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Overview

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  • Fluent in English, Malay; learning Spanish
  • 28, Male
  • Member since 2016
  • Life Coach / Educator
  • GCSE 'A' Levels
  • From Singapore, Singapore
  • Profile 65% complete

About Me

I see myself as an optimist. I try to focus on what's good in this world and believe that it (the world) will bless me will all the good it has to offer.

Currently working as a Life Coach in an after-school student care service provider for Primary School (Elementary) students where I help to guide and nurture them to be better individuals later in life.

On the side-lines, I am a Creative Director of AEDLAR (SG) LLP, a start-up which provides Marketing services, Branding/ Rebranding consultancy service as well as Events Management services.

I am also passionate about the Arts, and as much as possible, will immerse myself in the Arts, be it as a patron or as a participant.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

Living in Singapore, I feel stifled and in dream of travelling the world.

I would love to meet new people on my travels and exchange ideas, philosophies and/or expertise in whatever sparks my interest.

The 'push' that made me sign up for a Couchsurfing identity was a quote from a self-help book - 'The Art of Non-Conformity' by Chris Guillebeau, which reads:
"When faced with uncertainty about taking a leap of faith, take the leap. You'll regret the things you didn't do much more than anything you did, so you might as well try new things."

So take a chance on me, and I'll gladly do the same for you!

Interests

  • arts
  • performing arts
  • music
  • live music
  • solo travel
  • budget travel
  • travel
  • inspiration
  • happiness
  • positive thinking
  • positivity
  • non-conformity

Music, Movies, and Books

-Music-
Lady Gaga (albums ranked in terms of preference)
#1 Born This Way
#2 The Fame Monster
#3 Cheek To Cheek
#4 Joanne
#5 The Fame
#6 ARTPOP

Other Artistes I admire:
Sia
Whitney Houston
Barbra Streissand
Shawn Mendes
David Bowie
Kaleo
Idina Menzel
Lin-Manuel Miranda
Aretha Franklin
Nathan Sykes
Pentatonix
Andra Day
Allen Stone
Queen
Beatles and many more

-Movies-
Genre of preferrence:
- 'Based on a true story' types (eg 'Music of the Heart', 'The Pursuit of Happiness' etc)
- Romantic Comedy (eg '500 Days of Summer', 'Confessions of a Shopaholic' etc)
- Psychological Thrillers / Dramas (eg 'Inception', 'Shutter Island' etc)
- Musical movies (eg Dreamgirls, Hairspray, Rocky Horror Picture Show etc)

-Books-

Top 5 Books Read in 2016
#1 'The Art of Non-Conformity' by Chris Guillebeau
#2 'Think and Grow Rich' by Napolean Hill
#3 'The Alchemist' by Paolo Coelho
#4 'The $100 Start-Up' by Chris Guillebeau
#5 'The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari' by Robin Sharma

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Began going on solo travels since 2013.

What I Can Share with Hosts

Stories, an avenue for advice, a listening ear, and a shoulder to cry on.

Unfortunately, I won't be able to host any guests at the moment as I don't own a place at the moment. But I will be glad to show you around Singapore!

Countries I’ve Visited

Australia, Cambodia, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia

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