inner peace

Designer brands versus character

Yesterday in the papers, I read about people flocking to the Johor Premium Outlet in search for branded designer items like Calvin Klien, Coach, etc. Then there’s another article about those who make designer brand shopping part of their holiday plans- sometimes having to travel outskirts of cities to the factories. Sometimes I really wonder- [...]

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 [...]

Judging someone by the appearance, judging the gift by its wrapping

When someone gives us a present, the first thing we tend to notice is the packaging. If the wrapping is ‘boring’, we tend not to be interested in what’s inside. However, everyone would be looking at the gift with the most beautiful wrapping- the recipient is ever so excited and some others may even be [...]

So I am back in the corporate world…

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 [...]

When the social and high flying life leaves you feeling empty and lonely

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 [...]