Author: Aisyah Gala

I told myself that I needed small goals in life to feel like there is a purpose in living each day. So, I set myself a goal to beat my PB of 1:53hrs for a half marathon. 1:53hrs was set at the Standard Chartered in...

The time for me to bid goodbye to my sponsors has come. I wasn't looking forward to this but I know that one day it has to be done. Like how I can't live as an athlete forever, I cannot be sponsored all my life. I'm...

I've been back in Singapore for about 2 weeks now. I must say that the first week back was pretty rough. I was constantly tired, falling asleep at 7pm, often missing dinner because I was just way too tired to eat, tossing and turning in...

I feel that I need a fresh start in my life. I mean, I'm done with rowing (for now), although it is still very hard for me to publicly say that I have retired because I don't think I have been able to and still cant...

I don't often talk about relationships or my personal love life but I think it is time for me to open up. News is that I just got engaged recently. A month ago to be exact. It is extremely exciting because it is a path that...

I was invited to deliver a speech at the Women in Leadership summit in Sheraton Hotel in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 22 Oct 2018. It was indeed an honour to be recognised beyond the borders of Singapore. The summit was about "Women in Leadership" but...

It's fall in Boston and while its getting colder, the foliage here is just gorgeous. Everywhere I go, I remind myself of how lucky I am to be able to witness this beauty. It has been a hard past few months, maybe year or two,...

It is down to my last few days in the USA and I've been in NYC for almost two weeks now. I think I prefer NYC when I'm visiting as compared to living here. Maybe it's a good thing the gig at Row New York didn't...