Fearless First Video blog

My dear fearless friends and fans, I am delighted to present my first vblog (video blog) to all of you. This vblog features my thoughts on Christmas and the year to come, and personal insights. My special guest is none other than Ms. Jamie Khoo of Effortless Beauty fame! Jamie and I go way back. For one, we were both ...

Fearless Christmas Message 2014

The year is coming to a close. Soon, it will be 2015. Looking back on the year 2014, there have been many special highlights. However, one of the best for me occurred on 11th December to 14th December 2014. As some of you may know, I was actively involved with Gawad Kalinga (GK) from 2007 to 2009. ...

Why Do We Settle?

Don't settle for anything less than you deserve. No one should.  We hear it often enough, don't we? But do we really take it to heart and practice it in our daily life? Many people settle for various reasons. Be it because of fear, or because they do not know any better. Surprisingly, a lot of people settle for less ...

成功的单身女人

English | Chinese 在亚洲,成功的单身女人被称为“剩女”。 如果你单身、拥有高学历和事业成功,但是在三十大关还没结婚,那你就是别人口中的“剩女”。我想以此类推下去,离婚的女人或单亲妈妈简直就是盘底那隔夜的剩饭了。 我最喜欢(真讽刺!)这篇《纽约时报》刊登过的文章: “漂亮的女生不需要高学历来嫁入豪门,但是长相平凡或不漂亮的女生则拥有不同的际遇。这一类平凡女子希望利用学历来增加她们的竞争能力。但不幸的是,她们没有意识到女人会随着年龄增长而贬值,当她们考获硕士或博士学位时,青春早已逝去,就像发黄了的珍珠。” (more…)

Successful Single Women

English | Chinese The successful single women in Asia are called, "The Leftovers". If you are single, highly educated, successful, and are still not married by age 30 - you will be considered as the "leftover women". And I suppose, the divorced women or single mothers will be at the bottom of that "scrap-heap". My favourite (sarcasm) paragraph from ...

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 ...

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 ...

Poem: The Silenced Conversation

Note: This is a poetic duet between Desiree and myself. It is supposed to be a “silent conversation” between an imaginary wife and husband. Here, Desiree plays the "wife", and I took on the role of the “husband”. Kindly please switch to desktop or laptop if you're viewing this from your phone.   THE WIFE I’m your wife. Know me. I’m a ...

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 ...

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