Finding your Anchor

Recently I have been struggling to do an assignment, I allocated the time but I could never get it done. Every evening I rushed home to work on it, but I could never concentrate for more than 10-15 mins before I started checking my twitter, linkedin, facebook, blog. Yesterday, I went to to the office early to try to finish

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INSPIRATION: LESSONS FROM KINDERGARTEN:A global guide to Leadership

I came across this poem, and was so moved me that I wanted to share it with you. The author’sname is Robert Fulghum. Maybe my mother was wrong, maybe life isn’t as complicated as everyone makes it out to be. Wisdom was not at the top of the graduate school mountain, but there in the sand pile at school. These

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Blast from the past

When Sifaan asked me to write in his memory book, it brought me back to a place that I had forgotten. To a person I vaguely remembered and although it seemed like I had just seen Sifaan last week. It had been 6 years since that summer in Estonia for the first World on Wheels Project. This post is dedicated

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Perseverance : Cycle from Singapore to Mersing

It’s fascinating that when a challenge gets tough and you are at the bridge of giving up, a sign comes along and makes you realize the journey hasn’t ended yet. Some people may already know that I have been training for a 450 km mountain bike race in East Timor to fundraise 60,000 dollars for a local micro-finance called Timor

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INSPIRATION DOSE

Received this in email a while back! it really stuck a cord with me, and wanted to share it. “A year has passed and now we stand on the brink of returning to a world where we are surrounded by the paradox of everything, and yet nothing being the same. In two months we will reluctantly give our hugs and,

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Celebrating a year of Awesomeness

I am not the biggest fan of throwing a party because I constantly change my mind and don’t expect people to show up. Surprisingly yesterday was one of the most random nights and fabulous nights 1. Re-organizing my room 2. Picnic at the Esplanade 3. Sharifah and Carol groupies at the esplanade 4. Jaywalking 5. Picking up a jazz singer/celebrity

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Young Ambassadors in the Making

Several weeks ago, I participated in an Exploration in Ethnicity training program organized by OnePeople. A fellow classmate shared a quote that resonated with me; she said “the way to raise a racist child is not to speak about color.” I discovered Xavier Rudd’s song “Better People” recently, and felt it added a lot of value to my perceptions on

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I want to ride my Bicycle: OCBC Cycle 2010

Before the crack of dawn, myself along with 5500 people headed off to the F1 pit to cycle the OCBC Cycle 40km Challenge. Cycling there from home with hundreds of cyclists flooding the streets, I wondered how amazing it would be if there were no more cars and people could only cycle around or take the train. The night before

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BUCKET LIST: GETTING A FRIEND TO TRAVEL ABOARD

It is essentially the only way to accomplish everything on my Bucket List, traveling has been one of the biggest life changing experiences I have ever had. It has given me a chance to sit back and disconnect from life for a short time. It has also given me the great opportunity to visit new places, see things, and question

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Spend Nothing Game

I just Stumbled Upon a website which has a challenge on how long can you go without spending any money. I loved the idea as it reminded me of the elements of fasting , except that it focuses on tackling on training our mind on focusing not just what we want, but what we need. The rules are: Here are

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