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Tuesday, 09 May 2017

[My Thoughts] Law of Attraction video by Wing - DivaMakeupQueen

My 2nd attempt at posting this coz I had executed my deep fears of not saving the post and losing it... it is exactly how the L.O.A. works and dammned me that I just commented on Wing's video about the ways this Universe kept reminding me of the L.O.A versus what I want.

Since I haven't wrote such a long comment in awhile, let me shares it with you here, as it also shed some light on what's happened in my life recently.

"Wing, I have something to share! I love reading and buying books (fictional/non-fictional etc) to a point that I did run out of space but still reluctant to rid my books since I've acquired them from childhood days. As I am working and willing to set money aside for books & stuff, I will pop by our famous book store Kinokunya to simply check out the books, mangas and magazines. I enjoy browsing the new releases and recommendations sections for books written in English and Chinese. Some years back, I chanced upon this Chinese book titled 吸引力法則 with the original title Law of Attraction also printed, I bought it right away. I honestly haven't finished it but I did realised some stuff. Firstly, the book mentioned that the more you manifest/keep thinking about something or fearing something, what you kept focusing on (regardless of it being a good thing or a bad thing), it WILL HAPPEN. That pointer, hit me so hard as many past experiences on things that i dreaded and kept thinking of "I don't want it to happen" had happened. Similarly, things that I genuinely want/wished for, came to me e.g. lucky draw for tickets to idols' concert years before I read the book, till most recently, earlier this year, when I was in dire need for a job, and sensing the r/s wasn't heading anywhere that I wanted, I was telling myself and even wished to the deity worshipped at home + "老天爷" which may be similar to the "universe", that I really really need a job to come by, and a man who simply loves me, makes me happy, shower me with attention I needed, give me a sense of security and who also had marriage in mind and plans on executing it within the next 2-3 years. I really wished for the job and the someone with a determination that no matter how, with or without help, I will go get it. Guess what? Things just suddenly fall into places almost less than 48hours or so, now that I think back on it. The way it happened, it was really phenomenal. As much as i have experienced it since years ago, sometimes I think that the universe has its way of reminding me to keep staying positive, not just simply because it keeps good things coming, but because it is what I have decided to be since one fateful day in my secondary school life, that I want happiness in my life and I will always find it in all simplicity. I'd like to think that although reality is harsh, as long as you have faith, you chose and want to be happy, it is definitely achievable as it/universe/Allah/God/Deities whoever it is, will help you.

I am so glad that you've found out about the law of attraction and you are so generous at sharing your experience with us! heh heh... sorry for this unusually long comment, but this is really one topic that interests me and resound in me. I'm definitely looking forward to watching a series on the law of attraction!"

Watch the video to find out which
book was recommended and it is what I'll be reading pretty soon!

https://youtu.be/BniZVbipXD0

Cheerios
FS.Rain

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Monday, 08 May 2017

Great Reads - Flirting With Danger by Suzanne Enoch

It's really crazy how engrossed I'd get when a book that has romance coupled with suspense, mystery & intricacies of analysing human behaviours such as this could have gotten me stuck to my ZenPad for so many hours!

Perhaps surprising to most people who would have known me for a long time (apart from my family), I read a lot and I can get addicted to reading interesting stuff, it can be fictional or non-fictional, manga or news/articles, in hard copies or ebooks that are now trending in my geeky life. However, I seldom felt so good about a book that gave me urges to share it across a certain platform! This book did! It was SUCH a pleasure reading it that I couldn't resist blogging about it here! There are other books that topped my favourite reads since my early days of reading (children's books too!), yet there wasn't any that impressed me this much lately!

I won't give spoilers, I will have a screen grab of the details of the book and the "Synopsis" at the bottom of this post for those who are interested to read it. This is my first book from Suzanne Enoch, and I bet I'll be scouting her titles now and then as she's now having a place in me for great plots with twists that also include juicy details on intimacy & love-making!

I really enjoyed the whole story so much that I'd tell whoever that might be reading this random post of mine to just READ THIS BOOK!!!

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PS: this isn't a book review, just a public sharing & declaration for a book that I really loved & enjoyed!


Cheerios
FS.Rain

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Saturday, 29 April 2017

Life's ups and downs

Life has been interesting lately.
Relationship that ended and blossomed.

Priorities changed as we aged.

Experiences that grows you, made you truly realised the meaning of "you lose something, you gain something".

Balance, is indeed in existence.

I have 1 new discovered quote:

"Staying in love is a choice!"


What have you been up to lately?

Cheerios
FS.Rain

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Monday, 15 February 2016

Chinese Zodiac Reflects Ancestry's Conviction on Desired Virtues

Received from my dearest ex-boss and friend Peggy Tan: what each animal in the Chinese Zodiac symbolises and represents. Why and how they are arranged in the Zodiac. Recall the legends of the 12 Zodiac (12生肖的传说/故事), it's show how reflecting what ancesters wished upon their decendents. The desired virtues to possess. I think that this, storks be shared.


老外嘲笑十二生肖,國人反問讓人深思!

有一次,一群中國人參加接待了一個由歐洲貴族組成的參訪團的活動。
他們中的大多數跟王族有親戚關係,非常有學問和修養,待人彬彬有禮,但他們的修養背後隱藏著一種傲慢。最後一天聚餐,可能酒喝多了,這些貴族的言談舉止變得比較率性。
席間,一位德國貴族站了起來說:你們中國人,怎麼屬什麼豬啊,狗啊,老鼠啊!不像我們,都是金牛座,獅子座,仙女座……真不知你們祖先怎麼想的!
眾人聽了哈哈大笑,還互相碰杯,先前的優雅完全不見了。

按理說,人家在罵你的祖宗了,你即使想不出話反擊,起碼可以掀桌子啊!但是,所有在場的中國人都不吭聲,也可能是沒有反應過來。
這時有一個中國人站了起來,用平和的語氣說:「是的,中國人的祖先很實在。我們十二生肖兩兩相對,六道輪回,體現了我們祖先對我們的期望和要求。」
這時,現場氣氛慢慢安靜了下來,不過,貴族們的臉上還是一幅滿不在乎的神情。
中國人說:第一組是老鼠和牛。老鼠代表智慧,牛代表勤奮。智慧和勤奮一定要緊緊結合在一起。如果光有智慧,不勤奮,那就變成小聰明;而光是勤奮,不動腦筋,那就變成愚蠢。這兩者一定要結合。這是祖先對我們第一組的期望和要求,也是最重要的一組。
第二組是老虎和兔子。老虎代表勇猛,兔子代表謹慎。勇猛和謹慎一定要緊緊結合在一起才能作到膽大心細。如果勇猛離開了謹慎,就變成了魯莽,而沒了勇猛,就變成了膽怯。這一組也非常重要,所以,中國人看著這些貴族,補上一句:當我們表現出謹慎的時候,千萬不要以為中國人沒有勇敢的一面。
看著大家陷入沉思,中國人繼續說:第三組是龍和蛇,龍代表猛,蛇代表柔韌。所謂剛者易折,太剛了容易折斷,但是,如果只有柔的一面就易失去主見,所以,剛柔並濟是我們的祖訓。
接下來是馬和羊,馬代表勇往直前,羊代表和順。如果一個人只顧自己直奔目標,不顧及周圍環境,必然會和周圍不斷磕碰,最後不見得能達到目標。但是,一個人光顧及和順,他可能連方向都沒有了。所以,勇往直前的秉性,一定要和和順緊緊結合在一起,這是祖先對我們的第四組期望。
再接下來是猴子和雞。猴子代表靈活,雞定時打鳴,代表恒定。靈活和恒定一定要緊緊結合在一起。如果你光靈活,沒有恒定,再好的政策也得不到收穫。一方面具有穩定性,保持整體和諧和秩序,另一方面有能在變通中前進,這才是最根本的要旨。
最後是狗和豬。狗代表忠誠,豬代表隨和。如果一個人太忠誠,不懂得隨和,就會排斥他人。反過來,一個人太隨和,沒有忠誠,這個人就失去原則。無論是對一個民族的忠誠,還是對自己理想的忠誠,一定要與隨和緊緊結合在一起,這樣才容易保持內心深處的平衡。
解釋完畢,中國人說:「最後,我很想知道你們的寶瓶座,射手座等星座體現了你們祖先對你們的哪些期望和要求?希望賜教。」
這些貴族們很長時間都沒有說話,全場鴉雀無聲。
慚愧的是,這也是第一次瞭解十二生肖的意義。看完要轉,因為我們是炎黃子孫。

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Monday, 21 September 2015

A Gan Signature Milk Tea - Bubble Tea!!!

I knew about the A Gan Bubble Tea for a long time... since it's first outlet near the NEL entrance towards Plaza Singapura but I never thought of giving it a try coz in my heart I thought that it's just another overrated bubble tea..


I couldn't resist the urge 2 weeks back and during the Saturday afternoon while me and sister were shopping in chinatown point daiso, I had a craving for something which I couldn't pin down.


Once we were done paying for our stuff, right outside the Daiso store in Chinatown point we saw A Gan tea (阿甘泡泡茶)&寒天晶球... somehow decided to give it a try.

There after I had been hooked! hahaha.. love the chewy kanten jelly bits as those are very chewy and almost tasteless, which is what I prefer over "bubbles/pearls".

Friday, 19 December 2014

Heart-pounding Dream

hahaha... I admit that I had an overdose of Eric Suen yesterday before I slept, stalked him on YouTube where variety shows wick he attended last year in promotion of his newest album, and the music videos of his songs.

Love the way he acted on MTV talk show My Idol, such a charmer with electrifying gaze that melts you from within. .. then it was the date show hosted by Harlem Yu and Ella - the prince's date, he was kinda the special guest to help one of the long haul girls in their prince selection. Really like the way he talks with humour and he is like full of warmth and when his body language seems to me like those who mix around easily, does not keep a wide personal space around him... aiya.. very approachable kind of person.

then before 1 slept I found some not so nice news article saying that his business venture in China and Taiwan is faced with alleged claims that amounts to sky high figures (to me those are)...

maybe... it's just that side note of worry and loads of him being viewed, I had a really nice dream which I could recall vaguely--

I was with him heading somewhere. I was feeling happy, contented and up spirited yet trying not to show too much of it in front of him. There were moments where he had his arm around my shoulders and my hand in his whole he charmingly talks about the food he wants to eat and the place we are heading. I felt like I was the girlfriend... ♡♡♡♡♡♡

sadly my sister called and my dream got interrupted. .. and even now as I try to recall as much of it... that's the most I could.

When I have dreams, most of the time I couldn't recall the details or anything about it when I wake up. I kind of know if I had dreams but can't remember details. occasionally like today, I can recall bits of it. Dreams that I could recall could be very strange encounters or adventures type or Hot steamy ones and also some simple lovey dove romantic ones. Not necessarily always with my boyfriend though. .. I couldn't really identify any patterns on how my dreams are formed but I know that this was not the first time an overdose of someone or something led to a dream on him/it.

Day dreams are another bunch of things which shall not be covered. .. after all, those are my fantasies!

Till the next spur of the moment. .

Cheerios
FS.Rain

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Thursday, 18 December 2014

孙耀威 | Eric Suen - My Idol!!

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As I was writing the previous post, editing settings on my blogspirit to insert all those google analytics code for better tracking of my site traffic... I strayed and ended up playing my song list on YT... and ultimately as a strayer goes, I strayed into my childhood Idol (my dream guy!!!! lol~)

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Eric Suen's songs and started hunting his original MVs down. Especially the song that trapped my young heart:

爱火 Love Fire

From what I could recall, it was the song, the lyrics and his voice that really attracted me to the song. Of coz back then and until now, I am having a few idols whose songs just captivates me entirely. BUT then, HE, HE was the one that caused those little tremors exploding within me! Coz of this MV!!! Love the smiley eyes, and it was also kinda since then, that I realised that the saying of the eyes are the windows to one's heart and soul kinda makes sense!

Subsequently, I was always looking out for his MV being played on TV or song being aired on radio. Those days, YT and internet was yet the hype... that was between the year 1993-1996 when I was a radio-holic!

Following are the other songs from him that I adore! Hope you like it too! Enjoy~

恋一个爱 Loving A Love / Falling for A Love

 

关心 Concern / Caring

 

肯定 Affirmation

 

爱的表情 The Expression of Love / Love's Expression

 

习惯 Habit

 

See ya~ More of my Idol's MVs coming up~ hahaha... but I donnoe when that will be. XD

 

Cheerios
FS.Rain

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Wednesday, 17 December 2014

"Peer-pressured" into Instagram XD

Instagram

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LOL~

First and foremost must post the badge right?!! Self-promote!! But there's only 1 post for now! LOL

Well... it is not really from peers that I felt the "pressure" to sign up for an account with Instagram, coz I am rather happy, VERY HAPPY with Pick! It's kinda similar to Instagram but with better features and accessibility. For all that I am aware, (I am still noob at Instagraming) I can't post my pictures (umm... you know? after I have it photo-shopped?) and I am kinda... disappointed. Then, initially when I tried to use the app.. it seems that the options for editing the pics are quite little... or maybe coz I am using an android phone? Not sure.. But if it wasn't for the fact that I really wanted to:

1. Follow / Stalk my favourite beauty gurus
2. Take part in contests/giveaways
3. For the joy of interacting with potential readers of my blog/YT channel viewers

I would not have joined.

But then again, I had... so I shall work on getting more posts on it.

I will most likely repost my Pick posts into Instagram as Pick provides great filters and stamps and bla bla bla.

It also allows me to post via web browser login / Android app / Apple Store app

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and I bet at this point you have noticed how my Pick Page's background looks sooooooo pretty right?

See!!! You can customise how you want it to appear on web, outside of browser, it can still look good! In face, they provide you with template background to choose from. If you already have a LINE account or Naver account, or you could even choose to create an account via Facebook or twitter login. All posts could be crossed post to Facebook, Twitter, Weibo, Sinablog.

So if you visit me at http://pick.naver.jp/fsrain, this is what you'll see on the landing page:

 

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and this is how my profile looks like:

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I don't care what you think of Instagram la, I really like how Pick is and I think you really should try it too!!!

hahaha.. somehow this post ended up not talking much about my instagram account... anyways, to find out more, just check me out on Instagram loh.

Till the next time... (gonna be very soon)

See ya around~

 

Cheerios,
FS.Rain

 

 

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Saturday, 06 September 2014

Babies around me~

Initially at the start of the year I was wondering why does it seems that there are a lot of YouTube Gurus getting pregnant... then, I also realised and found out that there were several ladies around me who were pregnant...

Now, I have babies that were just born into this world around me... I like babies since I get to see lots of them when my aunties get pregnant with my little cousins. My mum used to help out with friends and other people's babies as in she used to be a caretaker that helps to care for babies whose parents needa work. I have always loved to help my mum out with the caretaking of babies.. cuddle my baby cousins when I visit them. .

Never had I thought of it that one day in my life... I wanna have one of my own.

I guess it's the body clock ticking... urging or forming desires of settling down, getting married with your loved one and finally having your own miracles -- babies.

Not too sure if it's the flood of babies in my life at this stage or it's me. I did noticed that before the end of my previous relationship, I had already been looking forward to settling down into a new family with a life partner.. after that ended and I got into the current one. .. I know I really want to move on into the other phase of life. Yet.. financially I'm yet ready. . he isn't too... and I decided to pursue my level 7 advanced diploma with CIPD, which is an equivalent of a Master's degree under the UK QCF system. what's worst was the career hiatus that came along after I have gotten halfway through my course. Glad and thankful that I am now sound in a job and classes had been fun and enriching. .
work as crazy as before but rather different than before. I am now tasked with higher responsibilities, I have staff to oversea and execute instructions from me. A totally new area for growth and am so excited and felt very utilised and appreciated. Well, there's always two sides to everything. As fulfilling as it can be, I am busy as heck. Tomorrow is my best friend's Wedding. I am her dinner's host for chinese speeches. . gonna stop here and finally get into translatin my script.

Shall catch up on my BlogSpirit again!

Cheerios
FS.Rain

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Tuesday, 25 February 2014

Getting Busy Online~

As always, Time flies and almost unsurprisingly, I am entering a new decade of my Life... the year that I will get a chance to change / update my identity card as current one was issued in the year 1996.... I am among the last batch of citizens who get to receive their ID cards when they hit 12 years old. YES, do you maths and you can find out my age. XD

With this new year, I am looking forward to some sort of stability in my relationship and ultimately, embarking on a journey in my career and interests. 

That was why I  have been rather busy recently dealing with all these:

  • Setting up a Google+ Page & Site that supports my professional development in HR.L&D
  • Updating my blogs on Tech gadgets + Makeup, filming of videos for YouTube channel for gadgets and beauty
  • Scheduling an event and tapping onto Google Forms, to recruit volunteers to assist me in my personal interests (i.e. Makeup!!)
  • Job search and refining CV and LinkedIn profile
  • Subscription to the Adult Education Network under IAL
  • Continuing my further studies - already undergoing my masters degree programme

I am rather pleased with what I have accomplished during the past 3 months and I really hope that 2014 shall be a fruitful year in terms of career, learning, and pursue of interests.

If you are missing me already, come on! Find me on my social media platforms and interact with me there! I am sure it is not that difficult as I have left some footprints here that should lead you on~

Despite the downs that took place in 2013 and the years before, I am very grateful for what I have learned, experience and knowledge gained, the mistakes that were made, the frustrations that I have to go through... all these made me the person that I am. 

As I always reminded myself.. let me repeat it again:

"Happiness is a Choice that can be made"

"知足常樂 笑口常開"

Stay positive and always look out for the something that brightens your day.

I love rainy days for the peaceful ambiance and the cooling weather, yet I always prefer the Shinning Sun that brightens up world infront of me.

Let's work hard and work smart as we paved our life during this limited time. 

Let's enjoy the simple pleasures in life as we tackle our way through the obstacles laid ahead.

May peace and happiness be within reach.

May smiles and laughter accompany us.

I can continue rambling these nonsensical nothings.. but I think my lids are getting heavy..

We shall talk again~

Cheerios
FS.Rain

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