checking in if I am doing okay Able to visit temple for prayers after so many months Spending… More
  • The 5-Minute Journal #4
    I am grateful for: Be able to donate blood 3rd time in my life- I am healthy! Able to return home soon- with my brother this time round Being healthy- I used to have stomach… More
  • Good Friday Indeed
    It’s a long weekend these weekends. Hence, my parents decided to come down for visit. It has been more than 2 years since they came down to Singapore. It was pretty spontaneous. Earlier, I was… More
  • Who Do You See Yourself Compare With
    He asked: who do you see yourself compare with? Myself, I said. Just saying everyone has their own path and I don’t wanna compare myself with anybody else. So long I am doing better than… More
  • 3 Months Old Yogi Bear
    This week marks my 3rd month being a yogi bear. Just in case you don’t know, a yogi is a practitioner of Yoga. I have been attending classes regularly since day 1 in 2022. Can… More
  • Homebound’ 22
    The day has finally arrived… after 2 years. From booking vaccinated travel lane (VTL) flight, applying leaves, scheduling appointment for PCR test etc., I am finally home! Did I cry for a moment? Let’s not… More
  • First Wedding Vow of the Year
    It has been awhile since I attended a wedding. I supposed to attend 3 overseas weddings last year, but they got postponed due to Covid. Singapore has strict regulations to comply, so yeah my friend… More
  • New Year New Resolutions
    Came across a post on social media the other day. It was “I can’t even remember the last time I ever had any new year’s resolutions because I was definitely one of those “why bothers?… More
  • Journal Prompts for 2022
    1.     What are 10 great things that happened or that you accomplished in 2021? Successful internal mobility Passed ICA advanced certificate Met someone who changed my perception of love   Blood Donation Candlelight concert… More
  • Let Things Happen, Trust The Journey And Enjoy The Ride!
    Appreciate where you are in your journey, even if it’s not where you want to be. Every season serves a purpose. Let things happen, trust the journey and enjoy the ride! To sum up, it… More
  • The 5-Minute Journal #3
    Today I am grateful for: Today’s affirmation: Here are few amazing things that happened today:
  • The 5-Minute Journal #2
    Today I am grateful for: Having booster shot ✨ Waking up at 9am++ after so long ✨ Having group call with family ✨ Eating Tiramisu (fav cake) in birthday month ✨ Today’s affirmation: I am thankful… More
  • Birthday Diary
    Waking up to plenty birthday wishes in the morning. I still woke up as if I am going to work since I am heading temple for prayers in the morning. I think I have been… More
  • Law of Attraction
    I don’t deem myself a book smart or very intelligent person. But somehow I am one lucky girl- I always get what I want, of course I work my way up too. I am an… More
  • Unsettled
    At times I stay late at work, biting granola bar, thereafter continue drafting my emails… At times I eat sandwiches as late dinner by the roadside, waiting for taxi to go home… At times I… More
  • Often We Thought… We Assumed.
    All along I know that communication plays vital part in life, regardless with family, at work or in relationships. But recently, I learn that consequences of good communication are indeed loud and impactful. Communication allows… More
  • Rocky November
    Can I just say November is not a good month, well at least to me. On top of crazy workload, I am now acting as an interim team lead in the meantime before my senior… More
  • Time is Like A River
    Time is like a river. You cannot touch the same water twice, because the flow has passed will never pass again. Enjoy every moment of your life! A message that strikes me when le mom… More
  • Finding Comfortable Shoes
    Well, please don’t get confused or misunderstood. Obviously, it is not a blog teaching you tips on how to find a pair of comfortable shoes here. Pretty much just a metaphor. Hmm how do I… More
  • Slowly but Surely…
    Finally, back to office after 2 months. Apparently, it was my very first week working in the office after internal transfer. Having a million-dollar view, I finally made it, I thought. I feel so powerful… More
  • Love Yourself First before Falling in Love
    Not falling in love yet… I am a total different person now, I feel. I am not afraid to voice out, take rejections and have more self awareness. I guess it was my damn ego… More
  • Learning to Stop Being Hard on Myself
    I had a panic attack last last weekends. My heart pounded so fast and I couldn’t sleep. Dramatic yet real. One moment, I was so excited about my purchase from Zara, next second, I started… More
  • The 5-Minute Journal #1
    Today I am truly grateful for: My well-being ✨ A roof over my head ✨ End the day with rain. Hmm cosy ✨ Here’s what would make today great: Wear more comfortable shoes. My back… More
  • Dramatic Work Weeks
    Hmm. Where do I start? My days with the new team were super dramatic. I was first being issued quarantine order (QO) on second day at work. Oh well, I still work since I am… More
  • Mon Vaccination Experience
    Today marks my day two after jabbing second dose of Pfizer. Not to mention, it is also my second day on medical leave. All I want to say is Thank God I survived. The side-effects… More
  • I Was Issued Quarantine Order!
    You might not know this, but I was issued Quarantine Order (QO) under the Infectious Diseases Act for quarantine for 10 days. It all started on one fine morning, where I woke up to an… More
  • Nothing Was Right
    It was rather a long week indeed. Last week started with news of le uncle’s family got infected with Covid-19, but thank God they are recovering well. Uncle was sent to quarantine center; cousins were… More
  • Raindrops on Window Panes
    A mini staycation of mine has finally come to an end. The weather was cooling and breezy that I have actually been snuggling under a blanket for the past few days. Occasionally, some hot tea… More
  • It’s Not a Goodbye, It’s Au Revoir
    Finally, my position with operations has come to an end. I didn’t cry! It’s not a sad thing, I feel. I received farewell gifts, bunch of well wishes and pending lunch dates. I am glad… More
  • Finally!
    Kick start July with bunch of good news! And yes, I have been smiling a lot since day 1 of July hehe. Finally, gotten both vaccine appointments. Have been spamming registration link for God knows… More
  • Wearing Lesser Makeup But I’m Lovin’ It
    Prolly due to Covid-19 with lesser social activities, I rarely wear make up nowadays, but I am lovin’ it. Though I occasionally miss those events where I can dress up, meet new people, have fun… More
  • Nothing Lasts
    A star has fallen. He left few days ago. She is leaving in 2 weeks’ time. I am leaving in less than a month. “Cause in my mind, nothing lasts…” From a song I have… More
  • Busier Than Ever
    Finally back to work after a short break. And yes, I am done and dusted with 1st module assignment. Self declared semester break, woohoo!! I am secretly planning for another staycation to reward myself already.… More
  • Bullet Journal: Mid Year Review
    What I’m Proud of: Completing my reading goal (one book per month at least) Successful internal transfer attempt Gold award nomination (can’t wait for the results!) Writing weekly journal consistently Blood & monetary donation Pursue… More
  • Everything Happens for a Reason
    Can I just say I aced the interview, hehe! Yup, I got the job. Everything happened in blink of an eye. I was preparing Q&A and rehearsing role play at home last weekends, and here… More
  • A Little Bit of This And That
    Guess what?! I got an interview! I was so excited and kinda nervous at the same time. Well, I would say more joy than being anxious definitely. I feel like I am one step closer… More
  • Mama
    Never stop believing, she said Never settle for less, she said Never chase after guys, she said Strive for financial independence instead Work hard for your passion instead Love yourself more instead She taught me… More
  • Knowing Your Value
    I used to be very responsive, easily upset when I got mistreated, being accused on things I never do. I felt like I need to explain. But as I grow up, I realize that it… More
  • Unexpected Conversations with Gorgeous Souls
    I was in kinda bad shape earlier despite trying hard to be okay, so He decided to send people to me. Few friends of mine were checking in on me at the same time. God… More
  • Long Distance Friendships
    Came across a question on school’s confession page where one posted: “I’d like to ask if my life is normal. I have friends in school and work. During my school days or workdays, I talked… More
  • The Second Child
    Many people might not know this, I am actually the middle child in my family. Growing up with a special needs elder brother (Gor), I don’t really get to enjoy the perks being a younger… More
  • Navigating Emotions during Pandemic
    Stepping into Covid-19 pandemic for more than a year, most of us have found ways to cope and adapt the new norm. However, despite how hard we work on adjusting new routines, our mental health… More
  • Expat Story: A Different Chinese New Year
    Marking one year not returning home aka first time celebrating Chinese New Year (CNY) overseas. No reunion dinner, no new clothes, no visitations… initially! To be honest, I had no plans on how am I… More
  • 2020 Reflections x 2021 Intentions
    1.     What challenges did you face?     –  Uncertainties, adjusting to new norm   2.      What lessons did you learn?     –   Don’t let the noise of other’s opinions drown… More