Are you prone to exhibiting self-sabotaging behaviour? How do you even know if you are, assuming it's become a rather subconscious habit of yours, unintentionally developed over time? It's like you're armed on a battlefield, only to find that the enemy is yourself. By self-sabotage, you're practically shooting yourself in the leg and stunting your… Continue reading The Bane of Self-Sabotage.
There are so many metaphors with which to describe life. As individuals, we each have our own definition of what life means to us. A general metaphoric scenario is that life is a race. We all run, but the manner in which we run is what makes us different, and sets us apart from the… Continue reading Race: Run With Purpose. Featuring Life Lessons from a Game.
How do you refuel when your tank is empty? I reckon you would go to the source. I believe love is a being and a doing, not a state of feeling How do you give when you have nothing left to give of yourself? You’re extending yourself to full capacity and working in overdrive… Your… Continue reading Drained, Emotionally exhausted; Love tank running on Empty
Indeed not everything that glitters is gold. Not everything opportunity is a ‘blessing’. Not everything that looks attractive is good. Never get so desperate for anything in life that you start to think or feel like you have no options, that you totally depend on it. Remember, you always have a choice. At the point… Continue reading A Lesson in Desperation
Is often a mess. You don't see what it took to get there. Only the results, mostly that's what people care about, not the process but end results... However, life is not all cookie-cutter and perfect. Perfectionism is a myth, don't fall for the bane. You're allowed to simultaneously be a work in progress and… Continue reading Behind the Scenes of the Perfect-dish Mentality
Are you familiar with the idiomatic expression "fly off the handle"? Well, for clarity sake and to do away with ambiguity, it means: to lose one's temper suddenly and unexpectedly. I'm no anger management expert. But we all must admit that anger is a natural feeling that we all feel as humans, and to different… Continue reading How do you Avoid Flying Off the Handle?
Why did the wisest man look at everything as vanity? We have learned that it's sometimes okay to say no to others, but do you know how to say no to yourself? To deny yourself of things that you can do. Choosing delayed gratification instead of instant gratification. This is something our generation seems to struggle with. Scriptural Ref: Ecc. 2:9-10, 5:10-12. Do you give in to every impulse, desire and pleasure? Exercising restraint and denial is godly.
Many times we're looking, but not really seeing. Opportunities lie right in front of us but we're much too blind, or rather just distracted to see them. Like distorted glasses covering our eyes, we need them removed to get a higher, a greater perspective towards life. Sometimes, we just have our energies focused on the… Continue reading A Lesson in Missed Opportunities
Indeed not everything that glitters is gold. Not everything opportunity is a 'blessing'. Not everything that looks attractive is good. Never get so desperate for anything in life that you start to think or feel like you have no options, that you totally depend on it. Remember, you always have a choice. At the point… Continue reading A Lesson in Desperation
This is an open letter to my friend that passed a while back. Dear Adavize, While it seemed like I moved on with life after your demise, I never for one day forgot about you. You're much too precious a person to ever forget. Though sadly now, all I have are memories to cling to,… Continue reading Good Grief