Boot camp: Achieving goals with great camaraderie

Goals are easier to achieve if you have a strong support system; To start the year with a bang, Mai, Isabel and I decided we wanted to start our own boot camp. A week of intense daily dawn workouts, healthy home cooked dinners, continuously pushing ourselves at i-run and afternoons at East Coast park. Singapore facilities the process of a

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Next destination : Madrid

Life is a roller coaster and if you let it, it can take you on so many exciting adventures. A long time ago I told myself I wanted to learn Spanish and live in Madrid. Life happened and somehow that wasn’t a priority enough. Last year when I decided I wanted to apply to graduate program focusing on entrepreneurship my

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Wicked Beginnings: Actions are transformational

I am so high… high on life, high from food, high from opportunities that haven’t even happened and most certainly high on laughter. These past weeks have been nothing other than a laughter feast where my housemate Carol and I are addicted to life’s cheapest, most contagious and effective stress reliever. To make things better, I once heard of a

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INSPIRATION: PERSPECTIVE FROM THE EGYPTIAN REVOLUTION

History is being shaped in Egypt and the Middle East and I’m inspired. During my last trip home in 2009 I left feeling that there was nothing I could do for my country. Hagga, my best friends Nazly’s grandma advised for your own sanity we should all to leave, as there was no hope for Egypt. But over the past

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Recap of a Year of Challenges

This year had so many exciting challenges, met incredible people, reconnected with old friends, and constantly putting myself in my un”comfort” zone. I started an appreciation diary, this year where several times a week I wrote down what I am grateful for. Initially it was focused on things that I had… but eventually it became all the small interactions with

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BUCKET LIST : PARTICIPATE IN AN AMAZING RACE

Leaving Timor after Gone Cyclin’ first project Tour de Timor; the race, the history, the intensity of the experience left me quite in “awe” of a beautiful country and its people. I sat at the airport enjoying the freshly baked turkish bread and prata, looking at the small crowded-infested airport thinking that it would be a long time before I

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Power of women

Before writing this post I asked my eighteen year old twins cousin, to define the role of a women, one of them said they are powerful persuaders and the other mentioned that they are their to make him sandwiches. There is no right or wrong answer but it just goes to show there are so many ways that women are

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Slow and Steady wins the race: Running my first 21 km

Some of you may be are familiar with the story of the tortoise and the hare, but for those who don’t its about a tortoise who challenges a hare to the race. It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to know who is faster and more likely to win. The hare was in the lead, but instead of finishing he took

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Little people, Big Dreams

Youth are the leaders of tomorrow, and sometimes people forget that. Yesterday, I spent the afternoon hearing some amazing young individuals share their impression, success, failures and philosophies of the world at Singapore TedxYouth. I gained insights from a young entrepreneur who is now setting up his third business to a young lady who is six share her definition of

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What does it mean to fail?

Benjamin Franklin says it best when he said “I didn’t fail the test, I just found 100 ways to do it wrong”. We are the fire that spark our potential as well as the limiting factor that puts it out. Explore your passions, set goals and go after them. The journey will one full of rich experiences and every road

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