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The Last Alchemist (Part 2) – How To Find Your Passion

August 23rd, 2012 2 Comments

When I visit local bookstores, I can’t help but to notice the numerous books on how to seek the purpose of life, how to make life meaningful and how to rekindle the fire within. Even though I am into the ‘everything is meaningless’ camp (click here for the post), as a gap filler, I guess the […]

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Summing it all up two-zero-one-two

January 2nd, 2012 No Comments

I wasn’t a big fan of creating new year resolutions until I read back what I wrote in 2010. It was an extremely difficult exercise to complete let alone to craft the first sentence. But I guess it’s worth the effort after all. I reproduce the structure below and please grab a pen and a […]

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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? Please follow and like us:

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A great man is one sentence

April 18th, 2011 1 Comment

I find this extremely inspiring. From the book Drive, pp. 154-155, Daniel Pink wrote: In 1962, Clare Boothe Luce, one of the first women to serve in the U.S. Congress, offered some advice to President John F. Kennedy. ‘A great man,’ she told him, ‘is one sentence.’ Abraham Lincoln’s sentence was: ‘He preserved the union […]

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Six sticky posts

April 16th, 2011 9 Comments

It’s weekend and I feel like sharing 2 stories with you. I’m sure you have heard of them before, one way or another. Story 1 A friend told me that a friend of his was in Chicago on business, and decided to go out to a famous bar in town. He picked up a beautiful […]

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Mirror oh mirror, which is the greatest of them all?

April 5th, 2011 11 Comments

Have you ever wondered what is the driving force in man? There are people who are anchored in gadgets while others in power and authority. Compare the driving force in a tech junkie, a politician, a rich man and a monk. Please follow and like us:

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What can we learn from Jack Welch?

April 3rd, 2011 6 Comments

Jack Welch of General Electric (GE) fame taught us 6 principles in life: Please follow and like us:

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