Singing is a Healthy Way to Express Emotions

I believe everyone is called to express something over the course of our lives, what I call our Voice. The singing journey isn’t just about improving your singing or vocal expression — it’s also about getting more connected with who you are as a person, what truly resonates with you, …

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 …

Why Singing Improves Your Voice More than Speaking

I recently had two clients who use their voice in their respective professions (one instructor, one lawyer), and they came to me with specific issues they wanted to improve. In our initial chat to get to know each other, each of them was well aware of what they wanted to …

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 …

Do You Dislike Your Voice?

As a voice coach, I’ve heard a few of my clients say they don’t like their voice and how it sounds, thus they are reluctant to sing, sometimes even to speak up in their own lives. Our voice is a natural and integral part of who we are, which means …

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 …

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 …