You know that voice. You’ve heard it so many times when you were growing up when you vowed and declared you’d never use it. But here you are saying the same thing. Read the rest of this entry »
Archive for January, 2014
How you speak says everything.
Do you know your own comfort seeking behaviours?
People do all sorts of things for all sorts of reasons. But ultimately, one big reason for doing anything is to do for the feeling it brings. Read the rest of this entry »
How safe are discount airline flights?
Inconvenience and discomfort are hardly hazards. But our return flight home on Singapore Airlines discount subsidiary, Scoot Airlines, highlighted the risks that go with barebones flying. Read the rest of this entry »
Cuddles are good for us.
Contact is cultural. In some parts of the world, many words are offered to express simple ideas. Whilst in others, using a few quiet words means a lot. But there is one type of communication that speaks more powerfully than words and that’s touch. Read the rest of this entry »
“Did you know each cup is filled with love?” And, “Our trendy accessories are guaranteed to make you blissfully happy” “… while you dream of a supreme lifestyle of pleasurable living in our exclusive luxury estate”. What a load of baloney! Read the rest of this entry »
What is going on in that head?
Visiting a place like Phuket in Thailand it’s impossible not to notice the emphasis on good looks. Being a beach culture the emphasis is on good times, partying, and physicality. So it’s such a shame that it can be so ugly. Read the rest of this entry »
Wot is "comslikated"?
Nothing looks complicated from a distance. Look out from a mountain across fields, cities, or suburbs and everything seems neatly arranged into patterns and clean lines. But come closer and life is far from orderly and complete. Read the rest of this entry »
Being talked at too much is enough to overwhelm us.
Hey look! Sex! Celebrity! Violence! Action! Shock! Cash! Getting your attention is the currency of our times. Read the rest of this entry »
Be honest with yourself.
Nobody wants to listen to ideal ideas. They want to see living proof. Too many of us are caught up in idealized thinking that doesn’t amount to a hill of beans. Read the rest of this entry »