Category Archives: Living Tips

Fears of Retirement

With Singapore’s life expectancy rate of 83.3 years, assuming if one retires at age 67 years old, he has 16.3 years of life in retirement. However, if another wants to retire at 62 years old, then he has 21.3 years … Continue reading

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Are you constantly planning ahead or living in the past?

My mind is darting around. It jumps around three states – past, present and future. The nature of mind is such. Dwelling too much in the past and the future robs us of staying in the present. The key word … Continue reading

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On Growing Old

I have reached this age that I could not imagine ever reaching when I was still a teenager. Yes, I saw my parents getting old. But not I when I was still in school and I had my whole life … Continue reading

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When your cupboard/wardrobe was packed …

When we found that we had cupboards full of our clothing, what we did six months ago was to impose a moratorium to buying some more clothes. Six months moratorium ended last month (June). When we used to browse Uniqlo … Continue reading

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How much time did you spend on your mobile phone?

Have you ever stopped to wonder how much time you had spent on your smart mobile phone each day? Can you break it down to time spent on it because of work-related imperative and time spent for personal purposes (outside … Continue reading

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Privacy matters to me

After the shocking revelation of privacy breach by Facebook in recent week, it set me thinking. Are we sharing too much private detail on social media platforms, such as Facebook, Instagram? Who can see my intimate details as required by … Continue reading

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March 2018 Meditation Retreat

I surrendered my handphone, my passport and my wallet on Day One. That was how my 18-day silent meditation retreat started in Taiwan (5 – 22 March). For 18 days, I was cut-off from the outside world, no newspapers and … Continue reading

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