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17 Aug 2018

Becoming a self-taught developer (part 2): The lights go off

Technology Musings

The vicissitudes of Wing as she transit from the sports/training industry the technology industry.

05 Aug 2018

Becoming a self-taught developer (part 1): The girl called Wing

Technology Musings

In the tiny red dot, on 13 Sept 1990, an idealistic girl, called Hui Ying, was born.

29 May 2018

From zoo to web technology. Love, efficiency and everything in between

Technology

My journey from a show presenter in Singapore Zoo to a front-end web developer.

21 May 2018

5 things I learn from watching drag queens competition

Musings

Drag Queens are loud. And they are a statement we can learn from.

05 May 2018

Automate the start of a frontend development workflow

Technology

Reduce the time to start a frontend project by automating it through a bash script

19 Apr 2018

6 things I learn from my beginner Raspberry Pi projects

Technology

The start of a journey in dabbling and exploring the possibilities of Raspberry Pi.

08 Apr 2018

5 ways computer functions just like our human body

Technology

We have a lot in common with the machines. And this is how understanding the core concept of one could results in understanding of the other.

10 Mar 2018

5 CSS tricks to take your website to the next level

Technology

Want a website that is not cookie-cutter version of other website? Learn some CSS tricks to improve on your user interface.

01 Mar 2018

Goodbye kiddos, Coach is leaving...

Musings

My life lessons as a preschool sports coach.

13 Feb 2018

A discourse on natural selection

Musings Technology

Computing the cycle of love - For the unromantics

12 Nov 2017

Are we preparing our children for the future? 4 major takeaways from EduTECHAsia conference

Technology

The future is developing quickly. More than ever before, we need to ask ourselves if our education system will be sufficient in providing the necessary resources to ensure future success in our children.

21 Oct 2017

7 ways to defeat the imposter syndrome

Lifestyle

Stop sabotaging yourself and live the life you deserve

02 Aug 2017

This blog is now on Jekyll

Technology

Shift my blog from Wordpress to Jekyll. Here is why I am never looking back.

26 Mar 2017

A letter to myself in my early 20s. What will yours look like?

Musings

Do you take the time to reflect on your life? If you could write a letter to yourself when you are younger, say in your early 20s, what will you say to yourself? Many people will encourage you to enjoy the present or to work towards the future. However, looking...

26 Mar 2016

How weight lifting saves my life

Lifestyle

It is the exhilaration that I feel when I lift 40kg off the floor. It’s the feeling that I got when I lift more than I did previously.

05 Dec 2015

A Motivational Read for 25-Year-Old

Musings

Maybe you still do not have your life together. But you get a glimpse to the social issues: economic crisis, inequality, prejudices and political unrest. You remember saying that you are going to change the world and make the world a better place.

29 Nov 2015

An important life lesson from 1 burn, 2 fractured bones and 3 lacerations

Musings

I am lying on the bed of the 3rd hospital they send me to. Local anesthesia is injected around my wounds. At 12.08pm, I am in stitches and bandages.

05 Oct 2015

Let go and be free

Musings

It is not uncommon for us to accumulate. Papers, ranks, money, items, memories, tears, smiles, joys and separations. We come to this earth, they say to love. While some say that we are here to clear our sins. There are others who never really give a damn. It’s a mystery...

30 Aug 2015

5 reasons being mindful makes you better at work

Lifestyle

Can mindfulness work for you? Have you ever find yourself contemplating about learning to become mindful? Or are you still on the fence, waiting for more research papers to be published and more people to practice mindfulness before considering being part of the mindful group? Or are you simply wondering...

02 Aug 2015

30 seconds ninja mindfulness technique to apply at your workplace

Lifestyle

When the term meditation comes into mind, some people will still conjure up images of people sitting in lotus position, hands in some kind of mudra, sitting motionlessly on a cushion. Luckily, science is catching up with this ancient practice in validating the practicalities of meditation. The benefits of meditation...

05 Apr 2015

5 yoga techniques to manage your stress in 5 minutes: Part 2

Lifestyle

Manage your stress through breathing and mindfulness techniques

24 Mar 2015

5 yoga techniques to manage your stress in 5 minutes: Part 1

Lifestyle

Manage your stress through mindful movements

06 Sep 2014

In death we will be one

Musings

Each and every day, every morning, we live a little more, and yet we also die a little bit more. But then again, when we die, we never exactly die, as in completely cease to exist. We go back to the earth, we break down, and become part of the earth, part of the river and part of the atmosphere.

16 Aug 2014

Miss Au Naturel

Musings

In the outback, there is this girl, who wears shirt and yoga pants, and sometimes her jogging shorts. Sports bra beneath, nothing fancy with those pinkish, lacey, stringy and tiny intimate. She is a person who understands marketing as a verb to go to the market for groceries. In her,...

13 Jun 2014

I'm found, lost, fine. Diary of a jobseeker.

Musings

Today, I lie on my bed, still broken but open. Open to the truth, open to the fortunes that I have, open to the opportunities that have been bestowed again and again, almost miraculously. And things start to make sense.

01 May 2014

Freeing the boundaries with outdoor yoga

Musings

Sun. Green. Birds. Breeze. Yoga. Yoga outdoors We begin by standing barefooted feeling the uneven ground, freeing the receptors of our feet to feel the nuances of the Earth. In Traditional Chinese Medicine, we believe that there are many meridian points on our feet that connect to the rest of...

20 Apr 2014

Yoga: Not beyond the material

Musings

Just for a moment, close your eyes and tune in to your body. Inhale, feel your chest rising and your body opening up. Exhale, pull your belly in and up and feel your body closing in. Feel the subtle movement: the extension and the relaxation of your spine. Upon each...

06 Apr 2014

What yoga teacher training means to me

Musings

Words like that flitted around the room holding the open-ended queries of the future. But the only thing we were sure of at that time was that we would bid each other goodbye, each with their unique experience of transformation.

26 Mar 2014

A love letter to all my naysayers

Musings

I know better now that it is better for me to remain as my own strongest pillar of support. There are times when I look back into my life, and am both amazed and discouraged by it. So I learn that all will be well if I focus on the present, to do what I could to live this moment to the best.

17 Mar 2014

I'm a broke, ohm-chanting and time-altering dragon

Musings

I am biologically twenty four, spiritually nutcase, monetary broke, but at least physically and mentally, I feel at my best.

26 Feb 2014

Lets be an artist now

Musings

We spend much of our childhood imagining that we are captains sailing the ferocious sea, the jungle explorers stumbling on the next miracle herb for mankind, or even the sages working to solve the puzzle of the grand web of life.

31 Jan 2014

If you love a man who travels

Musings

He has lots of stories to share, from hitchiking across America to staying with the villagers in Uzbekistan. He could speak in the same sentence of poverty of the world and the villagers' contentment despite the abject living conditions. He might tell you that the world is corrupted but encourages to do your very best for the world. But whatever he say, he say it with passion, even if it is also with contradiction.

09 Jan 2014

Of a New Year to Come

Musings

2013, the number I breeze and end with tears, smiles and love abound. A new year of thrill, or would it be just days that pass by? Could I say that I would do what I need to do and that I would finally get it right? For years, I...

30 Nov 2013

Just another post about life purpose. Or is it?

Musings

Have you ever feel like life overwhelm you? Have you ever feel like you just need to stop doing whatever you profess to love and let your life pans out freely? I did. I’m the kind of person that believes I have to try things to know if I like...

04 May 2013

I wander from the 26th storey

Musings

I am high above the people on the streets; they look just like ants marching on the street. And cars, they form a long strand of disconnected metal capsules that sprawl on the highway with an almost equal distance in between.

04 May 2013

The truth about dream chasers

Lifestyle

This is to the ones who is different. This is to the ones who has been ridiculed by others for following “stupid” dreams. This is to the one who believes in justice. This is to the one who is being chided for indulging in life’s fantasy.

27 Apr 2013

The paradox of freedom

Musings

True freedom is about liberaton. And liberation comes from discipline.