Tag: life lessons

7 Ways to Measure the True Costs of Life

May 3rd, 2016   •   1 comment   

7 Ways to Measure the True Costs of Life

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Do you know what you are truly paying for in every aspect of your life? What are the different “life currencies” that we trade with?

Nope they aren’t just time and money, although both of those “life currencies” are extremely important.
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10 Ways to Understand Freedom

April 7th, 2016   •   2 comments   

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“For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.” – Nelson Mandela

Freedom, like love, is a many splendoured thing. All forms of freedom are interrelated. You may have some of the freedoms all of the time, but not all of the freedoms all of the time.
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10 Habits to Power Your Life

February 28th, 2016   •   no comments   

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Have you wondered how some people lead such joyful and fulfilled lives? What is the secret sauce behind their success?

After studying the behaviours of numerous successful individuals and reading a tonne of motivational and self-help books, I believe that it all boils down to pursuing empowering habits.
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The Happiness Project [Book Review]

January 18th, 2016   •   no comments   

The Happiness Project Book Review Gretchen Rubin

What is the secret sauce of happiness? Do we need to go on an Eat, Pray, Love expedition to find it?

Well, not according to Gretchen Rubin in her bestselling book The Happiness Project.
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9 Ways to Reduce Mistakes and Improve Decisions

January 5th, 2016   •   no comments   

Eran Katz Mind Hacking Mini Marathon

The human mind is one of the most brilliant creations on Earth. There isn’t a computer invented by man that can rival what happens between his ears.

Unfortunately, our minds are vulnerable to various quirks and idiosyncrasies which makes us prone to errors. Don’t believe me? Just look at the examples highlighted by Dan Ariely in Predictably Irrational.
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How being vulnerable can transform our lives

October 6th, 2015   •   1 comment   

How being vulnerable transforms our lives Brene Brown

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What do courage and joy have in common? How do we live fuller and more wholehearted lives by daring greatly?

The answers to these questions and more were answered in Daring Greatly by storytelling researcher and psychologist Dr Brené Brown. Exploring the width and depth of how we live, love and engage with one another, Daring Greatly challenges us to defy the prevailing social climate of scarcity in order to live and love more wholeheartedly.
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5 Life Lessons from Singapore’s Haze

September 25th, 2015   •   1 comment   

5 Life Lessons from SG Haze

Breaching hazardous levels of close to 400 PSI (Pollutants Standards Index), #SGHaze is upon us yet again. In a manner eerily reminiscent of the last time PSI levels breached 300 in 2013, entire streets were shrouded in a cloaking and choking grey.

Brought about by the El Nino effects as well as the clearing of forests in the surrounding islands of Sumatra and Kalimantan by various parties, the rising pollution levels triggered emergency responses from both the Singapore Government and various organisations.
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Build Your Personal Brand through Content Marketing

August 20th, 2015   •   no comments   

Building Personal Brand with Content Marketing

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Do you spend a lot of time online? Have you written, commented on, shared and tweeted lots of content on social media?

If so, what are you doing to build your personal brand?

I know I know. You already have a day job. You are already busting your guts for your company.

How can you possibly have any bandwidth to build your personal brand using content?
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How to prevent yourself from dying a slow death

July 31st, 2015   •   no comments   

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Have you heard the story of the frog in a boiling pot?

Well, if you drop a live frog into a boiling pot of water, it would immediately leap out and save its life. If, however, our webbed protagonist sits comfortably in a pot of room temperature water which is slowly heated up, it would be slowly boiled to death.

Frog legs, anyone?
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7 Time Habits of Highly Effective People

July 19th, 2015   •   no comments   

Time and money often go together (courtesy of EarthWalk)

By now, you ought to know that time is the most precious resource of all.

Every one of us have only 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and 365 days a year. This universal rule applies regardless of our station in life. How we make use of our time determines our happiness and success in life.

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