Personal Diaries: Family Bond – Reconnecting with my those who matter

As my five-year trip away from my family came to a close, let me take a moment to reflect about family bond. A few years ago, I would never think how important is to stay connected with my roots, and most of all with my parents. When I left my home country five years ago in pursuit of my dreams, I knew that my life will be full of travel. I was excited to see the world and thrilled to meet people from all walks of life. Most of all, I wanted to live my own adventure; an adventure that was full of changes and life lessons. It was then that I realized the importance of family bond and love. A Constant Change You know what they say, “the only thing constant is change.” Today, everything changes so quickly, and if it happens to follow a similar career to mine,…

Being Positive It’s a Mind Game

Our mind generates thousands of small fleeting thoughts. In fact, we can have up to 65,000 thoughts per day. According to scientists, 65% – 80% of our thoughts are negative and about 98% of our daily thoughts are identical to the thoughts we had the day before. Quite boring, isn’t it? We tend to trap our mind in a vicious circle of negative thoughts following the same pattern over and over. It really sounds exhausting! Observing your Thoughts There is never a moment we stop thinking. We make thoughts even when we don’t realize it. These small fleeting thoughts coming in and out of our conscious mind have a significant impact on the way we feel and act. This is why sometimes we experience shifts in our mood without being able to explain the logical thinking behind it. One moment we are happy, the next gloomy. What happen in between?…