Category Archives: Positive Learning

Dead Poet Society


A chat group which was formed to organize a Chinese New Year (CNY) gathering among my ex-colleagues was somehow transformed into a Book and Poetry Chat Group after that meeting, as the wisdom and bond which was reinforced outside the workplace, … Continue reading

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The Noble Eightfold Path – Right Speech


I am currently almost done reading the book Mindfulness – A Practical Guide to Awakening by Joseph Goldstein. This book was recommended to me by a classmate from my MOOC Coursera class Buddhsim and Modern Psychology conducted by Prof Robert Wright from Princeton … Continue reading

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Buddhism in Modern Times – CD recording by Ajahn Brahm


My brother passed me this CD and a couple more recently. These are the recordings of speeches by Ajahn Brahm during his trips to Singapore. I had heard these speeches live and thoroughly enjoy hearing them again. Ajahn Brahm was born Peter Betts … Continue reading

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Gary Tang


A few years ago (it could even be a decade ago), Mike and I were shopping at IMM when he was approached by a Financial Adviser, or more commonly known as Insurance Agent, from Prudential to purchase a policy. We … Continue reading

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Goal Setting Strategy by Martha Beck


Most people are familiar with goal setting. Just recently, I sat my sons down and we wrote down their goals for 2011. I used the method I was taught in the corporate world for setting goals, and that is SMART – … Continue reading

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Things just for me!


I feel so blessed this week I feel I should document it all down. I’m so well-loved. My friends think of me whenever they have something nice. On Monday, I met Ms Teh for lunch. In case you don’t know, … Continue reading

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September Appreciation Note


The Mooncake Festival (or the Mid-Autumn Festival) is my favourite time of the year. I’d make time to slow down and admire the beauty of the full moon and partake in family bonding by sharing of mooncakes with family members. (Except … Continue reading

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