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Entries from May 31st, 2011

The darker arts of body language

May 31st, 2011 No Comments

The other day I was observing a girl playing the piano. A guy approached her and was towering over her. After exchanging a few words, he literally shrank and was squatting by the piano stool. It may seem like a normal scene but it speaks volume.

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Life is a story that only time can tell

May 23rd, 2011 3 Comments

My English teacher once told me that the toughest part in the language to master  is tenses. (besides the absolutely ridiculous spelling and pronunciation). However the silver lining is that you can very quickly grasp the idea in this post. Do you realize your attitude towards time can reveal a big chunk about you?

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Mizaru, Kikazaru and Iwazaru

May 16th, 2011 No Comments

Mizaru is the monkey covering his eyes, Kikazaru is the monkey covering his ears and Iwazaru is the monkey covering his mouth. Together the three wise monkeys form the proverb, “see no evil, hear no evil and speak no evil”.

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The secrets of body language

May 12th, 2011 5 Comments

One of my earliest fascinations, and still is, is human body. Emm, body parts, no language of body, oh body language that is. The good news about body language a.k.a non verbal communication which includes eye , arm and leg movement is that it’s almost involuntary at subconscious level. Almost because some movements can be […]

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Part 3: The pursuit of happiness

May 10th, 2011 1 Comment

We talked about how consciousness determines our level of happiness with the good news that we, for the first time, can control the input, i.e. our attention. (Click here for Part 1).  That our attention can be invested in either enjoyable activities or pleasurable activities (Click here for Part 2). By definition, only enjoyable activities […]

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Part 2: The pursuit of happiness

May 6th, 2011 No Comments

If it follows that on average life is a mere 185 billions bits of information (Click here for the post), how would you have planned out your journey? (Note that of this amount, roughly a good 15%  is spent on daily tasks like eating, dressing etc). So we are left with 157 billions of it. Rightly or […]

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Exabytes (MY) 10 Anniversary Super Blogger Contest

May 5th, 2011 No Comments

I really like the EBiz Beginner hosting package with Exabytes. For only RM39 per year, I can now privately host my wordpress blog. The only regret that I had was that I registered my domain much earlier. Else RM39 comes with private hosting and domain registration for 1 full year! Also, the support staff are unquestionably […]

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Part 1:The pursuit of happiness

May 2nd, 2011 No Comments

We are usually mesmerized by the term ‘subconscious’ as it implies a sense of mysticism and unreachable domain. We amuse ourselves with dreams, psychic power and the likes. But what about consciousness? What is consciousness really?

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