It seems like these days many people complain about how useless their degrees are and how it was a waste of time, effort and finances. I used to be the same, resenting my degree, blaming people for the arduous years of university I've had to endure. But now at long last, at the end of … Continue reading Is Your Degree Worth It?
Sometimes we feel stuck, and we feel bad when we look at how well others are doing, other people with the life, body, career that we wish we had. But to compare yourself with anyone except yourself is not a fair comparison. How could it ever be? You should not be competing with anyone but … Continue reading Comparison
I watched a TED talk recently about living to not regret anything. In it, Iman Aghay talks about his own experience of near death in his youth and the profound impact it had on his perspective of life and the life he had so far lived. Upon his miraculous recovery he felt deeply grateful to … Continue reading Dying Regrets, Living Regrets
Appearances, self image, how we view ourselves is paramount and affects us in everything we do. Yet our physical appearance and how others see us, can be very different from how we view ourselves - our self image. We all hold certain beliefs about ourselves, which manifests as particular traits we believe are part of … Continue reading Keeping Up Appearances
For those who have concrete dreams, goals of things they want, it is easier to know how they might get there because they know the end point they want to arrive at. But what about those who aren't quite sure what they want, what their passions and dreams are? A friend of mine said something … Continue reading For Those Who Don’t have a Dream
"Time you enjoy wasting, was not wasted" John Lennon A written publication for The Seeds 4 Life. We feel most joyful when we can express ourselves— who we are and what we are passionate about. It doesn’t have to be something big, just something meaningful to you, something that you enjoy and makes you happy. It … Continue reading Time You Enjoy Wasting, Was Not Wasted
A written publication for The Seeds 4 Life. "Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is a gift, which is why we call it the present.” ― Bill Keane It's our human nature to regret the past - a mistake we made, a decision we should of made or a chance we didn't take. We … Continue reading Yesterday is History
Meditation can appear to be a mysterious, elusive topic that got many fascinated. Meditation has moved from spiritual, being exclusive to practices of Buddhist monks to the average, unassuming public, probably because of popular culture of the practice of mindfulness which is a good thing in fact! The more open people are to other views, the more people … Continue reading Meditation
"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence is not an act, but a habit." Aristotle Most of us are not simply born good at things, although you could say that there is the rare occasion of talent. But even talent alone is not enough to make someone exceptional. Someone who is talented is not as good as someone who puts … Continue reading Excellence, a Habit.
It can be scary thinking about the future. Sometimes our big future goals can seem a mammoth task in which we don't even know where to begin. We can't see how we're possibly going to achieve them. And so we feel discouraged before we've even started. It's not that our end goals are unachievable or unrealistic but without … Continue reading Rituals, Habits, Goals.