Becoming the Fearless Radical Optimist

They say I am fearless but crazy.  They tell me that I am making a huge mistake and I will live to regret it. Behind my back, they snicker and say that I am a reckless and irresponsible mother. That I am not only ruining my own life, but my daughter's as well. They cannot imagine WHY I would ...

The Moment I Fell In Love

In the past, I have always confused love with attachment. I was always seeking something in return from my object of desire. I needed constant affirmations from the person I adored. In fact, I was running on empty and was searching to be filled up from someone else. I did not realise that attachment is more about fear and dependency. Attachment is more about self-preservation and self-gratification. This was why most relationships fall apart. People feed off on one another, instead of nurturing each other.

HOW THE PHILIPPINES TAUGHT ME TO LOVE MALAYSIA

It all began when a dear Singaporean friend told me about a man with white hair who builds houses for the poor and is turning every slum in the Philippines into a middle class community, and that his NGO is the only platform that unites the rich and the poor, competing brands and businesses, and even rival politicians.

怎么我们愿意委曲求全呢?

任何人都不应该退而求其次。

这样的话我们听得太多了,不是吗?

但是我们真的有听进心里去和用在生活上吗?

很多人委屈求全,可能因为心里感到恐惧,也可能是因为他们不懂得更好的解决方法。

出乎意料的是,很多人在他们的生活、婚姻和工作上等等都愿意退而求其次。

The Courage to Love the Broken

Courage means different things to different people. For some, it takes courage to just get out of bed and face the day. For others, it is about breaking another barrier or limiting belief in themselves. To me, nothing demands more courage than opening my heart to love and allowing someone else in. That is the scariest thing to me. Because ...

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