The 2020s

Change is constantly occurring and this is evident with new technology and innovations. The 2010s saw the rise of smartphones which has become almost essential in everyday society. Whatever is the next big thing whether it is Artificial Intelligence (A.I) or something else, could shape how we do things and influence the dynamic environment we live in whether it is work or personal. It is important to embrace change whether …

The Career Choice Dilemma For Young People: Is choosing a career, like choosing a partner?

Do young people really have the capability to make a life decision regarding their careers at the ages of 16-17 without any real experiences and knowledge? Wouldn’t this be the same if an individual wanted to get married at age 16-17? Surely there will be outrage from concern parents, relatives and friends with some form of resistance such as “ don’t be naïve”, “you’re still too young”, “ you don’t …

Two sons with a bad father – Rising Above

This is the story of two brothers One was a drug addict and alcoholic who frequently beat up his family. The other one was a successful business man who was respected in society and had a wonderful family The psychologist asked the drug addict brother why he was who he is. – because of my father ( a drug addict, alcoholic and abuser) The psychologist asked the same question to …

How can i change the world?

“ When i was a young man, i wanted to change the world. i found it was difficult to change the world, so i tried to change my nation When i found i couldn’t change the nation, i began to focus on my town. I couldn’t change the town and as an older man, i tried to change my family. Now as an old man, i realise that the only …

No risk No rewards: A cautious farmer story

There was a farmer and a passing stranger “How’s your wheat coming along?” – asked the stranger “Didn’t plant any” – said the farmer “i thought this was a good wheat country” – the stranger “ i didn’t plant because i was afraid it wouldn’t rain” – the farmer replied “How’s your corn coming along?” – asked the stranger Once again the farmer said “ – i didn’t plant any” …

The Woodcutter’s Axe – Being too busy

There was a strong woodcutter who was very motivated to do his best. The pay and work environment was really good. The boss instructed the strong woodcutter towards the area he was meant to work.  On the first day the wood cutter cut down 20 trees. Proud of his effort, the woodcutter was determined to do better and tried harder. Second day 15 trees. Third day even harder 10 trees. …

Which Wolf Will Win: A Cherokee Indian Legend.

An elder Cherokee Native American was teaching his grandchildren about life. He said to them, “A fight is going on inside .. it is a terrible fight and it is between two wolves. One wolf represents fear, anger, envy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, self-pity, guilt, resentment, inferiority, lies, false pride, superiority and ego. The other stands for joy, peace, love, hope, sharing, serenity, humility, kindness, benevolence, friendship, empathy, generosity, truth, …

Depression/Stress toolbox kit

Things you should do to get better: Workout (Move your body) Mediate (Clear your mind) Sit in Sunlight (Good for the soul) Shut off TV & Phone (Screen Detox) Talk about your problems (Don’t hold onto the past) Reduce junk and sugar food (More Fruits and Vegetables) Stop drinking alcohol or do drugs Spend time with quality friends Be grateful for the little things Love Yourself and know that you …

A school principal in Singapore sent this letter to the parents of students before exams.

Dear Parents, The exams of your children are to start soon. I know you are all really anxious for your child to do well. But, please do remember, amongst the students who will be sitting for the exams there is an artist, who does not need to understand maths. There is an entrepreneur, who does not care about history or English literature. There is a musician, whose chemistry marks will …