Discover a New YOU Through Singing!

In my early 20’s when I explored a career in acting for 1.5 years, one of my significant stage performances was part of the ensemble for a musical with the Singapore Repertory Theatre. As an ensemble cast, you play many different roles within the two-hour show, at times having only …

Three Expectations That Lead to (My) Downfall (Part 3 of 3)

(Read Part 1 here) (Read Part 2 here) Finally we’ve come to the finale of this three-part overly-dramatically-titled blog series. To recap, I’m sharing three expectations I’ve had to learn to manage over the past few years as I walk this path of pursuing my passion and bringing my creative …

The Truth About Your Perfect Day

You might have done this exercise before, where you spend a few minutes to imagine and daydream your answer to this question (or some variation of it): “If time and money didn’t matter, what would a Perfect Day in your life be like?” As a big dreamer (and daydreamer), I …

What I Learnt From Not Going to Art School

I’ve been a professional artist for seven years now, and I never went to art school. Before I did my first solo exhibition in 2013, I was a struggling aspiring artist in New York who hadn’t drawn or painted for over ten years, trying to figure out how to become …

5 Lessons I Wish I Knew 5 Years Ago

For as long as I can remember, I’ve always felt out of place in my world. Growing up as a highly imaginative dreamer with my head in the clouds, I was constantly misunderstood by my family and friends, who seemed to be more conservative and practical in their outlook on …

What I Learnt From My Art Sale Failure

Last week, I tried to sell my art, and I failed. This failure in particular stung, because deep down it reminded me of when I was 8 and told: “Artist don’t make money. You should do something else instead.” Over the past 1.5 weeks, I felt that they were right. …

The Three Most Common Motifs in the Dreamer Penguins’ World

As a visual artist and coach, my life has been all about pursuing what I love and fulfilling my dreams. One of my dreams is to help people connect to their truest vision for their lives, through the art, music and writing I create, which is inspired by my own …