Inspiration

The following people have provided inspiration throughout my life.

Mum and dad (Fa’aea and Johnny)

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Both my parents are of Samoan and Chinese ethnicity and I am grateful for the values that have passed on to me; hard-work ethic, treating others with respect and kindness, encouraging inclusiveness, ‘getting things done’, expressing gratitude, striving to be the best human I can be.

Mahatma Gandhi

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My life forever changed when I first learnt about Gandhi back in my high school days.  His commitment and unwavering belief in non-violence, and in the promotion freedom and peace has always stayed with me.   Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.

Edvard Munch

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“The Scream” painting may evoke challenging emotions, but the intensity struck a chord with me.  Munch’s paintings showcase the complexities and vulnerabilities of the human condition, helping me to recognise those things in myself too.

 

 

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