THE LIFE OUTSIDE THE BOX: Discovering the other possibilities in life through creativity and innovation Aug 03, 2017

Among the gadgets in the kitchen the knife appears as the most simple tool. It is not as flashy as the electronic machines that make kitchen tasks so much lighter. Yet it is unimaginable to have a kitchen without this unassuming knife. Actually, scientists consider this humble tool as the first...

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Stress Management: Overcoming Stress By Fighting It Out From Within Jul 29, 2017

What is that one thing we can do to ourselves that can turn our lives from bad to worst?

Stress out! 

Stress can make existing problems worst. Minor problems turn into major ones as stress overpowers the capacity of the body and the mind to cope.  Relationship problems become...

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Resilience: Lessons from the Bamboo Jul 21, 2017

Did you know that the bamboo is not a tree but a grass? It does not have a sturdy trunk but a hollow, slender stem that readily sways with a gentle breeze. With its humble stance, the bamboo is often mistaken as a fragile species. But according to a Japanese proverb: “In time, even the...

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Behavioural Self-Control: Giving the Helm Back to The Master Jul 06, 2017

Life on earth, thinkers say, is paradoxical. As humans we are supposed to be the most intellectual species on this planet, capable of managing our affairs and putting order into our existence. But we display behaviours sometimes worse than what animals do. We don’t have to dig into research...

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Mirror Mirror On The Wall – Accurate Self Assessment Jun 29, 2017

What would have happened in the Snow White story if the magic mirror did not tell the wicked stepmother the truth that Snow White has surpassed her beauty?

Well, unlike the step mother in the story, we won’t have the movie that captured the hearts and imagination of many children to help us...

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Self Awareness Brings What Is Inside Out Jun 21, 2017

Do you know that the movie “Inside Out” was born out of a father’s confusion of his teenager’s attitude?

The film’s director and writer, Peter Docter, wanted to make a movie out of his effort to understand his child, but his consultations with several psychologists...

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