Empathy is the ability to understand and share the feelings of another. Everybody is different, and because of that we each have different levels of natural empathy based on the experiences we’ve had growing up. However, I have developed the belief overtime that everyone is capable of becoming more empathetic with conscious effort, even if … More Empathy and Compassion Culture
I’ve found getting to know people from all places and walks of life fascinating, and something that broadens ones understanding of the world and different points of view. One of the best ways to do that is through apps and websites online, and it’s an opportunity technology has given us that wasn’t present 50 years … More The intricacies of online communication
This is me Joseph, hairless and afraid. Tomorrow I embark on the start of a 2 year journey into military that is compulsory for Singapore citizens like myself. There will be many hardships through this time; there will be lots of physical training, I will have to submit to authority and be more disciplined and … More A New chapter
It’s that time of year where we all do our reflections on the past year and think about what we want to achieve in the year to come. I’ve never really jumped on that bandwagon before, partially because I usually end up doing self reflections every few weeks. Yet somehow I feel compelled to write … More Old year, New year
Home. It seems like a rather clichéd and monotonous thing to think about. We all have a pretty clear idea of what it means; on the surface a home is defined as the place a person lives, usually in a permanent or semi-permanent setting. In our lives, it’s a place where we feel safe and … More Home, a story.
Check this out! A great way to look at ones own mind and the ways to deal with an overwhelming sense of guilt when we have had a lazy day. Just click the link below and have a read! The adjective “productive” is always thought to be a positive one, yet it’s something that I … More An addiction to productivity? By Grace. F
Whenever I get sick I think about this poem of sorts I wrote once in a state of utter despair. I was bedridden for days just lying flat on my back wondering if I would ever see the world outside again… Note I tend to hyperbolise life quite a bit, which can be both a … More Why does it hurt to be weak?
Christmas is a time of celebration, a time to come together to commemorate the birth of Jesus Christ. Over time it has become a global event which anyone can partake in. There are carols, games, movies and opportunities to exchange gifts and bring smiles to peoples faces. As a Christian this means a whole lot … More Christmas contemplations
This is a poem I wrote about the repetitive nature of life. It was a time where things seemed repetitive and futile in my own with school exams and training taking up every waking minute of my day. This poem served as a personal reminder to see the better things in life and be more … More Growing season
Let me start of by saying that willing myself to write my first word on this post took a day, a whole 24 hours to accomplish. You can probably guess by now that I’m not the most outgoing person. On the contrary I find myself often wishing myself away as soon as I’m asked to … More To post or not to post?