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During my visit to Ipoh years ago, I went with a few friends to visit a fortune teller out of curiousity. We were then just a couple of young girls eager to find out about what life have in stall for us. The 4 of us sat together, laughed and giggled as the fortune teller made [...]

in Life, Tis Thing Called Life

Few days ago I was talking to a friend- who is serving her notice as she had tendered her resignation. After almost 20 years of working with the same organization that she had ever known (her very first job), she felt disillusioned and very exhausted. She watched as some of her friends, even though being [...]

in Blogging, CAREER, Career-Quit

My friend shared with me recently on a talk that she had attended from a well known speaker, Ajahn Brahm. After his talk, a member of the audience asked him on how we can help the poor people in India? During her trip there, she saw so much of suffering and poverty and wondered what [...]

in Finance or Money, Tis Thing Called Life, ZH

If you have dreams constantly haunting you to be realized, these dreams would probably never die till you do something about them. And when you do something about them, there are two likely outcomes: You lived your life because you live your dreams You realized that realty is not really as what it seems, and [...]

in CAREER, Career-Dream

There have been quite a lot of changes happening in my life within these past few months. I left my job, spent 40 days in Thailand  and started a new job…back in the corporate world. Yes, I’ve blogged about the downside of life in the fast lane but now, I’ve come to understand a lot [...]

in CAREER, Career-Paycut

Almost everyone had the experience of being bullied or belittled. Bullies exist in school- we thought that we have escaped them but these people come back in the form of the boss, co-workers and even in our personal relationships. But the fact is, bullies are just insecure and fearful people who try to hide behind [...]

in CAREER, Career-Improve, Tis Thing Called Life

At times when we feel alone and lost, we are most often tempted to go out and party all night. Go to a pub, disco, hang out with friends and have free flowing booze…to fill that emptiness and to drown that feeling of loneliness. Anything, but to spend time alone because often than not, we [...]

in Life, Tis Thing Called Life

Period of prolonged stress and pressure robs even the most optimistic and cheerful person the ability to smile. All of sudden, the world seemed to be a depressing place with all the blood sucking vampires wanting something out of you. Sometimes we give and give and when things do not come back as expected, we [...]

in Career-Improve, Tis Thing Called Life

Sometimes we feel that our parents have wreck our lives because they are alcoholics, promiscuous, divorced, etc…..and cannot forgive them because (our story here-) ‘that is because of them that I am an alcoholic/cannot commit to any relationships’. Using conventional psychology and Freudian to analyze the situation, we may have reasons to thank our parents [...]

in CAREER, Career-Improve, Tis Thing Called Life

If you are considering leaving the rat race behind and to go freelance or to work for yourself, I strongly recommend that you read the book Escape from Corporate America by Pamela Skillings before you take the plunge. Writing from experience of her own and years of consulting clients, she brought up a lot of relevant [...]

in CAREER, Career-Paycut, Finance or Money