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
Scrolling through the newsfeed on Facebook is an activity I would do multiple times a day. But no more will I be attached to that site. That's right, I've stopped checking my Facebook. Moreover, the same goes for Twitter and LinkedIn. The reason? Wasting time. I cannot tell you how glad I am. The freedom … Continue reading Social Media…A Social Disaster
Here we are in 2017. We're divided as ever and internal strife is harming our lifestyle. There are those struggling to survive while others are striving to make as much money as possible. Why is this? There are those who share their deepest thoughts, but they feel as hopeless as ever. Why doesn't anyone listen? … Continue reading Why disadvantages will hinder you (with some added benefit)