Words from a friend I’ll always remember and constantly try to implement in my life. Everyone should be happy! 😁
A recent friend’s passing left my heart in shock at its total unexpectedness and untimely timing. Reflecting and learning, I can only say that we have to keep death in perspective, every hour of every day. To live our lives more lovingly, spread joy and positivity, pursue passions and dreams and leave this world a … Continue reading On Death
This common Māori greeting has so many meanings. Initially I though it was just “Hi”, “Hello”, “Cheers” or “G’day!”. 👋🏻 Now I’ve found out it also means: - to live - have life - be well - be healthy - shine on (@ednotmed 😉) “Ora“ = Life and “Kia” is a future tense particle, meaning … Continue reading Kia Ora
What Values Do You Live By?
Here are some excellent examples from the Organic Mechanic that I found pasted on the back of the restroom door of their headquarters. Does any of the above resonate with you? Think about it, write it down, journal your thoughts. Integrate it in your life. This is my gift to you today.
A Story of Change
This story (below) inspired me to write the above 'poem'. I hope it inspires you to change, for the better and for good. 🌱🙂 Yes, I'm Changing *正在改變的自己* Not at all easy, but worth trying. 這並非易事，但仍值得一試。 A friend of mine turned 68. I asked him what's changing? He sent me the following lines. 有位朋友過了68歲，我問他有何改變？以下是他的回文。 Yes, … Continue reading A Story of Change
Happiness is not so much in having, as sharing. We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give. A classmate shared this quote with me yesterday. It's quickly become one of my all time favourite quotes! What does happiness mean to you?
The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari by Robin Sharma
In this book, Robin Sharma writes a beautiful fable of one man's search for meaning and enlightenment in life. Julian Mantle was a lawyer superstar who had achieved everything he had dreamed of. Following a cardiac arrest in the middle of court, he came to the realisation that despite his achievements and material wealth, his … Continue reading The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari by Robin Sharma
Robin Sharma: The True Purpose of Life
Yesterday morning I listened to this amazing podcast episode where Robin shares w us the story of how his father translated this Sanskrit poem to English and stuck it to their refrigerator door: “Spring has passed, summer has gone, and winter is here, and the song I’m meant to sing remains unsung, for I have spent … Continue reading Robin Sharma: The True Purpose of Life
What are you living for?
I have been pondering on the above question for oh so long and today I was deeply impressed and inspired by the story of professional adventurer, filmmaker and photographer Kien Lam. Kien runs the website whereandwander.com which I happened to stumble upon while searching for ideas for the next Hurricane Heat in KL, Malaysia. (He had … Continue reading What are you living for?
Reflecting on the past 24 years
Birthday letter from mum Exactly 24 years ago, I came into existence. I still don't know if I'm living in the Matrix or if all this is some sort of scientific experiment on my consciousness by some hidden higher power but it sure seems pretty real to me. When I was a kid, I was heavily … Continue reading Reflecting on the past 24 years