Shuying Ke

Author name: Shuying Ke

5 life lessons you never knew from The Matrix

When The Matrix first came out, people were wowed by not only the groundbreaking action sequences, but also the philosophical grandeur and metaphysical implications of the movie. We asked ourselves: What if we are all living in a dream? What if reality exists only in our minds? Are we like the prisoners in Plato’s cave…

Personal development: 5 reasons to invest in YOU

You are your most important asset in life. Taking ownership of your own development and growth brings untold benefits – not only enabling you to stay ahead of the curve in an increasingly competitive marketplace, but more importantly, maximising the quality, richness, and beauty of your life.

How To Do What You Love

If you Google the phrase, “do what you love”, you would get a million hits. The views are split down the middle, into two camps – (1) the staunch believers who say, YES ABSOLUTELY DO WHAT YOU LOVE AND NEVER SETTLE (this includes technopreneur Steve Jobs and philosopher Alan Watts), and (2) the pragmatists who say ‘do what you love’ is fluffy advice – bite the bullet and go work hard at something until you’re good enough to be passionate about it.

Want to be happy? Know yourself.

Often people attempt to live their lives backwards: they try to have more things, or more money, in order to do more of what they want so that they will be happier. The way it actually works is the reverse. You must first be who you really are, then do what you really need to do, in order to have what you want.
– Margaret Young