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Overcoming Fear

June 13th, 2013 No Comments

I recently read George Soros’ The New Paradigm for Financial Markets: The Credit Crisis of 2008 and What It Means, a bargain book I got off Big Bad Wolf 2012. Having read the author’s Alchemy of Finance, this 162 page book further refines his idea on reflexivity. While I don’t claim to understand every single […]

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Of Greed and Fear

May 19th, 2013 No Comments

It is said that the two greatest emotions are greed and fear. It moves anything that has a price action in it. Which is exactly why and how the stock market, the property market, the foreign exchange market or any markets move through a cycle of ‘boom and bust’ (just as how the legendary George Soros coined it) […]

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“And what is good, Phaedrus, and what is not good…Need we ask anyone to tell us these things?”

October 18th, 2012 No Comments

“Truth is what sets us free, not purpose. I found my purpose because I was looking for truth.” – Nick Vujicic Please follow and like us:

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The Liberation of Choice

October 7th, 2012 No Comments

When the master says the first step is to build choices, I thought hey, this guy’s onto something. It took me some time to digest his words. Building choices is different from making the right choices. He, of course, is none other than Richard Bandler, the co-creator of neuro-linguistic programming (NLP). Please follow and like us:

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The last alchemist

August 23rd, 2012 2 Comments

Does the end justify the means or does the means justify the end?   How would one decide? Please follow and like us:

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The Vipassana Meditation & The Quietest Room in the World

April 14th, 2012 No Comments

“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?”  “That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,” said the Cat.   “I don’t much care where–” said Alice.  “Then it doesn’t matter which way you go,” said the Cat.  “–so long as I get SOMEWHERE,” Alice added as […]

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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. Please follow and like us:

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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”. Please follow and like us:

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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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I’m going crazy

April 27th, 2011 No Comments

We talked about cars going crazy because of some random Macbook (Click here for the first post). Randomness is a strange thing in our lives but a silent force to reckon with! Please follow and like us:

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