“You are diabetic,” my doctor told me, reaching over to show me the lab results for the blood work done a few weeks before. I looked at him. “We have tried exercise and dieting but it didn’t work,” he looked at me again, then sat to his chair. I waited and waited for the longest three minutes, “what does this mean?” I could not … Read More The journey you are going through is worth it, don’t give up yet.
Most of us have been advised at one time or another to choose our battles. We know it’s good advice, yet rarely stop and think about the criteria for passing up one battle and choosing to engage in another. This famous saying is often not attributed to its rightful author, Sun Tzu. As a brilliant Chinese military strategist, Sun Tzu was a highly respected … Read More Choose Your Battles Wisely
If you are starving but can’t find food you will feel hungry. The feeling of emptiness is like emotional hunger where you become hungry for a something that you can’t get. For example the feeling of emptiness related to loneliness results from needing an intimate relation without being able to find it. Depression is another one of the strongest reasons that can make you … Read More Simple And Fun Ways To Fill An Emptiness In Your Life
Wabisabi describes a way of looking at the world. It’s about accepting the transcience and imperfection of things. And thus, for the time we have left, seeing beauty in the things around us. For example, take a rough, cracked, asymmetrical, simple piece of pottery – seeing beauty in that is wabisabi. The term is made up of two words. The first, wabi, signifies the kind of apparently … Read More Seeing beauty in all things-imperfect
Over the years I have learnt a thing or two about working under pressure. I have learnt that when one acts or live under intense pressure one start to create survival environments for themselves. I have seen people who live in survival journey making impulsive judgments, angrily rushing to bring closure to whatever matter is at hand. He or she feeling is compelled to … Read More Living in Survival journey ROBS us sense of humor and ability to deal with the unknown
Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass… It’s about learning to dance in the rain. – Anonymous, more recently attributed to Vivian Greene. The quote starts by saying what life isn’t about waiting. Consider the impact of focusing your attention on fighting the storm, solving challenges and problems waiting for the weather to improve. While the newspapers are filled with news of the storms’ … Read More Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass… It’s about learning to dance in the rain.
“Let me tell you something you already know. The world ain’t all sunshine and rainbows. It’s a very mean and nasty place, and I don’t care how tough you are, it will beat you to your knees and keep you there permanently if you let it. You, me, or nobody is going to hit as hard as life. But it ain’t about how hard … Read More How to Rise Up After Life Knocks You Down
I came across an article about ‘China’s leftover women’. These are women over the age of 27 that are not married. In 2007, the China Women’s Federation, coined the phrase ‘Sheng Nu’ for all Chinese women who were not married by the ripe old age of 27! Yes, 27! Translated, Sheng Nu means ‘Leftover Women.’ The article resonated with me because I meet … Read More For every single woman reading this; you are NOT leftover.