Tag Archives : Encouragement

7 Types of Energy Suckers to Avoid On Social Media


When we live and breathe social media, we will stumble upon the wrong crowd. These are the people who got us frustrated and upset unnecessarily by their posts and the way they communicate with you. They’re energy suckers. Identify these peeps and avoid them at all costs. I’m sure you can relate when I explain in details what these people…

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Embrace the Unfinished Work


Do you find yourself starting somethig but never did get it completed? Do you have many unfinished work but feel stuck and don’t know how you can get it out of the way? No perfectionists would want to hear something like “embracing the unfinished work.” Unfinished work is not perfect. We were taught that we should never show or submit…

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10 Coffee Shop Etiquette to Follow in the Mobile Age


As mobile workers who prefer to work in a café rather than the office, we’ve done our fair share of café hopping. So, we came across a few “funny” characters and behaviours that we wish to highlight here. Nope, we’re not here to judge. We broke a few “rules” here ourselves when you get too comfortable in the places you…

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My New Perspective on Life


I reflect on my life pretty often ever since I turned 30 to get a new perspective on life. I mean, that’s what most people do right? It’s not always a pleasant experience though. Occasionally, I would have a mild panic attack as if I was going to run out of time. That’s when I tend to speed up everything…

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5 Little Things You Do that Drive People Away


(This is an updated post. It was originally posted on February 24th, 2015.) Often we hear about the little things you can do to make someone’s day or your day better and generally these little things add up to the happiness you can potentially create for yourself and for the people around you. At the same time, there are also…

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Overcoming Your Limiting Beliefs Before It’s Too Late


“Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t, you’re right.” -Henry Ford- Everyone of us have one or more self-imposed limiting beliefs throughout our lives. I’m not talking about  striving to become the next Steve Jobs or Bill Gates but even if you and I do, who is to say it’s not possible? Yes, it’s going to be…

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Being Nice is a Choice, Not an Obligation


For the kind, friendly and generous peeps out there, it’s an easy choice to make to be nice. It’s like a built-in programme where your default mode is to be nice to anyone you come across and even nicer to the people you love and care about. It almost feel like you’re obliged to be nice. That’s a good thing…

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Struggle with Perfectionism and How to Cope with It


If you’re a self-aware perfectionist, you would understand my struggle. Why self-aware? Because some are not even aware they’re driving themselves and others crazy. Perfectionism is like a disease you don’t know you have. Wanting to be perfect can be a good thing. You wouldn’t want, say a mediocre surgeon performing surgery on you or an “I don’t give a…

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