• Blog

    Shingles and me

    I’ve always thought shingles was illness for elderlies. I never thought I’d get it before in my 50s. I think the first sign of fatigue came on Monday 16th September. On that Monday, for no good reason, I started to feel itchiness around my stomach. I wasn’t sure if it was due to dryness on my skin or some other…

  • Blog,  Career

    What is Work-life balance

    What would happen if I suddenly disappear? Working for a Japanese trading company for the last few years, I’ve been wondering what would happen if I suddenly disappear.  Would the company get in trouble?  Would someone miss me? Or would everyone just carry on as nothing happened and find a replacement to fill my role.    A couple of years ago, my…

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    Declutter your wardrobe

    Before the new year starts, we tend to want to declutter and tidy up our space. This process gives us the time to reflect on what happened during the year that is ending and let us refocus on what we really need in our lives now and for the future.  I was chatting with a friend earlier today and she…

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    Looking back on 2018

    2018 was a year of learning for me.  A fresh start came when I enrolled myself in a coaching diploma course in March.  It was a journey filled with many highs and lows.  I was constantly faced with new challenges and it was both scary and exciting at the same time.  Learning coaching skills and applying them in a session,…

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    Time is money

    Great power comes with great responsibility Uncle Ben’s words of wisdom to Spiderman.  Although I’m not a superhero, this sentence always crosses my mind when I think of getting a promotion in a company.  Getting a promotion brings a lot of things to one’s life.  To name a few: More money More power as you may have to manage a…