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On Death and Living

"Death and Dying" by Wayne Wilkinson, on Flickr

The death of my colleague and friend had come as a surprise. No one had expected this at all. Her spirits were high, even as she stayed in the hospital and had not seemed to be getting better. She was only 58. At 58, she was one of the … [Read more]

Do your children inherit your fears?

"Peekaboo" by Lili Vieira de Carvalho, on Flickr

Can your fears and personality be passed on to your children? I've often wondered about this, and even more so as I've noticed a few things in my own children that makes me believe that it can. I suffer from fear of failure, so I tend to … [Read more]

By the sweat of thy brow, thou shall eat bread

"Bread in the Kitchen" by mystuart, on Flickr

For those of you familiar with the bible, you would know that the title is taken from Genesis 3:19. I'm no bible beating person, heck, I follow no religion, but I do follow some of the teachings taken across a multitude of them. This one verse (or … [Read more]

The Judgement of Parenting

"Take my hand" by Stephan Hochhaus, on Flickr

In the news today, a man found a toddler near a highway in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. The toddler's parents were outside while the toddler was napping and asked their 12 year old son to keep an eye on her. Sometime during the period, the toddler … [Read more]

If I won the lottery…

"Innumerable Riches" by Adam Ward

Another millionaire created this weekend. The lotto winner went away with TT$15.9 million (US$2.4) in a few blinks of the eye. … [Read more]

What my final year university project taught me about failure, perfectionism and handling stress

smiley face stress ball

I came across my old notebook that I used for my final year undergraduate project in Electrical Engineering. Going through it I felt a sense of nostalgia as I remembered those days — all the days and nights spent in the labs, the camaraderie with … [Read more]

How university students can plan now for future career success

Wrapping one's head around the data by Nic McPhee, on Flickr

The first year in University can be a harrowing experience. Everything is new, with new people, new classrooms and a new way of doing things. At that time, what's going to happen at the end of University does not come to mind as it is so far away. … [Read more]

How to Grow and Improve yourself by forming new habits

Air Run by Damian Gadal, on Flickr

I've been working on forming new habits in my life as a way to improve my life. This time around I'm working on getting the habit of writing. While last year I did an okay job of writing posts for my websites, it was never a habit, and thus the … [Read more]

Am I a good person?

Leo and I in happier days

My dog died today. I killed him. … [Read more]

Decisions, Decisions… how indecision may cause you to procrastinate

Door Number 3 - Decisions Decisions by Mike_tn, on Flickr

If you're anything like me, then you're a chronic procrastinator. I put off doing many tasks, even the most menial of them. And many of them are caused by indecision. … [Read more]