Learn to be strong but not rude; Learn to be kind but not weak; Learn to be bold but not a bully; You’ve got to learn to be humble but not timid; Be proud but not arrogant; Develop humor without folly; Lastly, deal in realities.
Experiencing something new is like riding a roller coaster. There are the ups, and the downs. The ups bring us excitingly new perspective. The downs demand us for needed self-contemplation and learning. To ride through the process and arrive at the final destination, faith, bravery and unwavering commitment are needed; in particular at times, whenContinue reading “A Roller Coaster Ride”
Harry Potter author, J. K. Rowling, once said, “Humans are the only beings that can think themselves into others’ places without having the actual experience.” In other words, our imagination is powerful. Since our imagination is powerful, how do we use this amazing ability of ours to serve us? Some, the likes of Steve JobsContinue reading “How Do You Use Your Imagination?”
As human beings, we have a habit of seeking external recognition and appreciation to validate the things that we have done or are about to do. The truth of the matter is that external validation will be harder to find if we decide to live our dream. Living our dream requires the courage to breakContinue reading “Live Your Dream”
There is a well-known Chinese saying, “we can give our best effort, trying to make our dream a reality. That being said, the fruition of our dream is also determined by a power greater than ours.” Quite often, we are taught and trained by our family, and society to be the creator and driver ofContinue reading “A Chinese Saying”
Do you have a personal mantra to help you stay calm when you are nervous, and to encourage you to be the best you can be when you feel intimated by others? I do have my own mantra, which is be yourself, be appreciative, and be grateful. I am the kind of person, who getsContinue reading “Personal Mantra”
It is easier for me to hear criticism than to receive compliment. Growing up, quite often, daily parental disciplines usually came in the form of criticisms. I was told to always prepare myself for the worst scenario than to expect the best one. No wonder that it has become natural for me to mistake theContinue reading “Positively Wonderful”
In the words of Bill Atkinson, one of the first few employees of Apple, the force of naïveté is to be persuaded by the feasible prospect of goals that no one has ever achieved before. As a kid, I loved lying on my bed, daydreaming how it would feel like walking the streets of aContinue reading “Force Of Naïveté”