Time to kill Boredom

I hate being bored. Do you? Boredom creeps in when you are unengaged at the task in front of you. Or when you find yourself stuck in the queue. Most of the time we are able to tolerate boredom until the emotion subsides. There are moments where we feel such high intensity of boredom that…

What to do after a breakup 

One of life’s difficult moments is going through a break-up. You feel devastated, down and dejected inside. Outside looks so gloomy and grey. Friends told you to “move on” and “go out” but its so tough.Here are some ways to help you to overcome a break-up. 1. Remember it’s the other partner’s loss. Not yours.…

You will survive

Three simple reminders when life is difficult

Scott M. Peck stated, “Life is difficult.” Nothing could be more true than this statement. Life gives us a series of problems to solve. If we manage to solve it, we are given new problems. If we cant, life throw us with another set of problems. We are all so caught up in our own…

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Sunk Cost Explained – The reason why you are indecisive

In the last blog post, I wrote about how the Sunk Cost Fallacy prevents you from starting a new career. If you haven’t read it, read it over here. However, I didn’t explain much what Sunk Cost Fallacy means. You might be interested to learn that sunk cost fallacy has cost us missed opportunities and investments.…

Should I quit my job?

We spend at least one-third of our time at work. We derive part of your identity from our career. When we hit a career roadblock, we privately question ourselves whether to stay on the current job. Yet, we are uncertain if we should give up the comfort and seniority that we have built up along…

5 strategies for healthy eating

1. Watch out for the special occasion Never did I expect that this is a big killer. When I recount back each time I binge or give up on my diet, I traced back to the moment I give in to ‘the special occasion’. The special occasion can be a festive gathering (countdown party), a…

3 things you should know about Relapse Prevention

1. Relapse is a process. It is not an event. Most people think that a relapse is spontaneous or happen instantly. In reality, there are various stages that a person goes through before the final act of using and drinking. At each stage, he/she is presented with the opportunity to take a different action. Thus, preventing…