How A Growth Mindset Has Helped Jade Seah Acquire 15 Plants
Her World Singapore|October 2021
Media personality Jade Seah on how a growth mindset has helped her acquire 15 plants, and take up road cycling and rebound instructing.
Jade Seah

With the pandemic affecting our lives by curtailing overseas travel and even basic social interaction, Singapore saw a dramatic uptake in hobbies such as keeping plants, baking and cycling.

A survey reported in our national newspaper showed that 60 per cent of us picked up a new skill or hobby during the Circuit Breaker. Interestingly 94 per cent of these people are still at it – I contribute to this statistic.

After the pandemic hit at the end of 2019, I acquired about 15 plants (seven are thriving, one is surviving, the rest have sadly not made it) and a road bicycle. I now cycle weekly, covering distances of between 50 and 130km each time.

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