“My life didn’t please me. So I created my life.” — Coco Channel Week 5 of training for Ironman so far, I think it’s a good time to reflect back on why I’m doing what I’m doing. It started off with two things. First is a purpose-driven personal growth and transformation. Second is a trip… Continue reading Why Ironman? #InspireMeSunday with Simon Sinek
Week 3 went by quickly. I swam 2.6km, biked 41.5km and run 11.5km while in week #2, I only swam 0.75km, biked 17km and run 24km. Not at the level like a pro. But I am making some progress *Smile* Gotta crawl first before learning how to walk and run like how babies learn, right?… Continue reading Training Progress Week 3
There’s a story about two brothers that a good friend of mine told me years ago. The brothers live on the 80th story. One day, they bought some groceries and came back home. (Somehow they had to walk all the way up. I guess the elevator(s) must have been out.) So they walked from the 1st to the 20th… Continue reading #InspireMeSunday – Tony Robbins, David Wolfe and #realchange
“Space has always been the spiritual dimension of architecture. It is not the physical statement of the structure so much as what it contains that moves us.” — Arthur Erickson A few Fridays ago after work, I passed by a mobile exhibition, got curious, went in to check it out and am glad that I did.… Continue reading #InspireMeSunday – Aga Khan Foundation, Community Garden and Global Citizen
April is a National Poetry Month. A kind friend said I could make myself accountable through her in challenging myself to write a poem a week this month. Since this is the last week of April, this will be my last poem – my last challenge in 2016 April poem-writing – a challenge I’ve never done… Continue reading #Poetrychallenge #Success #ThankfulThursday #MonthlyMemory #Smile – Wavin’ Flag with #Pepperdine
“The secret to finding the deeper level in the other is finding the deeper level in yourself. Without finding it in yourself, you cannot see it in the other.” Eckhart Tolle Yesterday, I was experiencing heavy emotions. I thank my baby brother for taking me to QE Park which is a positive space where I got… Continue reading #InspireMeSunday – Eckhart Tolle, Raoul Wallenberg & EXO
As I was thinking of what I would write for my second poem as a part of poetry self-challenge to celebrate April as a National Poetry Month, something unpleasant that profoundly affected me happened. So instead of being in a celebratory mood, I am relieving the pains, sadness and unsettling emotions through poetry writing. And what took place taught me… Continue reading #poetrychallenge – But Why Today?