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Month: July 2014

Life in Circles VII

The short weekend diving getaway to Tioman was awesome and I have more new found diving kakis 😀 Go-karted for the first time and it was awesome too. Shaved off the side of my hair again, if you did notice. Watches are my new addiction and I bought a couple of them from various sites and stores. Seems like it’s time for some shoes online now!

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My First Book in More than a Decade

A recommended loan from a friend, and yes, I had a good read and learnt several important lessons about happiness quoted from the novel.

Lesson No. 1: Making comparisons can spoil your happiness.

Lesson No. 2: Happiness often comes when least expected.

Lesson No. 3: Many people see happiness only in their future.

Lesson No. 4: Many people think that happiness comes from having more power or more money.

Lesson No. 5: Sometimes happiness is not knowing the whole story.

Lesson No. 6: Happiness is a long walk in beautiful, unfamiliar mountains.

Lesson No. 7: It’s a mistake to think that happiness is a goal.

Lesson No. 8: Happiness is being with the people you love.

Lesson No. 8b: Unhappiness is being separated from the people you love.

Lesson No. 9: Happiness is knowing your family lacks for nothing.

Lesson No. 10: Happiness is doing a job you love.

Lesson No. 11: Happiness is having a home and a garden of your own.

Lesson No. 12: It’s harder to be happy in a country run by bad people.

Lesson No. 13: Happiness is to be loved for exactly who you are.

Lesson No. 14: People are kinder to a child who smiles.

Lesson No. 15: Happiness comes when you feel truly alive.

Lesson No. 16: Happiness is knowing how to celebrate.

Lesson No. 17: Happiness is caring about the happiness of those you love.

Lesson No. 18: Happiness could be the freedom to love more than one woman at the same time.
Happiness is not attaching too much importance to what other people think.

Lesson No. 19: The sun and the sea make everybody happy.

Lesson No. 20: Happiness is a certain way of seeing things.

Lesson No. 21: Rivalry poisons happiness.

Lesson No. 22: Women care more than men about making others happy.

Lesson No. 23: Happiness means making sure that those around you are happy?

UPDATE:

Omg they’re making a movie out of this book! Coolios!

I’m gonna catch it!

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Krabi Patty Family: Day 3

Usually last days are meant to be more chill but we almost couldn’t make it back in time hahaha. Continue reading

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Krabi Patty Family: Day 2

The second day was the most anticipated! ‘Cos we’re all gonna try white water rafting and ATV for the first time 😀 Continue reading

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Krabi Patty Family: Day 1

So bro ORD-ed and it’s time for a family trip again. (Our last one was to Europe two years ago like WTF!?) The surprise of the century was that mum finally agreed to go full free & easy (no more package tour thank god!) and she actually proposed Krabi when she HATES the beach with all her heart. Continue reading

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Fear vs. Love

…in the decisions we make in this moment which are based on either love or fear. So many of us choose our path out of fear disguised as practically. What we really want seems impossibly out of reach and ridiculous to expect so we never dared ask the universe for it.
…You can fail when you don’t want, so you might as well take a chance when doing what you love.

To put down everything, go all out, and leave recklessly or to hold on to the current plan because it’s already.. planned. In the end, I still chose the practical and responsible (or you can call it hum ji) path. Jim Carey, you truly inspired me for that 60 seconds. However, it always boil down to commitments, and we keep thinking there’ll be a second chance.

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