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)
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)
Are you content with life? One day I was feeling quite low. I woke up in a state of sadness and was unable identify the reasons behind it. Partly due to the lack of diagnosis, I continued to stay in that state for the remainder of the day. That night, I already had something planned… Continue reading Are you content with life?
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
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
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.
Self confidence, noun: a feeling of trust in one’s abilities, qualities, and judgment. Trust. An important element needed in order to build a strong relationship. We use this word often and in regards to a relationship with other beings. The confidence we have in others that they will fulfill whatever it is we have bestowed… Continue reading Are you your own bully?
At some point in our lives we all have gone through a difficult phase. The phase that tested our patience or made us question our journey. The phase that made us doubt the genuineness of people or the hope we carry that things will get better over time. The phase that seemed never-ending. I went… Continue reading We are in control
Since I can remember, I have always felt that the reason for most problems in the world is due to the lack of love and care. Growing up without any parental affection, emotional attachment or sense of security can cause a variety of emotional and mental issues such as a detachment to others, feeling of… Continue reading The inconvenience of love
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