Why Do You Do What You Do?

We live in a time now where it’s common to have a hyphenated title, e.g. singer-songwriter-activist, artist-chef, engineer-writer… and the lines between profession and hobby are more blurred than ever. With technology and the Internet, we have greater access to knowledge and information, and we have more conveniences which means …

Are You “Too Busy” to Live Your Dream?

It’s common these days for people to have hyphenated titles, as we’re no longer limited to developing ourselves only in one area. Actors are also humans rights activists, singers are also painters, and chefs are also writers, and so on… Even I have been introducing myself as a visual-artist-and-voice-coach for …

Are You Postponing Your Dream Unknowingly?

I believe that everyone has a dream, and we go through our life’s journey to fulfil some sort of purpose. The life you have right now — you’re the only one who can live it, and you owe it to yourself to make the most of it and the best …

Your Dream Begins with a Single Step

“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” – Lao Tzu Every feat that Man has accomplished, every vision brought to life, every adventure and journey completed… they all started with a single step. We’re surrounded everyday by news of people who have fulfilled one of their …

The Making of Animation “All Is Not Lost… Yet”

2021 started with a mad rush to complete my second animation project. I basically spent New Year’s Eve and Day hunched over my work table taking hundreds of snapshots… which at 24 frames per second, adds up to only a few seconds of film lol. After this project, I definitely …

Embrace Your Nonlinear Path

Life isn’t really linear, but we’re brought up to believe that it’s supposed to be. We’re conditioned to think that after our schooling years we need to go to university and get a degree, then after we graduate we have to get a job in what we majored in, and …

How to Discover What Your Dream Might Be

If you’ve followed my writing and work for some time now, you may have come across this question (or similar variations): If time, money and energy didn’t matter, what’s one thing that you must do in your life such that when you look back at the end of it, you …

Why You Must Take Action on Your Dream

Each of us are on our own journey in life, thus your dream is specific and unique to you and you alone. Nobody else had, has or will ever have the same journey as you, and everyone defines what’s meaningful and worthy as a purpose in different ways. Because your …

Your Worthy Purpose is Unique to You

“[True happiness] is not attained through self-gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.” — Helen Keller When I was younger, I used to think a “worthy purpose” meant having to do something that makes a huge difference in the world, like ending world hunger, engaging in world peace efforts, …

True Happiness and Your Worthy Purpose

“Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.”  — Helen Keller I first came across this quote shortly after the success of my first solo exhibition in early 2013, and I instantly resonated with …