Be Inspired Monday

Russian Matryoshka Doll

Think Small. Think Simple

Have you heard of the "5 Cs"? Do you know what the "5 Cs" stand for? Many years ago "5 Cs" was a big thing. Everyone was working hard, pursuing their 5 Cs - Cash, Credit Card, Car, Condo and Country Club Membership. As for me and my peers, our focus was on the first … Continue reading Think Small. Think Simple

Singapore Changi Point Creek Walk

A World of Distractions

“Simplicity is ultimately a matter of focus.” — Ann Voskamp There are times when I picked up my phone to check my calendar, I got distracted when I saw an e-mail notification and started checking my e-mail. Then I went on checking my Facebook. I absolutely forgot about why I picked up my phone. Has … Continue reading A World of Distractions

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A “New” Economy 

When I started reducing my possessions, a few friends joke that I need to continue to spend on luxurious goods to help drive the economy. Does living a life of simplicity have a negative impact on the economy? Yes and no. Buying less material items would have a short-term negative impact on the economy. It … Continue reading A “New” Economy 

Singapore Changi Beach

Chasing After Happiness & Beauty 

After a relaxing facial treatment at the spa I frequent, the spa manager once again made her sales pitch to me. She said I should sign up for the new anti-aging package to prevent wrinkle due to work stress. I asked if she has heard of a story about a businessman and a fisherman. This … Continue reading Chasing After Happiness & Beauty 

Sunset in Singapore

Don’t Organise, Tidy Up

If you have been following my blog, you would know that I am a "seasoned home mover". I have been moving home almost every two years for the past eight years. You would also have read about my crazy outlet shopping trips when I was in the US for conferences as the stuff at the US … Continue reading Don’t Organise, Tidy Up

My Reverse Bucket List

My Reverse Bucket List on Travel

I wrote a post on my bucket list in last October and that was the first time I listed down my bucket list. I am a go with the flow kind of person and don't exactly plan for my personal travels. I usually plan a trip to the back of my business travel or decide … Continue reading My Reverse Bucket List on Travel

Sculpture of What Goes Around Comes Around

What Goes Around Comes Around

What Goes Around Comes Around, 2008 ed 1/8 Aluminium & Stainless Steel by Lorenzo Quinn (Spain) "Life is like a mirror where everything we do is reflected back onto us. We might not be able to recognize it and at times that image is hidden. It may not even be during our lifetime but it … Continue reading What Goes Around Comes Around

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Life is like a Cup of Coffee

As I was going through my photos while enjoying a cup of coffee, I saw this photo, "The Cup Story", that I took in Seoul. This photo reminds me of a famous quote by an unknown author - "Life is like a cup of coffee". This quote has a story that accompanies it. The story … Continue reading Life is like a Cup of Coffee