What is the Quality of Life You Seek?

We often chase after someone else’s life, hoping to make that the purpose of ours – wanting what they have, envying what they got, wishing we have it all. But sometimes, their life may not be what you want after all. If you are not careful, you may find all that you are chasing after,…

Sharing is Caring, or Is It?

We, being social creatures, have the undying urge to share (let’s forget  territorial for now). Isn’t that great that we can now leverage on this idea to project our voice or simply earn some income? They come in many different names. Some calls them share economy, shareconomy, collaborative economy, peer economy and the list goes…

How to Start Having Meaningful, Loving Relationships?

Another advertisement, another campaign has been put up on getting young couples together, building up their love’s nest and ultimately, having children. A major concern for many developed countries – increasing population growth to complement the nation’s building efforts. Yet, there has been little or no improvements… The OECD’s report on average age for marriage…

What are You Hearing Yourself Say?

The voice we hear within, the constant inner discussion we have with ourselves, is extremely crucial in our actions and behaviours. Everyone, be it old or young, men or women, any races, have a voice within us that speaks. These monologues are often called self-talk. The inner critique determines a lot on how we perceive…

8 Greatest Lessons I Learned (at 32.)

“You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future.” – Steve Jobs Looking at the achievements of people around my age, I will crumble into nothingness and maybe, disappear from the rest of the world. There…

“We Want It NOW!”

My brother is a fan of instant coffee. He has one every morning and in his kitchen cabinet, there are at least 3 bags of instant coffee sachets of different variety all the time – white coffee, low sugar coffee, caramel flavoured coffee, brand A or brand B, and the list goes on. One day I…

How to Find Your Passion?

If I were to ask Google the question of “how to find your passion“, I will receive around 29 million answers or pages, telling me more or less the same things. But how many of us can truly say that we have found our passion? Or rather, how many of us have been spending all…

Ancient Wisdom: Still as True Today, and in the Future

“In life our first job is this, to divide and distinguish things into two categories: externals I cannot control, but the choices I make with regard to them I do control. Where will I find good and bad? In me, in my choices” – Epictetus Greek philosophers teach us a lot and it is said…

Things I Learn from my Travels

Every year, I book a solo travel trip to a  foreign country. It will be a place where I feel uncomfortable, maybe disoriented for a start and face a short period of anxiety disorder. But after all that, it’s just pure enjoyment and peace of mind. It’s an amazing experience. I love it! It has been…

How Time Can Screw Us Up Big Time…

Efficiency and productivity are the buzzwords today for our ever-growing capitalism-centric society. We are supposedly placing a huge emphasis on time and getting things done efficiently, solving things on a short-term basis. How is that affecting us or the world? Emphasis of time has made our society move faster, termed as better efficiency or higher…