Gregory Phua

Gregory Phua

Getting Away From Hiking I - The Emotion

In a series of three articles titled, Getting Away From Hiking, we will explore the emotional, mental, and social aspects of hiking. These articles are presented to you from experiences, research, and through the eyes of real hikers.

5 Myths of Sunscreen Hikers Need to Know

In many products that we find on the retail shelves, there is plenty of misconceptions generated by lack of understanding and misinformation. One such product that has had its fair share of misconception is sunscreen. We understand how important sunscreen is in caring to our skin.

5 Reasons Sunscreen is Important to Hikers

When I was 22, I noticed how a younger female friend had beautifully and evenly coloured cappuccino-like tone throughout her body. She told me she was a sun worshipper. Forget the sun I thought. I was most intrigued in how she cleverly achieved the ‘perfect tone’. I found out that she religiously lay under the sun using a sunscreen with sun protection 5 to achieve it. And she kept applying it throughout the day because she lay under the sun for hours turning every part of her body to achieve perfection. Little did I realise that in a few years, her skin had wrinkled and she was no longer exhibiting the radiant youthful looks a person in their late 30s should do.

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10 Most Spectacular Hiking Trails in Sel…

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“The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step”. Being out in the nature is very relaxing and fun at the same time. Sometimes we need to escape...

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10 Things You Should Bring When Climbing…

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Wondering what you should bring to climb the majestic Mount Kinabalu? Deciding what to pack is more than just lacing up your hiking shoes and packing loads of snacks. Carrying...

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Getting Away From Hiking III - The Socia…

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Emotion, mental well-being, and in the 3rd and final article of Getting Away From Hiking, we look into ‘social notworking’ in hiking. This is a terminology first being used here...

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Highlights

How to Beat Those Anxiety Attacks While …

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We can all probably agree that 2020 has really been something else! When we rang in the new year, we definitely weren't expecting to spend most of it isolated at...

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Lesson Learned From Cave Exploration

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Cave Rescue is a leadership exercise that some global performance consultants use in their behavior-based or game-play workshops. The exercise may be used in planning & organizing, assertiveness, problem solving...

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From Breath To Breath

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A few days ago, I asked my son about his breathing technique when he plays football. “How do you breathe when playing?” He replied, “Just as it happens”. That prompted...

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