year of yes
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I didn’t know about Shonda Rhimes before I picked up this book. I know I’m terrible with this whole entertainment, celebrity name game. However, I did see a couple of seasons of Grey’s Anatomy, which my surgeon told me it is very accurate and whoever wrote it definitely did have medical professionals look over it. […]

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Many people loved this book and recommended it, but it was also interesting to see the reviews of people who disliked it and called him a narcissist – but what does one expect when they pick up a memoir? I’ve been really lucky with my team of doctors who saw me through cancer treatment, with […]

anita moorjani
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A few friends recommended this book to me and I was a little skeptical at first, but ended up being drawn to the messages that Anita Moorjani shared about life after being cured from terminal cancer, returning from the other realm during a coma when her organs were shutting down. It wasn’t just because of getting […]

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In hindsight, I am so glad we dealt with cancer privately. The people who mattered already knew, a handful disappeared altogether like it was contagious, but friends whom I consider my extended family continued to treat me the same way. That was really nice, I didn’t need to be reminded of cancer at every turn, because […]

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Often times we lose track of life and the meaning of it because we’re so caught up with being busy. I also find that happiness is just a label for an emotion, but as humans we need to make sense of things all the time, to qualify situations and feelings and things. Gretchen Rubin’s “Happiness […]

breakfast with buddha
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I wasn’t sure what to expect with the book and picked it up out of curiosity because of it’s interesting title. It’s a hilarious light hearted read where an editor of a publishing house (for food books no less) goes on a roadtrip with a Rinpoche orchestrated by his hippie new age sister, after their parents […]

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I don’t remember when I stopped caring about social media and the meaningless numbers for likes and followers. I’m still blogging as I used to since 17 years ago?! It took me a long time, but I finally found peace with work and no longer struggle with the social media façade. I have moved into more […]

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I’ve done a fair bit of soul searching, plenty of reading and working on self improvement. Thich Nhat Hanh is truly a peace guru. This is a very easy and digestible read and reaching deep to find our own inner Buddha, practising loving kindness. “Ending violence in yourself, your family, your community and the world.” […]

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I’ve always believed that certain books have a time and place of coming into your lives. There are books I’ve read over a decade ago and didn’t enjoy, but picking them up over 10 years later, I have a completely different perspective, enjoying it in many ways I couldn’t a decade ago. I’ve had Michael […]

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Less is more, we hear it all the time from design aesthetics to presentation content. But the same applies to daily life necessities and I’ve been working hard to let go of stuff, feelings, people who don’t/no longer serve any purpose, but instead drag out all drama and issues. How much do we really need? […]

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