In her book, ‘The Top Five Regrets of the Dying – A Life Transformed by the Dearly Beloved’, Bronnie Ware, after working in palliative care with people who were dying, compiled some of the most commonly expressed regrets of those she worked with. Those regrets were: I wish I had the courage to live a… Read More Reflections on Life & Death: lessons from the bedside
‘Don’t let the thoughts that come from your mind get in the way of the feelings that come from your heart.’ 🙏 I took this photo after sitting GAMSAT in london, an 8hr exam on stuff I’d never studied before in college in the huge ExCel convention centre – which felt about the size of an airport.… Read More Midweek Words of Love & Inspiration
Exam time’s rolling up again (just before Christmas, I know, great timing) and I’m trying to be gentle, and not berate myself if i can’t remember every single detail. It can be daunting sometimes, to throw ourselves into new things, but that’s how we learn, I guess, that’s how we grow. Every now and then… Read More Words of Love & Inspiration
I stumbled across this quote recently and thought it beautifully apt at a time when there seems to be so much violence and unrest in the world: ‘The ultimate weakness of violence is that it is a descending spiral, begetting the very thing it seeks to destroy. Instead of diminishing evil, it multiplies it. Through… Read More Midweek words of Love & Inspiration
I’m not sure how many of you have perused photos from Tokyo Fashion Week recently, but one on particular summed it up pretty well for me. It looked something like this: Caucasian model. Asian audience. This is the reality for so many young Asian girls across the globe. Being ‘beautiful’ has somehow become synonymous with… Read More You Are Beautiful, No Matter What They Say
This is one of my favourite quotes. It’s such a lovely reminder that every little smile, every breath counts, it all matters. The things that we find ourselves worrying so much about, like money and possessions, are fleeting, and ultimately not going to be there for us when things get tough. If you find yourself… Read More Monday Morning Love and Inspiration
As a child and teen my love of performing arts and writing knew no bounds. I spent summers immersed in rehearsals, belting out (attempting to) Broadway numbers and huddled over notebooks scribbling stories and verses at any spare moment I had. Then as I ventured into my second decade, and the workload of college courses… Read More Don’t forget to sing in the lifeboats!