People in general love bad news. According to psychologist John T. Cacioppo, Ph.D. of Ohio State University, negative news takes the centre stage more than positive news mainly due to the brain's 'negativity bias' (Psychology Today, 2016). "Your brain is simply built with a greater sensitivity to unpleasant news. The bias is so automatic that it … Continue reading The Power of Positivity
Having a conversation can be a form of leisure activity when two or more people share thoughts and exchange ideas. Sometimes, feeling each others emotions through it can be relieving too. As a child, I grew up learning through conversations had with my family, relatives, and friends I met since pre-school. I remember those frustrating … Continue reading A Genuine Conversation
To be seen, to be heard, to be considered. The yearn for a voice to be heard in a kingdom of men, to be seen in a boardroom dominated by male delegates, and to be considered among sea of talents in an organisation ...............are painful. Prior to the first century, we witnessed leadership championed by … Continue reading Happy International Women’s Day
Just because they are neat does not mean they enjoy doing chores. Having a strong character does not mean they prefer to love more than to be loved. Being independent has nothing to do with marital status. Spending effort and time on beauty is a form of confidence investment. A good career means stability and … Continue reading 15 Facts I Wish Everyone Knew About Women.
Gone are the days when Internet is a value-added option to our lives. It is now one of the necessities of life. With increasing apps creation, society is encouraged to become more superficial than ever. Physical interaction is gradually being replaced with virtual interaction. Talking is replaced with texting (it is no wonder voice calls … Continue reading Superficial : Expectation vs Reality
We are living in a world full of opportunities. What's stopping us from pursuing or achieving them? #10yearschallenge has gone viral since January 2019. Looking back, what has changed us? Layers of life episodes over a decade: while there were few milestones worth remembering, few became lessons. Those who made it, thanks for making us believe … Continue reading #10yearschallenge : What has changed?
Ushered the year with a string of hopes. It's unlike used-to-be when there were Top 10 new goals. After years of hustle she enters a juncture. A realisation of life that is only half-lived. Some people admit to life as it is. Routine is all right for it provides tranquillity. No risk, no headache, but … Continue reading Persistence is Power
During university days, it was hard to define the meaning of culture. As easy as reading off a textbook and completing exams to prove how much management students should know, it was not properly decoded. I mean, how could one possibly know without experiencing it in realtime? Not until I became a lucky bird who … Continue reading Culture – Right or Wrong?
Painting, seems to appeal to limited group of people. Perhaps it's the thought of having to be perfect that hesitates one from painting. Perhaps it's the judgemental world that one is afraid of. Perhaps it's the criticisms one is fearful of. Perhaps being associated to painting are considered quirky, introvert or unfriendly because one is … Continue reading How to take your mind off of crazy world?
I woke up this morning, crawled my left hand to the left side of the bed, to feel if he's there. "Not there. Isn't it Sunday yet?" I must be dreaming. As usual, he's up earlier than me. I got up, put on my bedroom slippers and pair of glasses, switched off the standing fan, … Continue reading I miss him.