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Why can’t I just fall asleep?

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Symptoms by a sufferer: A regular insomnia or something else…HELP!? I am 22 years old. In the last couple of days, for no reason at all, I’ve began having trouble falling asleep. Usually I would fall asleep in like 5 minutes, but these last two days it took me 30 minutes, and last night 2 [...]

A millionaire who gave up everything to lead a simple life

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In my previous article Work Life Balance Gets More Difficult Once You are on the Top, I’ve written how difficult it gets to achieve that elusive work-life balance the higher you climb the corporate ladder. Today, I want to share about a story that I’ve read in the Woman’s Weekly March 2012 (Malaysian edition). Karl Rabeder [...]

Work Life Balance Gets More Difficult Once You are on the Top

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The “work-life balance” is a very popular buzz word nowadays. As mentioned by Adam Tanner in his article Stricking a Balance (published in The Star on 29 March 2012), it gets harder to accomplish that balance the higher you climb up in the corporate ladder.  The higher you go, the more responsibilities and deliverables you [...]

When the job takes a toll on your health

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I read the recently published article on Greg Smith’s open letter of resignation from Goldman Sachs. How he felt that he could no longer work for a company with questionable morals and exists only to rip their clients off. It might sound surprising to a skeptical public, but culture was always a vital part of [...]

Go back to nature to heal the spirit

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Reason why this article is written is with the gentle wish to nudge us back to nature. To appreciate the beauty that nature had to offer….with no charge and fine prints. We had become so disconnected and stressed that we have forgotten that nature provide us one of the most effective way to unwind. If [...]

A little exercise goes a long way

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Just a bit of exercise goes a long way- especially in today’s stressful working world. You need not force yourself to go to hit the gym to “punish” yourself  to do hardcore exercises if you do not want to but you cannot forgo exercising. Many people, even slim looking ones seldom exercise. They would rather focus on controlling food intake. [...]

Of the tired heart and unable to quit smoking

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Happy New Year to all. Before the end of the year, we have started planning our new year resolutions, and updating in the new diary or planner that we have bought. Come new year, it’s time to act on those resolutions. Like the end of every year, many would find that they have not managed [...]