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by woon on 28 February, 2014 - 08:34
In the pursuit of happiness and fulfilment, we increasingly come across mentions of:
  • Mindfulness
  • Awareness
  • Being conscious
  • Living in the moment
  • Present experience

I’ve heard, read, discussed, tried, misunderstood and relearned much on this ongoing journey of mindfulness and to just be. From my experience, I can recommend adopting a plant. 
Some definitions:
by woon on 29 January, 2014 - 08:02
This post pays tribute to my client who believed in himself and took up the challenge to master “Pine Apple Rag” on the piano before this Chinese New Year (31 Jan 2014). He made it, sent me this video recording and allowed me to share. 
Here’s a toast:
by woon on 22 January, 2014 - 17:24
Once again reminded of Flobot's "Handlebars" song together with quote "With Great Powers Comes Great Responsibility" from Uncle Ben in Spiderman today. Basically, how we have in us the potential for much creation and destruction, hand in hand, side by side.
The important question is "Who's keeping tabs?"
I suggest you keep you own.
Flobot's "Handlebars" lyrics below and check out track and offical video here
by woon on 15 January, 2014 - 17:06

Many want to write a bestseller, I just want to have an app to call my own. It happened this very day with "xpressFIVE Chai Coaching edition" (intro video below).

by woon on 8 December, 2013 - 08:19

A wise old owl sat in an oak,
The more he heard, the less he spoke;
The less he spoke, the more he heard;
Why aren't we all like that wise old bird?

We came across this classic nursery rhyme recently and I found it very apt. The rhyme teaches children the virtues of being quiet - i.e. to be seen and not heard. Just like an owl's behaviour of watching and patiently waiting when hunting its prey in the darkness of the night.

by woon on 26 August, 2013 - 14:22

I have a t-shirt that says “Save a Tree for Tomorrow” and I wear it proudly because we did exactly that. It’s a tree (I call it “Big Tree”) right in front of our apartment, greeting us as we awake and shielding us while we sleep.

This is the story of Big Tree the past 500 days: