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Part 3 : The finale- Preparing for Vipassana meditation

So I find that I have piqued your interest about Vipassana meditation and you want to go to Leh too:) Well, here’s how you can prepare yourself to get the most out of your ten-day silent meditation! Book early Book your seat/ session early here as courses get filled up weeks in advance. They take Read more about Part 3 : The finale- Preparing for Vipassana meditation[…]

How to activate your core while trimming your waist

“Activate your CORE”.  Am sure one way or another, you would have heard this phrase. I find myself saying this too when I’m teaching someone to say do a squat or execute a quick spin. I can understand how frustrating it is for one who is unfamiliar with the concept. Like “what do u mean Read more about How to activate your core while trimming your waist[…]

Minimalist living- How I spend and live with less

Hi everyone, happy Monday! I hope you had a great CNY holiday. So I got through my last-minute spring cleaning pretty quick. On hindsight, I think it is because I don’t own nor do I keep much- pretty much minimalist living. Since I have less clutter, I save space, money and time on decision-making. I Read more about Minimalist living- How I spend and live with less[…]

Part 2: Takeaways from my 10-day meditation experience

In my previous  post, I talked about why I went to the barren but beautiful region of Ladakh for the Vipassana meditation program and the daily life of a Vipassana meditator. Here are my take aways from it. Meals I looked forward to every meal. Though itt was simple and light vegetarian fare, every mouthful Read more about Part 2: Takeaways from my 10-day meditation experience[…]

Part 1: Why I did a 10-day meditation retreat in India        

And so, I completed the ten-day Vipassana meditation retreat in Ladakh, in the Jammu and Kashmir of India. It was a straightforward decision. I have always been intrigued by meditation. I have experienced meditation programs taught by Indian and Buddhist teachers, the program durations run from three to eight days respectively. However, I have yet to experience the immersive experience Read more about Part 1: Why I did a 10-day meditation retreat in India        […]

How to knock out a full body workout in 20mins (Polymetric jumps) 

What do you do when you have been a potato and you have 20 mins to kick-start your workout. Start the timer, do a short but fairly difficult session. It will ease your body back to training mode and the results should  leave you wanting more. 1. Run up (and down) the stairs to warm Read more about How to knock out a full body workout in 20mins (Polymetric jumps) […]

Peace and tranquillity at Siloso Beach Resort

Where do you find a quiet place to unwind in Singapore? Having not been being able to find this tranquil space, I took a bus to Port Dickson to chill in a seafront villa. Who would have known I would find paradise, right here on Sentosa in Siloso Beach Resort- Singapore’s first eco-resort ? Why I Read more about Peace and tranquillity at Siloso Beach Resort[…]

[Natural skincare]Review on Antipode Hosanna Serum

I chanced upon this as I was still suffering from pimples despite my dry skin. It was also frustrating that my dehydrated skin made my rolling scars super obvious. So I bought it from Bud Cosmetics (at Mandarin Gallery) for $69. Yep, $69 is expensive, but it is still cheaper than what I have to Read more about [Natural skincare]Review on Antipode Hosanna Serum[…]