Feeling stressed out at work? Finding yourself losing your temper and yelling at people for nothing? A good way to burn off those negative energy is to go for a really good workout. When you are active and constantly exercising, you tend to feel better about yourself as your body releases more endorphins- the feel [...]
Some believe we are all put on earth for a purpose- to achieve our greatest potentials. And before we can achieve that, there are tonnes of trials, wrong turns and roadblocks- placed to help to mold us to be who we can become. If we deny or try to run away from it, we may [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Some said stress is man-made- stress exists because of our expectations and assumptions on ourselves and of others. Stress usually comes with higher pay and thus, like a moth drawn to fire, we are not able to resist the lure of luxury. Let’s say your job is to launch programs that drives in conversion for [...]
One thing I am grateful for my day job is that I constantly need to work out ways to handle the stress. Just when I thought that I am on top of something, a new level kind of stuff comes- and involves a different way of handling the situation. In the past, I’ve thought that [...]
Have you ever meet someone who is highly intelligent at a certain area but totally lack social skills? Sometimes, that person can be downright rude but do not seemed to be aware of his effect on people. And you are not the only person with that complains- other people also said that they were hurt by his behavior.
Believe it or not, most illness first arise in the mind. It could be due to stress or repressed feelings like anger, sorrow and grief and other negative emotions and experiences. When these feelings and emotions goes unacknowledged and not dealt with, it eventually manifest into an illness or disease. When opting for treatment, most [...]
Nice people who cannot say no and set proper boundaries end up developing cancer or an auto immune disease like lupus or rheumatoid arthritis. Yes it real unfair and it sucks. But it could be our body's way of telling us to stop putting the needs of others ahead of our own, stop neglecting ourselves and set appropriate boundaries in life.