Category: Lee Wei Ling Articles

Collections of Lee Wei Ling’s articles that appears on The Sunday Times over the years.

Righting a wrong comes from the heart

Source: The Sunday Times, Mon, Jan 26, 2009 By Lee Wei Ling Since young, I have always been upset with myself if I knew something was wrong and I could put it right but didn’t. Hence, I often find myself

The true nature of friendship

Source: The Sunday Times, 3 Jan 2010 Genuine relationships are built on more than mutual goodwill and exchanging of favours By Lee Wei Ling I had gone to bed at 7pm on Dec 30 from sheer exhaustion. I woke up

About Dr Lee Wei Ling’s articles

This webpage is dedicated to the fans of Dr Lee Wei Ling. I have found her articles so inspiring that I have decided to put together all her articles in one place. To me what I admire most about Mr

Judging others: Honesty comes first

Source: The Straits Times, Wednesday August 26 2009 We are taught knowledge in school and university. How much knowledge we have acquired and how well we use it are fairly accurately reflected in examination results. But in life, judging another

Heavy cost of pursuing beauty

Soruce: The Straits Times, Jan 9, 2010 HUMANS have always sought to enhance their appearance. Excavations have uncovered prehistoric skeletons buried with ornaments. Wearing gems in pierced ears and noses is still common practice in many cultures. With improvements in

My house is shabby, but it is comfortable

Source: The Sunday Times, 04 Jan 2009 In 2007, in an end-of-year message to the staff of the National Neuroscience Institute, I wrote: ‘Whilst boom time in the public sector is never as booming as in the private sector, let

The day I failed an examination

Source: The Sunday Times, May 3, 2009 In February 1982, I took my MRCP part 2 in Edinburgh. The MRCP exam is the postgraduate examination for internal medicine and paediatrics organised by the College of Physicians in Britain. Three universities

Why I choose to remain single

[Updated 23 Oct 2011] In the article “Living a life with no regrets”, Dr Lee wrotes that she had never regretted her decision for remaining single: “Better lonely than be trapped in loveless marriage.” In that article, she also revealed

Doing what’s right without fear or favour

Source: The Straits Times, 30 July 2008 I WAS born and bred in Singapore. This is my home, to which I am tied by family and friends. Yet many Singaporeans find me eccentric, though most are too polite to verbalise