Grow Good Corn

James Bender, in his book "How to Talk Well" relates the story of a farmer who grew award winning corn. Each year he entered his corn in the state fair where it won a blue ribbon. One year a newspaper reporter interviewed him and learned something interesting about how he grew it. The reporter discovered that [...]

Shit Happens?

It was a very cold winter night! A sparrow had spent two nights out with only the meagre shelter of a tree. He decided that he couldn't survive a third night, so he left the tree to find a better shelter. As he flew he got colder and colder, until his little wings froze solid and he fell to the ground. As he [...]

5 Lessons from Geese

It is interesting that we can learn a lot of things in this world from different sources. We can learn from our parents, teachers, mentors, nature and even animal species. In fact, we can even pick up some lessons from geese! 🙂 Below are 5 facts and lessons I picked up from the internet and would like to share with [...]

Spread Your Light – Help Victims of Philippines Typhoon Haiyan

Super Typhoon Haiyan made landfall onto the Philippines on 8th November 2013, bringing sustained winds of more than 300 kilometres per hour. Communities in Visayas suffered direct hits, with death toll surpassing 3,680 with close to 4,000,000 left homeless. The effects of this Philippines typhoon are massive. If you [...]


  Do you sometimes feel lost and unable to move forward? Do you sometimes feel that there seems to be too many things requiring your attention and action? It's okay to ask for help. Sometimes we get overwhelmed with the details and complexities of our lives. Sometimes we need some help to get untangled, [...]

Life Challenges

  Life is always so interesting and can be liken to a river flowing to its destination, which could be an apt description as we sometimes hear phrases such as "Go with the flow", "Go with the current", "Don't go against the current" etc. Yes, you may also agree that life can throw unexpected curveballs at [...]