FINDING INNER PEACE

If there’s one thing that everyone wants, it’s probably inner peace. Yet, it’s so elusive that many people fail to experience it in their lifetime. And that’s such a tragedy as finding inner peace is akin to being free from being a “hostage” to someone or something. If it’s so important, how can we at…

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RISK OF GLOBAL RECESSION RISES AS PANDEMIC TAKES HOLD

A pandemic-driven global recession is becoming more likely by the day as the flow of goods, services and people faces ever-increasing restrictions and financial markets slump. In just the past day or so, President Donald Trump curbed travel to the United States from Europe, Italy’s government ordered almost all shops to close, India suspended most…

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MOTIVATING GOOD HABITS

Good social behaviours can be cultivated by appealing to people’s sense of values and their image and to get people to internalize habits of public hygiene and not going out to infect others when sick. We need to fight against the coronavirus, to get individuals and businesses to adopt good hygiene habits, keep public spaces…

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LOVE UNCONDITIONALLY

THERE are two aspects of loving unconditionally. The first is about comparing our children with no one but themselves. The second is to recognize, acknowledge, respect and most importantly include their strengths and weaknesses by getting them to co-create whatever plans we may have for them. Each child, like everyone else, is different and unique…

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CREATING INDEPENDENT CHILDREN

ONE of the most important goals parents must do is to create their children to be independent and able to manage themselves with minimum supervision. Let’s take a moment to reflect if we have truly created independent children. First and foremost, are we guilty of “trapping” our kids with any shackles? The shackles can come…

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