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Don’t be the cause of friction for your kids by repeating rants

In life we have been told to always speak the truth. But if the truth cause division in others, then your words of truth becomes harmful. In such instance, it is better to keep quiet. If you are a parent and one day, your daughter comes to you and complain about her brother (your son) [...]

Dear Poor Homeless Man, what drove you to live in the streets?

Last weekend,  I witness a pitiful sight of a homeless middle age man sleeping along the streets. With his worn slippers as his pillow, this man slept, oblivious to the people walking past him. But you may notice that the position of his head is too near the corner of the shop- and his skinny, [...]

It is not how much you have but how much you want

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 [...]

Learn about moods and money by Richard Carlson

In his book, Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff About Money, here’s a meaningful passage that he had written about mood and money: Moods are one of those unavoidable, mysterious parts of life that must be dealt with by everyone. Our understanding of moods greatly affects not only our wisdom and perspective but our overall level [...]

Being mindful when working can increase your performance and job satisfaction

When we are not tensed, or consistently keep placing high expectations in order to perform, we may surprise ourselves that the results are usually higher than our expectations. It’s very important- when you are doing any tasks (work or household chores), do it with your heart and give it your best. Relaxed and just tell [...]