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Q&A with Violet: Should I Settle?
Wed, 31 Aug 2016 17:03:34 | Violet Lim


Question: I have several eligible well educated graduate single girl friends who do not want to settle for less or outside the norm or can't find the push for marriage. Norm as the guy should be older, financially better, taller, holding better job, if he owns property n car, then preferably same type or better […]


Thankful that I was Not Born Beautiful
Sun, 31 Jan 2016 19:40:42 | Violet Lim


This post is inspired by some comments on a TV advert that I was recently featured in. Netizens have taken the liberty to highlight my non-beauty by comparing me to 如花, a Taiwanese entertainment personality famous for her “exaggerated ugliness”. Actually, this is not the first time that netizens have said that I reminded them […]


Born to Fly
Fri, 12 Jun 2015 00:56:45 | Violet Lim


Last weekend, I did something I thought I will never ever do in my life – I flew!!! When presented with the opportunity for sign up for a flying trapeze session at the Trapeze School of New York as an off-site activity, my first reaction was intense fear. Having never been athletic, swinging on a […]


If you knew that in one year you would die suddenly…
Thu, 30 Apr 2015 12:46:06 | Violet Lim


It all started with the "36 questions". Jamie and I were driving back from San Jose to San Francisco. Still suffering from jet lag, i was getting increasingly sleepy. We decided to answer the ’36 Questions’ to help me keep awake. One of the questions was – “If you knew that in one year you […]


Turning 35: 10 Things I Wish I Knew 10 Years Ago
Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:17:49 | Violet Lim


Turning 35 is a big milestone. I am officially middle age! 🙂 Just like how I reflected when I turned 30, I decided to do a mini reflection now that I have turned 35. Here are 10 things that I have learnt in the last couple of years. 1. You cannot find your passion. Your […]


Is it Possible to Have Rewarding Relationships While Travelling for Work?
Fri, 16 Aug 2013 01:11:26 | Violet Lim


Recently, I had the opportunity to be part of an interesting project on a topic that is close to my heart and participated as a Relationship Expert to comment on the latest survey by InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG). It revealed that travellers miss their connection when they're abroad, stating that staying in touch with loved ones […]


Finding Love in the Right ‘Places’
Wed, 14 Aug 2013 16:56:43 | Violet Lim


It was time to meet up with our financial consultant to review our insurance policies. Hence, hubby asked if I could help to locate the insurance file to bring along to the meeting. The funny thing was, for some reason, hubby thought that the documents were in a black file. So, he kept asking me to […]


Love in Progress《爱。进行中》Ep 5: Some Things Are Better Left Unsaid
Tue, 13 Nov 2012 17:44:43 | Violet Lim


Episode 5 must be one of the most-discussed episodes to date. The episode has been discussed heatedly by netizens, and even featured on local newspapers. The key reason? One of the female contestants, when asked about her dating preferences criteria, mentioned that money is very important to her and money gives her a sense of […]


Love in Progress《爱。进行中》Ep 1: The Importance of Sincerity & Thoughtfulness
Thu, 25 Oct 2012 07:40:05 | Violet Lim


A few months ago, I was invited to be one of the 'consultants' on a local dating reality show. As I have heard so much about dating reality shows abroad, I was really interested and excited to be part of a local dating show. The show turned out to be 'Love in Progress'! I will […]


The Choice is Yours
Mon, 08 Oct 2012 16:32:58 | Violet Lim


Told a friend, "You think you know what you are looking for. But you know something? Your choices do not show that you know what you are looking for. In fact, you are actually deceiving yourself thinking you are looking for what you think you are looking for." Are you confused? 🙂 Well, to cut […]


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