Category Archives: Positive Learning

Taking Chances


It all started with this quote in today’s newspaper I sent to WT, which he responded that he thought Chance plays a part too. Chance – the occurrence of events in the absence of any obvious intention or cause (dictionary) … Continue reading

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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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