Without meaning to, life can become a trading exercise in which we give something with the expectation of receiving something else in return.That's when it gets complicated. When the assumptions of one or both becomes entangled in the belief that happiness lies in a like-for-like exchange of sentiment or gifts, or perhaps effort. Sometimes, happiness [...]
I once asked myself a simple question when I left corporate to follow a new path. What do you do when you're done with the world, but the world is not done with you? The two and a bit years that followed answered this question many times over, each time with an intensity greater than [...]
Expectations are simply hopes with a sense of entitlement.The reason for our entitlement to the fulfilment of our hopes are many. Most often, they're based on what we contributed towards others.Sometimes we want that contribution reciprocated because we don't want to allow others to treat us unfairly, or to take us for granted.But sometimes, we [...]
Can you tell the difference between those who want to improve versus those who want others to see how brave their struggle is?When you wear your heart on your sleeve, it weakens you because your struggle grows to define you.If you're not careful, the sympathy you get from going through a struggle can easily fulfil [...]
Live to love, to laugh, and to leave a legacy. Your material success will only be celebrated after your death if it is of benefit to others. Accumulation of wealth to stroke your ego not only deprives you of the joy of human connection, it also denies you the bonds of beauty that feeds your [...]
I walked away from a seven figure salary to pursue this dream of mine. The people around me thought I was crazy, and many still do, but I know what I'm passionate about. That is, empowering people to rise above the constraints of their upbringing! In a nutshell, that is my calling in life. To inspire and guide others towards embracing the enormous potential that they have within them.