Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old activist, confronted the world leaders at the United Nations on global warming issues, while shaking anyone who listened to her passionate speech from top to bottom. If you did not watch the video of the speech already, I would strongly suggest you do. I, for one, was extremely touched by her candour, courage and boldness. She made me think about what … Continue reading What are YOU doing about Climate Change?
Sometimes fear and worries about life, future, economy, global warming, government, money, job security pull us so deep that we might experience difficulty functioning normally. I have a question for you: if you knew that everything would be fine and well at the end, would you still worry that much? Life consists of ups and downs. It does not matter how deep you fall, what … Continue reading Don’t let fear and worry rule your life
We can get so caught up in our daily hustle and craziness of today, that we forget to take the time to pause and figure out if what we are hustling on is taking us to where we want to go. If you would be able to travel into the future, into any moment you choose; 5 years from now, 10 years from now, or … Continue reading How would you like to be remembered?
Most of you, if not too young, must remember the song “Que será, será”, which stars like this: When I was just a little girlI asked my mother, what will I beWill I be pretty? Will I be rich?Here’s what she said to me: Que será, seráWhatever will be, will beThe future’s not ours to seeQue será, seráWhat will be, will be Do you agree? … Continue reading Que será, será
“The present is all we have, yet it is the one thing we will never learn to hold in our hands.” ― Madeleine Thien People live in the past, replay every second of unwanted memories, or long for something they want to be or they want to have in the future, but fail to enjoy the most valuable asset we have; the “Now”. You might remember the … Continue reading Carpe Diem
One of our mistakes in life is living in the past and replaying again and again and again the unfair and painful actions we had to endure and could do nothing about. We cannot swallow what they said or did to us. Every time we think about it, our heart hurts. Forgiveness is the act of compassionately releasing the desire to punish someone or yourself … Continue reading Forgiveness = Happiness
If you would close your eyes, would you be able to make a list of ten objects that are in the room? How was the last meal you had? Did you just eat or really enjoyed it? Could you notice the taste, texture, and temperature of the food, or did you just swallowed it without even chewing your bites properly? After the meal realized that … Continue reading Mindfulness: Being in the moment