Hello. Welcome to the first of a handful of Aesop's fables' translations. I am getting back into the "Classical Greek" mode of translating texts so here goes! A Fowl Plan Backfires When the mistress hears the rooster, she orders the servants to hasten out of their beds to work. The servants of the mistress are … Continue reading A Fowl Plan Backfires (Aesop’s Fable 55)
Since high school, which was around 10 years ago, I found myself embracing solitude. I've only hung out with "friends" a maximum of 6-7 times in those past 10 years. Now, I'm 24 (not in contact with any classmates or friends from the past) and have never had/made calls to any friends except for a … Continue reading 24 – No “Real” Friends? No problem.
We breathe the same air. We inhabit the same planet. We face struggles. We have different moods throughout the day. We lose our beloved. We share what bothers us. We have our bad habits, but strive to eliminate them. We have our crushes and losses. We feel hope which empowers us. We feel hopeless at … Continue reading We Are One
The alluring aura of hate is powerful. It is so easy to be engulfed by the dark powers. Think about it. We see racism, violence and intense hatred of others in our everyday lives. Why link an action of a few to an entire group of people? Why assume you know more than others about … Continue reading Hate vs. Love
Suppose life consisted of 60 years... Part 1: Ages 1-20 = Learning how to live Part 2: Ages 21-40 = Living your life Part 3: Ages 41-60 = Teaching others how to live Isn't it amazing how life works??? Could this be a simple visualization of our purpose?
"I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies, for the hardest victory is over self."Indeed, the toughest battle we face is with ourselves and our inner soul. We are sometimes lazy to get up because of the comfort of lying in bed. We eat lavishly without caring about the … Continue reading Aristotle – A Man of Incredible Thought
IntroductionImagine this. You're transported to a pyramid, but you're not alone. You find yourself accompanied by people of various ages, backgrounds and personalities. You all have one goal in mind: To escape the great pyramid! The challenge? You have to complete a set of tasks using teamwork, strategy and communication. After all, it's an all … Continue reading Pyramid Escape!
It's been 2 years since my college graduation and a 1 year and 2 months since I started working. I'm almost 24 and realizing life is speeding up. Things around me are changing, but I need to change myself, too. I need to get back into the game. Toastmasters has helped me sharpen my communication … Continue reading The Early Twenties…
The new Toastmasters year has begun as of July 1, 2017, new officers have been elected and submitted to the Toastmasters International website, and Toastmasters across the globe are excited as ever. To commemorate the new year and to guide the new officers, the TLI or Toastmasters Leadership Institute was held to fulfill these two … Continue reading Toastmasters Leadership Institute Reflection