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Hands

'Hands' is a heuristic approach to solving problems that uses our hands and our five fingers to help us to see our situation in a...

The Teen Brain

The teenage years are a time of confusion and frustration for parents. “I don’t know what happened to my loving, affectionate daughter....

Open Field

When you bring your child to an open field overlooking a cliff and tell him that he can go anywhere or do anything he wants, your child...

What is Essential

“It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.” ~ Antoine de Saint-Exupery Five Foot Way...

Two Woodcutters

There were two woodcutters named Ah Tee and Ah Hock. One day, they decided to hold a competition to see who could cut down the most trees...

The Teen Years

Going through the teenage years is like being shipwrecked. You get thrown into the deep ocean, clinging on to a piece of wreckage,...

Mindful Responding

"Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and...

The Oak Tree and the Reeds

Alongside a river, an oak tree and a patch of reeds grew side-by-side. The oak tree was strong and proud; its enormous trunk and branches...

Acceptance

"Release your attachments to how things 'ought' to be and instead, surrender to how they actually are." ~ Dr Shefali Tsabury Goh Beng...

The River

The river started as a tiny stream, bursting forth from the mouth of the spring with a joyful gurgle. It traipsed along merrily, greeting...

The Map of Life

We often fret over where we are heading in life. Life is like a map that is rolled up. When you first start unrolling the map, you do not...

When One Door Closes, Another Opens

"When one door closes, another opens; But we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which...

Rebuilding Trust in Relationships

We have all experienced hurt when others do not meet our expectations or do things that cause us to lose trust. This is like coming...

Growth

"Sometimes when you're in a dark place, you think you've been buried, but actually you've been planted." ~ Christine Caine Singapore Art...

Take Time to Enjoy the Journey

There are times in life when we feel empty and life loses meaning. We are focused on meeting one goal after another and completing one...

Forgiveness

“Forgiveness does not mean what happened is okay. It means not letting what happened take any more of your happiness.” ~ Michelle Maros...

Don't aim at success

"Don't aim at success. The more you aim at it and make it a target, the more you are going to miss it. For success, like happiness,...

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