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25 life lessons I learned by 25 (part 2 of 2)

Keep yourself busy Broaden your likes and interests and make time for your current ones. For example, if you enjoy reading, find time daily to read a book. Or, learn to do something new like attempting a new sport or instrument or even something smaller such as trying out a new recipe. But make time… Continue reading 25 life lessons I learned by 25 (part 2 of 2)

Anger · Bedtime Thoughts · Compassion · Confidence · Forgiveness · Happiness · Love · Positivity · Self Improvement · Understanding

25 life lessons I learned by 25 (part 1 of 2)

25 life lessons I learned by 25 (part 1 of 2) Spend time with your parents The most important lesson I have learned is that time is limited. Spend as much time with your parents while you have the chance because a day will come when you realize that everything you prioritized over spending time… Continue reading 25 life lessons I learned by 25 (part 1 of 2)

Confidence · Positivity · Self Improvement

A positive spin on self-fulfilling prophecies

I was incredibly anxious. The night before an important interview, I scared myself. It was a position I really wanted and thought I can learn from and eventually excel at; however, some aspects of the job required certain skills which I thought I lacked. It required a whole lot of public speaking to potential clients. I… Continue reading A positive spin on self-fulfilling prophecies

Forgiveness · Self Improvement

Forgiveness and its impact on the soul

I had said a few not-so-kind sentences out of frustration to someone this year and I saw the recipient wince as soon as I let the words escape my mouth. The genuine smile with the eyes lit immediately changed to a forced smirk with eyes full of hurt and confusion. Just from my words. It… Continue reading Forgiveness and its impact on the soul

Self Improvement · Understanding

4 scenarios. Choose your reaction.

4 scenarios. Choose your reaction. <poll closed> Results: You’re participating in your company’s annual volleyball tournament and after hard work, dedication and a bunch of bruises to show for it, you made it to the finals where you’ll be facing the team that has been undefeated for the past three years. What’s your reaction? Panic… Continue reading 4 scenarios. Choose your reaction.

Positivity · Self Improvement

The power of a compliment

Sincere, specific and personal compliments enrich social interaction and create a positive environment. It’s how we as human beings work – we thrive and radiate from positive reinforcement. A study from National Institute for Physiological Sciences found that the effect of receiving a compliment is equivalent to the effect of receiving cash. The social reward… Continue reading The power of a compliment