A couple days ago I chanced upon a wonderful interview that touched me. It was between Anderson Cooper and Stephen Colbert. What struck me the most was how authentic and real their conversation felt.Read More
Each of us have a unique set of insecurities we inherit mostly from our childhood.
Some of us are more sensitive to others’ opinions than usual. Some of us are more upset about the unmet promises in the world. Some of us are more annoyed by the body image fluctuations than others.Read More
When circumstances are painful, the more you think about them the deeper you fall into the grip of suffering.
Where do you focus your attention in that case?
Try art.Read More
Human life is a series of ups and downs. Have you ever had a full week without unpleasant feelings arising in your mind? Sometimes even within a day, we’ll see our mind waver.Read More
I’m going to be honest with you guys. The past week was a period of time where I kept harboring low-key negative thoughts and getting upset because of external events or people.
A part* of my mind wanted to scream and say “Why is life being so difficult?”Read More
One hard life lesson is this: You are responsible for your circumstances and your emotions. There is no escape.Read More
Often during a stressful event or in the middle of a rough day, we never stop to think that maybe we should pause. We think we ought to keep swinging for a positive result until we get fully exhausted.Read More
I theorize at any given time, these are the two modes of happiness you could end up in:
1) The happiness that comes from contentment where you are so grateful for what you have and don’t want anything else. The nothing.
2) The happiness that comes from “feeling driven”, the chase, the pursuit, the hunt, The doing.Read More
"Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure... than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat." -- Theodore RooseveltRead More
All couples fight and argue. Heck, any two people who live together and actually care about each other will eventually run into inter-personal problems. This is a given! But sometimes, the arguments may lead to heightened emotions and heated exchanges that hurt each other.Read More