The Importance of Showing Up For Your Dream

Since March this year, I’ve started to take ownership of my journey in mastery as an artist. Initially I committed myself to drawing 2 fairy penguins and 1 oak tree five days a week, as a way to build up my foundational drawing skills as a self-trained artist. At the …

My New Drawing Practice and What I’m Learning About Mastery

Since 2013, I’ve been an active member in a coaching and personal development community in Singapore, and during their leadership program in 2015, my mentor advised me to master drawing all 17 species of penguins in an anatomically accurate way. I took this assignment seriously and started drawing these penguins …

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 …

Sing Your Way Out of Your Comfort Zone

As an artist, singer and voice coach, I’m all about self-expression, and it’s kinda become my life’s work right now to figure out how best to express myself in various media, and to also help others express what they truly desire, and discover a more authentic side of themselves through …

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 True Purpose of Singing Lessons and Voice Coaching

What are singing lessons and voice coaching really all about? There’s a common misconception that singing lessons or voice training are only for people who want to be singers, or who intend to use their voice in a professional capacity, such as speakers, teachers, performers, storytellers, voice talents… In my …

What Have You Done Recently to Show Yourself Love?

A couple of weeks ago, I was preparing to assist at a 3-day impact intensive personal development program, and one of my roles was to take care of the program leader’s welfare. I had a phone chat with him to go over his welfare requirements, and I declared that I …

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 …