A Health Warning

Is sitting your most common activity when WFH (Working-From-Home)? Do you sit for 8 hours or more daily?

Even people who exercise for an hour or so tend to spend most of the remaining hours of the day in a chair.

The health consequences of this sedentariness are well-documented. Past studies have found that the more hours that people spend sitting, the more likely they are to develop…

Of Unending Continuous Lifelong Learning

My life has been a journey of exploration and discovery for over more than 6 decades. Life is not a problem to be solved; Life is an adventure to be experienced. …

Be Prepared to Live a Shorter Life

There is currently no scientific indication of permanent human immunity to the Covid-19 coronavirus. Even with current vaccines, there has yet any scientific confirmation of herd immunity development since they do not offer sterilising immunity by being able to stop the Covid-19 virus from replicating within the human body. …

A Procrastinator’s Life

Inspired by an Unknown Author

For people out there who never stop and read, it’s time to do so NOW…. Not Tomorrow ~

Once, there lived a child. He lived in a happy family, with parents and siblings. However, he never stopped to think about how wonderful his life had…

A Time for Realism and Hope

Every year on the 15th day of the 8th lunar month on the Chinese Lunar calendar, the Mid-Autumn Festival is celebrated by most Chinese worldwide.

Today (21 September 2021) is the Mid-Autumn Festival.

The Mid-Autumn Festival celebrates a melancholic, often heart-breaking, review of life’s capriciousness, and the unpredictable fortunes of mankind. …

Living the True Life Awaiting Me

Blinded no more in a darkened world

Growing in the shadows,

My eyes behold the lighted path

Of a new life awaiting;

Follow your heart,

Look with your soul,

Trust your instincts,

Know what you think,

See what you say,

Let your intuition guide,

Be strong and not afraid.


Our Inspiration for Covid-19 Victory

Today is his 98th Birthday.

I remember his 60th birthday gala dinner

Celebrated with 99 tables

At The Mandarin Hotel Singapore,

His favourite hotel.

I was among the many guests

Who loved him,

Together with millions of other Singaporeans

Whom he loved and gave his life, wisdom and all.

Few knew him face-to-face, mostly at…

911 — Trigger or Pretext

Hindsight is 20–20 vision. The 20-year Afghanistan War led by the United States (US) with NATO forces, among 39 participating countries, ended as abrupted on 30 August 2021 as its beginning on 7 October 2001.

20 years ago, on 11 September 2001 (often referred to as “911”) a total of…

10 Lessons (with examples) for Leadership Success

In President Biden’s address to the American people after the US withdrawal from Afghanistan, he devoted much of his speech to the reasons for ending the Afghanistan War, which was initiated by his predecessor Donald Trump. This was never the issue since nearly 70% of Americans no longer supported remaining…

Remembering the Tibet Before Time

Tibet has progressed “from darkness to light, from backwardness to progress, from poverty to prosperity, from autocracy to democracy, from closure to opening up”, said the People’s Daily newspaper. …

Dr Michael Heng

Explorer, Discoverer, Helper, Enabler and Humanitarian through writing, ventures and enterprise.

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