Hello, I’m Rebecca Toh.

I am a photographer who works around the world shooting for clients such as Facebook, Monocle, Condé Nast Traveler, The New York Times, etc.

On this website I explore how to live and work more meaningfully and joyfully.

I write about topics such as creative success, happiness, learning, life lessons, money, mindfulness, productivity, running, writing.

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Becoming who I really am

I love my job


Strip naked

Loneliness kills

2017 annual review

Inner compass

How to read for two hours a day

Interview: Daniel Lim, Serial Entrepreneur

A good day’s work


Putting life at the center

The art of self-education and the art of insane possibility

Too positive?

Why write?


Crafting a life that matters

Lazy Day

Practice your way to happiness


A list of life-altering books

Be really good at one thing

How not to have a full-time job ever again

Just walk

“What should I do with my life?”

Help other people

Buying less things, financial independence and happiness

Keep showing up

The simple guide to financial happiness

Do difficult things

2016 annual review

Do you have 1,000 True Fans?

“Do you make enough money to survive?”

What I learned from doing something consistently for a year

How to write better: A short guide for non-writers

Why you need to sign up for my newsletter

Reaching the next tree

Passion vs reality

A Simple Day

How to shoot for a top international magazine

Sometimes it is about the money

My new relationship with money

Starting a business with $100


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