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I’m sorry about your lost…I know what you are going through

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Recently, my friend loss both parents- within a span of less than a week from each other. Both parents passed away from cancer. No one saw it coming and it was a shock. This remind me of a personal tragedy that I have experienced about 12 years ago. To me, it was so tragic that [...]

Before you quit the gym, read this

Fitness and sweating

Last year, I quit the gym after convincing myself that I don’t like the noise level, the sweat smell, sticky machine handles (from the previous sweat soaked hand),  the rap music and cramped classes. And I saw no point of paying for the high gym membership and then forcing myself to go there to workout amidst [...]

Quit the Gym and Set Up Own Home Gym?

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Recently, I sat down and calculated my monthly commitments and finances. And I made the decision that the gym membership had to go. Every month, to pay the amount and hardly visiting the gym (because I have been either too busy or tired- yep I know, the usual excuses :) )- makes it impractical to [...]

Lower back pain and when one cannot afford ongoing treatments

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Just yesterday, my uncle shared with me about the constant back pain that he was experiencing for decades. It started decades ago while he was loading a huge basket of fruits up in a lorry. Suddenly he heard a twisting sound followed by such an intense pain that he could not straighten his back. That [...]

My ongoing journey in discovering my true calling in life

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Discovering your life’s mission, calling or following your heart is actually a continuous journey. In the beginning, you’ll probably be drawn to do something but you probably have no tools, skills, experience, guide and education to venture with confidence and assurance. It’s going to feel overwhelming and you’re going to feel that you are groping [...]

Change of site layout and design on this blog

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Dear all, Just a quick update that there is a change in my site design today (8 April 2010)  from the one with green blue background to this. From a reader feedback, I hope the white background will be less distracting while you are searching for information. The site layout is similar to my Life [...]

When the nighmares would not stop and you wake up like a zombie

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Following my previous article that mentioned the possibility of waking up tired and drained, you may also want to consider exploring another possibility- Are you following a direction in life that’s true to yourself? First, overcoming the fear of the unknown or ‘unseen’ Sometimes when the circumstances of these dreams are so strange, you may [...]

Why you must always have health insurance.

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I feel it is important to mention this subject since I am been seeing an increasing number of families who are crushed financially and emotionally when the sole breadwinner is suddenly unable to work to bring food to the table. Or a family member gets diagnosed with a terminal illness and the family could not [...]

Do not Ignore Signs of Stroke- real story of my auntie

Blood Pressure

Here are the SIGNS OF STROKE as per American Heart Institute. Please heed these warnings signs. I want to share with you on what happened to my favourite auntie (my mom’s 5th sister) as a lesson not to delay in obtaining medical treatment. She had been feeling “out of sorts” and uncomfortable. A part of [...]

My workout today…

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This morning, I decided to squeeze in a workout before going to work. It lasted about 40 min. First, I selected my favorite songs from the list of my MTVs that I’ve compiled from YouTube. I played them in my exercise program: Track 1 : Do light jogs, jumping jacks and jog with raised knees [...]