The Moment I Fell In Love

In the past, I have always confused love with attachment. I was always seeking something in return from my object of desire. I needed constant affirmations from the person I adored. In fact, I was running on empty and was searching to be filled up from someone else. I did not realise that attachment is more about fear and dependency. Attachment is more about self-preservation and self-gratification. This was why most relationships fall apart. People feed off on one another, instead of nurturing each other.

How Fearless Shirley Got Hooked

Today, I got "Hooked". It was my  turn to be in the "Hot Seat" of 5 X 5. In other words, I had the great pleasure and honour to be featured in "5 x 5 with The Hook". I cannot thank HOOK enough for having me over. I had such a wonderful time being his guest that I ...

My Fearless Valentine Wish

I remember when I was much younger (let's not make me count backwards here), Valentine's Day was like a HUGE deal for me. It was my absolute favourite day after Chinese New Year and Christmas. Yes, we Asians value Chinese New Year (CNY) more than Christmas. Because during CNY, we get $$$ that comes in red ...

Poem: Our Human Addiction

Photo from SMT's Travel Journal Our Human Connection Is my addiction. We catch glimpses  Of one another Echoing each other  Through this cyberspace. With click, a like and a share The dots connect in a flash Knowing me is seeing yourself Knowing you is seeing myself. This human interaction A lesson in Compassion Beauty in Transcendence. We live for that validation From each proclamation Our mutual adoration Fuels our inspiration. You ...

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