There was once I did not speak to my dad for six years even though we were staying together. It was a cold war to show that I meant business — stop borrowing money from loansharks or risk losing your family. But two years ago, we started talking again, it was one of the … [Read more...] about How to forgive the person who hurt you?
If you feel stuck in life but lack the courage to take a leap of faith and change your life, take a shot at completing a round Taiwan cycling adventure. In 2013, I cycled over 800km around Taiwan’s coastline with three of my best friends. For two weeks, we peddled along a … [Read more...] about Change your life: Around Taiwan on two wheels
Have you ever dreamt of playing your childhood toy for a living? Not possible lah, grow up and get a real job please! This was what I thought until I met Yang Yuan-ching, a Taiwanese who's been playing the yoyo as a street performer for almost a decade. The 26-year-old shot … [Read more...] about How to make a living doing what you love?
Initially, I wanted The Happiness Notebook to be a travelogue for my one-year long sabbatical, but decided to include my life stories to help people who are facing tough times. Just before I left Singapore, one of my Facebook posts went viral with over 1,000 'likes', and … [Read more...] about Why I started Happiness Notebook?