We offer a piece of advice to someone we care because they seem to be having trouble. However, you notice that they don’t take the advice.
Consider this – how often do we say to ourselves or one another, “Just do your best”, without even thinking about the context?
Even for those who are not in school, September seems to be a month of “leaping into action”. We mentally switch off the “summer vacation” mode, and immediately immerse ourselves in various tasks as we move from the last day of August to the first day of September. Some of us may not even have […]
How often do we say, “we will be happy when/if…” to ourselves? Do we see happiness as a “cheat day food” after finishing a hard workout regime? Do we see happiness as a trophy after you have won a race? Do we see happiness as that feeble moment when we have accomplished something? Do we […]
Summer is finally here! Are you packing a few books with you to your well-deserved vacation? What are you reading? Here are a few from my “to-read” list
As a society, we’ve bought into a success culture that teaches us to care about nothing but success. We sometimes lose sight of the many bumps, detours, and heavy traffic we encounter that makes our journey unique. Why don’t we talk about the times when our proposals are rejected, when we make less than profitable […]
Setting goals and expectations for yourself can be a useful tool for both professional and personal growth. However, we need to be mindful of these expectations because they can also alter our perception of ourselves and others. Have you ever wondered whether your expectations are really helping you? Here are some of the questions that […]
Do you find your mind to be a rambunctious monkey who just would not quit jumping all over? Have you ever caught yourself so deep in thoughts that you don’t even notice what’s really happening around you?
By Crystal Chan To celebrate this year’s International Women’s Day, I would like to recommend the “She Persisted” book series. The books may have been written to inspire our little ones, but I think it’s just as important for us to get to know these heroines and to celebrate their impact on our society. This […]
What comes to your mind when you think of mentoring? Who can be a mentor? Where do our ideas about mentorship stem from?