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Nurturing Our Roots – Wise & Shine
There’s a type of tree that’s planted all over Singapore. It’s known as the rain tree because of its iconic umbrella shape. Not only is it incredibly striking to look at, the sprawling canopy provides the perfect respite from the oppressive heat we experience here year-round. 512 more wordsNurturing Our Roots — Wise & Shine
What Discomfort Teaches Us — Be Inspired..!!
Here are some ways that discomfort can benefit you and why you should embrace it. A Different View If you knew it would be better for your health, would you choose to spend a few minutes walking in the chilly weather rather than staying inside? Although spending time in nature may seem like a small […]What Discomfort Teaches Us — Be Inspired..!!
4 Reasons You Might Want to Slow Down | The Art of Slow Living — Mind Beauty Simplicity
I’m sitting on the couch right now, congested as hell, a tissue box at easy reach, blanket & pillows surrounding me, & the ambiance of rain hitting the nearest window. My routine all week has been catching up on tv shows like Daisy Jones & the Six, reading & the occasional restless nap while simultaneously […]4 Reasons You Might Want to Slow Down | The Art of Slow Living — Mind Beauty Simplicity
🦋The Butterfly Effect — Workplace Navigator
In case you are not familiar, the Butterfly Effect was coined by Edward Lorenz when he found that while trying to predict a hurricane’s path; he inadvertently rounded the decimal on a weather model and the outcome was vastly different than it would have been otherwise. This became termed chaos theory and equates with outcomes being influenced by minor […]🦋The Butterfly Effect — Workplace Navigator
Mastering the Art of Attention in a World of Distractions — Wise & Shine
Constantly running from task to task takes away our attention. We make to-do lists in the shower, look at our phone regularly if not all the time, and post photos of our dishes while we have dinner. 705 more wordsMastering the Art of Attention in a World of Distractions — Wise & Shine
Feeling Burnt Out? | 5 Mindset Shifts To Consider — Mind Beauty Simplicity
I’ve been experiencing quite the burn out lately in all aspects of my life. And I’ve touched on being creatively drained quite a bit on the blog; but when I found myself drifting into this feeling with my personal life, I knew it was time to reflect, make a few changes & of course write […]Feeling Burnt Out? | 5 Mindset Shifts To Consider — Mind Beauty Simplicity
10 Caring Traditions from Around the World — Wise & Shine
After the podcast of Billy Osogo on Ubuntu, I decided to search how people around the world show kindness, whether it comes from caring tradition or generosity. This may inspire you to show kindness to yourself or someone else today. Sub Saharan Africa: Ubuntu Common to many cultures in Sub Saharan Africa, this concept was…10 Caring Traditions from Around the World — Wise & Shine
Being Present & Living in The Moment — Olivia Lucie Blake
Over the years I have struggled with the idea of living in the moment. I spent years of my life filled with anxiety and worry about the next thing. What am I going to do tomorrow? Where will I be in the next year? All to realise that having this mentality wasn’t doing my own […]Being Present & Living in The Moment — Olivia Lucie Blake
The True Meaning of Karma, How It Works and How It Helps You Improving Your Life — Wise & Shine
Karma is one of the most known concepts of Buddhism and Hinduism. At the same time, it is also one of the least understood. You may hear people speaking about having a good or a bad Karma without really knowing what it is about. Those two main Eastern religions define Karma in the same way…The True Meaning of Karma, How It Works and How It Helps You Improving Your Life — Wise & Shine
Indigenous Knowledge: A Roadmap to Belonging Again — Wise & Shine
What can we learn from Indigenous cultures about being better stewards to the natural world? After all, Indigenous Peoples were the original caretakers of the land thriving in complex societies long before the arrival of European settlers. 870 more wordsIndigenous Knowledge: A Roadmap to Belonging Again — Wise & Shine
15 Ways to Simplify Your Life for 2023
It’s the start of a new year, which commonly stands for a fresh start. And one of the best & sure fire ways to see change is to simplify life. And from personal experience, I’ve discovered simplifying can be done in a multitude of categories. Last year, I shared 15 Ways to Simplify Your Life & it received so much praisethat I wanted to share 15 more ways for this new year.
Here are 15 More Ways to Simplify Your Life in 2023
1. Create a Vision Board
I find vision boards & collages to be a creative & visual representation of my goals & aspirations. It takes me back to the days where I would spend hours cutting out magazines & making collages that I would hang on my bedroom door or closet. Back then, it was usually photos of the Jonas Brothers or…
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Why Collective Intelligence is Powerful — Wise & Shine
Alone we go faster, together we go further – African proverb To understand why collective intelligence is so powerful, I would like to invite you to think about bees. 703 more wordsWhy Collective Intelligence is Powerful — Wise & Shine
Choosing Happiness — Olivia Lucie Blake
Something I have begun to learn as I’ve gotten older is that happiness comes and goes. It’s not achievable for us to be in a state of happy all the time. Nor would I want to be. Happiness can come and go, it’s more of a fleeting emotion than one that remains. Once I learnt […]Choosing Happiness — Olivia Lucie Blake
Feel Your Feelings
We, as humans, seek safety. We yearn for security. Our same-old, same-old routine frequently becomes our safety and comfort. It may appear easier at times to operate on autopilot, with no awareness of our internal experience. It’s natural and adaptive to want to avoid things that make us uncomfortable. After all, who wants to work harder just to experience unpleasant feelings?
But you should. We are not robots, people (as much as during the painful times, it might seem appealing to be one). The price of not feeling is too high to ignore. It’s never too late to decide you’re ready to listen in! If emotional avoidance resonates with you, see if you can approach it with curiosity and non-judgment. This newfound awareness gives you an excellent opportunity to create something new and to transition into a more fulfilling way of being!
Here’s are few ways that can help you…
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