My latest article for Huffington Post

Hi everyone, I had a lovely Thanksgiving surprise yesterday. My latest article for Huffington Post has been published! In this article, I shared the 5 important lessons I have learnt after my divorce. Here is a little snippet from the post :- "Sometimes we do not know how much a decision will impact us until it is done. This is ...

Postcard to Helena from Malaysia

Note: This is my postcard reply to Helena. To read Helena's postcard to me, please go here.  My dear Helena, It is so good to hear from you. I am going to start by saying - Don't listen to your fears. They lie. Fears tell us we can't when we really can. They are really skilled at derailing us.  Helena, you ...

Postcard from Helena

Maya, I have not been lucky in love. It’s not that I haven’t had any good relationships, but the fact that I am alone -- well, sort of -- should tell you that I have not been ultimately successful. If one measures success as the trapping of a husband, that is. I have left in my wake a ...

Poem: The Break Down

Note: This is Part Two of my poetic duet with Desiree, whereby she takes on the voice of “The Wife” and I take on the role of “The Husband”. For Part One of our poetic duet, please go here.    THE WIFE Another night of turned backs Silence deepening marital cracks Her physical touches continually spurned Her weary ...

Living by Fearless Faith

Faith is a prickly subject these days. Especially when we witness so many ghastly examples of faith being "unleashed" throughout the world. In fact, faith can even be killing. Although I subscribe to Buddhism, I do not believe that everyone must be Buddhists. Nor do I believe that Buddhism is the only right faith.  Everyone deserves the ...

The Art of Living with Fear

My eyes closed as the wheels began to move the plane backward. I focused on my breath. “What are you afraid of?” I said to myself, “You have been to more dangerous countries. Not to mention, people have made this same trek to lands unknown without your giant travel guide! Chill, darling.” This was the scariest ...

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