COVER STAR

曾馨瑩 | 馨之所向 Home is Where the Heart is

側面瞥見了在化妝間的曾馨瑩,親切是她給我的第一個印象,梳化完穿上一身紅色小禮服等待著鏡頭機位,在慵懶隨性的音樂下,她忍不住隨著輕快的旋律自然擺動,或許她從未忘記自己曾經是一名專業舞蹈老師。

Catching a glimpse of Delia Tseng sitting in the dressing room, I was immediately struck by her amicable personality. She slipped into a red dress and patiently waited for our cover shoot to begin. With the casual music playing in the background, she couldn’t help but sway with the upbeat tones, perhaps she had never forgotten the past days when she used to be a dance instructor.

公益慈善心

服裝私人提供。

在攝影棚,開場白第一句話:「做公益多一點身體力行。」這是曾馨瑩今年的心願,後疫情時代,採訪前兩天她透露剛參加完「永齡基金會」今年的第一場活動,是與「台灣虎航」舉辦的航空體驗營,孩子們臉上純真的笑容與溫馨的舉動是讓她最動容的。整個活動過程之中,他們臉上止不住興奮的笑容,看著曾馨瑩,搶著說:「您是郭夫人嗎?我可以跟你握手、拍照嗎?」曾馨瑩不禁笑了一聲,「現在的小孩都這麼成熟了嗎?」並低著身微笑著說:「叫我馨瑩姐姐就好了。」

永齡和虎航舉辦了這場航空體驗營希望可以給予孩子們感受職人體驗,為他們的未來創造更多的想像,這次孩子們體驗了一系列的航務工作內容,包含認識「地勤人員」、「空服人員」和「機務人員」的職務。接著她從桌上拿起了兩張明信片,稚嫩的字體卻含有孩童赤裸純真的心意,仔細一看原來是活動當天孩子親筆寫給她的卡片,曾馨瑩眼神流動著光說道:「望著小孩臉上的天真無邪,渾身滿足感一切都值得。」

她回憶起去年生日前夕,親自前往「罕見疾病基金會」繪畫班進行贈書並關心孩子們的學習狀況,當時她看到孩子們的開心,自己也打從內心微笑,她希望未來自己能更落實「實踐的力量」,由小而大回饋給社會,詮釋生命厚度。

品家常時光

或許是看多了人生跌宕起伏,曾馨瑩很享受簡單平凡的幸福,以前週末一家人會一起爬山、騎腳踏車,如今假日的親子時光會和老公、孩子們一同打籃球,她更透露喜歡運動的郭董經常在家中做滑船機,這些日常的陪伴與互動,默默地加深她和老公與孩子們的情感連結。

提煉生活的美好,多年前她曾經開玩笑和媒體提及,平時郭董公務繁忙,夫妻倆會以寫「公文」的方式增添生活情趣,如今恩愛的步調讓以前使用手機只會撥打與接聽的郭董,近幾年開始學習傳簡訊,並喜歡利用一些可愛的萌貼圖促進夫妻感情,而每逢情人節,花束與一起吃頓飯更是不可或缺,或許幸福很簡單,平凡陪伴是最長情的浪漫,曾馨瑩更是俏皮地說道,「先生不過七夕情人節,因為他說七夕等於一年只能見一次。」

Salvatore Ferragamo 紫紅色背心 ; Salvatore Ferragamo粉紫色絲質長裙 ; TOD’S壓紋皮革高跟鞋

幸福高光時刻

溝通是最有效的良藥,身為三個孩子的母親,曾馨瑩談及因為小孩個性不同,故教育方式格外重要。大女兒妞妞長大開始想要有自己的空間,她不會干涉太多,更多注重的是交友、禮貌與品性這部分。而與兒子小虎相處,因為兒子比較皮,她會趁著睡前在床邊摸著小虎的頭,輕輕地提點說:「你知道媽媽很愛你,那你要乖一點喔。」溫柔地展現母愛的智慧與柔軟,談起與她同天生日的六歲小女兒QQ,臉上散發出溫柔的微笑,因為年紀還小很常黏媽媽,甚至會撒嬌著說:「媽媽妳不可以出門,為什麼那麼久都沒有看到妳。」

聊到小孩子貼心的舉動,她於眼神透露出一絲欣慰與感動,有一年母親節孩子們趁她不在家的時候練習唱歌、排舞,獻上了一首「世上只有媽媽好,有媽的孩子像個寶」的舞蹈,似乎當旋律再次響起之際,小孩依偎在母親懷裡撒嬌時的場景就在眼前,再回過頭去想想那段對話,「很多人以為我已經不跳舞了,其實跳舞是我永遠的最愛,是我生活的一部分,如今兩個女兒很愛跳舞也喜歡唱歌,會主動請我陪他們幫他們看動作是否正確。」現階段以開放性的教育鼓勵小孩子多學習,或許於曾馨瑩眼中,這段舞蹈很簡單,卻是世界上最美麗的畫面。

Fendi修身剪裁墊肩式洋裝/大衣。

歲月相守之人 

歲月荏苒,半載青春年華似沙漏般,因舞蹈牽起了與郭董的姻緣,回首邁入第十二年的婚姻,彈指間彷彿留在昨日。新的一年曾馨瑩笑著說,要繼續活出自己最真實的模樣,生活要張弛有度,簡單的快樂來自心態的知足。

採訪近末,她說先生應該就是喜歡她簡單純粹的性格,並透露了一則夫妻相處時有趣的對話,有陣子和先生一起看宮廷鬥爭劇的影集,有天他突然轉過來摸著我的頭說:「還是像妳單純一點好,不複雜、簡單地開心最好。」幸福有時並不複雜,平凡的陪伴最心安,接下來她也將把更多時間投入在家人與公益上。

A Heart for Philanthropy

“When it comes to philanthropy, we need to put words into action,” Delia tells me her wish for this new year. Even in the wake of the coronavirus, she still attended Yong Lin Charity Foundation and Tigerair Taiwan’s first collaborated aviation camp two days before our interview. To her, the kids’ genuine smiles and heartwarming gestures are what surprised and touched her the most. Throughout the event, they couldn’t contain their excitement when they first saw Delia and asked her, “Are you Mrs. Gou? Can I shake your hand or get a picture?” She chuckled at their maturity, bent down and smiled at them, “Just call me Delia.” Held in the hopes of allowing the kids to experience and explore, the collaborated aviation camp expanded their imagination with the introduction of different career options, such as the ground crew, flight attendants, and the flight crew. Delia then picks up two postcards from the table, both covered with childish handwriting, tokens representing the most genuine innocence. Upon closer look, I realize they are handwritten gifts from two of the kids from the aviation camp. Eyes beaming, Delia says to me, “The moment when I saw the naiveté on their faces, everything was worth it.” She recalls last year’s birthday, when she visited Taiwan Foundation for Rare Disorders’s art class to donate books and check up on the children’s learning situation. Delia couldn’t help but smile when she heard the laughter of the kids. Thus, she aspires to put words into actions, and use her own power to give back to our society, an expression of life’s depth and scope.  

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Slow Savor of Family Time  

Perhaps having gone through the peaks and valleys, Delia now enjoys the simple joy of life. She used to spend her weekends with her family hiking and cycling. Now, she spends her family time playing basketball with her husband and kids. Delia reveals that as someone who loves exercising, Chairman Gou often spends his time on the rowing machine. It is exactly these quality time spent together that strengthened the emotional bond between her and her family. Always finding the simple joys in life, Delia mentioned to the press before about how, whenever Chairman Gou was busy with work, the married couple would use documents to communicate with each other to add a little touch of romance and delight. Now, a few years later, he had gone from only using his phone to make and receive calls, to learning how to text and send cute stickers to add a dash of playfulness to their quotidian. And of course, whenever it comes to Valentine’s Day, flowers and a dinner date are also a must. Chuckling, Delia tells me, “We don’t celebrate Chinese Valentine’s Day because my husband says it means we only get to meet once a year.” Perhaps happiness is this simple, and the company of family can become this romance that endures no matter how much time has passed.

Self-portrait縐紗鑽飾連身褲 ; Christian Louboutin Stanisandal金釦裝飾黑色蛇紋高跟涼鞋。

Best Times of Happiness 

Communication is the most effective medicine. As a mother of three kids, Delia understands that her kids all have different personalities and that her education style is very important. Her oldest daughter, Sandy, is slowly growing up and starting to want more personal space—Delia chooses to focus more on her daughter’s relationship with friends and her etiquette. Knowing that her son, Tiger, can be a bit naughty, she always reminds him before he goes to sleep, “You know Mommy loves you a lot, so be a good kid, okay?” I can feel her motherly wisdom and loving tenderness as Delia mentions her youngest daughter, Bella, who was born on the same day as her. A gentle smile spreads on her face when she tells me how, because of Bella’s young age, she gets extra protective when it comes to her mom. Once, the adorable six-year-old even commanded her and said, “Mommy you can’t leave the house, I haven’t seen you in so long!” Speaking of her kids’ kind gestures, Delia’s eyes shine with this gratitude and praise. A few years ago, the kids prepared a Mother’s Day surprise for her and learned the song, “Best Mom In The World” along with its dance choreography. The memory is still so fresh, as if if the tunes start playing again, the scene of the kids huddling in Delia’s embrace will start to play right in front of her eyes. “A lot of people thought I had stopped dancing but the truth is, dance will always be my forever favorite, a part of my life that will never disappear. I’m glad my two daughters are also passionate about dancing and singing, and that they will ask for my advice on it too.” Open-minded and always encouraging her kids to keep learning new things, maybe to Delia, this “dance” is simple, but also the most beautiful scene in the world.   

Companionship through Time 

In the blink of an eye, time slips through our fingers like an hourglass. Dance was what brought Chairman Gou and Delia together. Looking back at these past twelve years of marriage, the day when they first met is still vivid like it was yesterday. With a brand new year ahead of her, she smiles and wishes to find her truest self. Life is about flexibility, while happiness comes from a grateful heart, so never tire yourself when you are chasing your dreams. Towards the end of our interview, Delia says her guess is that, her genuine and easy-going personality is what her husband likes about her the most. Once, they were watching a Chinese palace drama full of scheming and plotting, Chairman Gou turned to her and gently patted her hair, “Glad that you stayed innocent, it’s better to live a happy, simple life.” Happiness is not complicated because the ordinary companionship settles the heart, so Delia simply wishes to devote more of her time to her family and philanthropy.

採訪後記

訪談之中聊到年初觀看《孤味》電影的契機, 恰巧金馬影后陳淑芳是我們雜誌一月份封面人物,曾馨瑩眼神柔和地娓娓道起,電影許承傑導演的母親是郭董的朋友,所以和先生邀約了身旁親朋好友與永齡基金會所贊助的女性慈善團體,一同包場支持國片《孤味》。細細熬煮出家人之間剪不斷、理還亂的鹹甜滋味,看完電影她深深地欽佩劇中所有女性,即使某程度上承受著許多束縛,仍堅強地詮釋出自身獨特滋味。

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