The new dawn

Today marks the beginning of a new day – yeah. I’m going to devote my life to three pursuits – Jogging, German/reading and Violin.

What I realised about myself – psychoanalysis (ahem), is the fact that I could not multi-task previously. I get too absorbed with the current task/grind on hand, and I cannot rotate tasks – or balance the tasks. …


I saw this educational programme “strangest weather on earth”, wow, this just reminded me of my love for science and experimentation, and my primary school days. I loved to read…


How do you attain personal mastery (discipline) that results in a better life — more time for health, hobbies and friends?

Many people are stuck in their day jobs, wondering about the freedom that is unattainable. How many people can deal with downward mobility, and survive on the bare minimum?

Recently, I went down the path of the unconventional. Taking the road less travelled and exercising discipline is the key to freedom. By exercising discipline, I realised what is essential and what is extraneous. I started to cut down greatly on my non-essential spending. Most importantly, I cut what’s known as stress spending.

Stress spending happens when I work in a high stress environment, and need to turn to retail therapy…


My Education journey as an Educator

Recently, I shared with my husband on an early setback in life in a high-stakes examination that I sat for when I was 12 years old. It was a side of me that he didn’t know of…

I shared that I hadn’t done very well (in fact, my score wouldn’t be seen as a failure for most today), however, the shame that I felt then was comparatively disproportionate to the failure to achieve my desired scores. It was due to the comparison with a relative who sat for the same high-stakes examination but scored…

Passionate Educator Grace

Educator, Secondary School Teacher, Avid Learner, Well-rounded person

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