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How to Find Your Purpose: The Blueprint

Are you one of the lucky few who knew exactly what you wanted to do with your life after schooling? Or are you stuck in a job that doesn’t mean much to you, and you work just to survive? If you’re still figuring out what you were meant…

What On Earth Am I Here For?

“What on earth am I here for? Why am I here, why do I exist? What is my purpose in life? Was my life just an accident? How can I live a meaningful life? How do I find my passions, my callings, my dreams? Why me?” Have these questions ever bugged you before? Have you tried reading dozens of books about motivation, drive, spirituality, religion, the ‘laws of attraction’ and thousands of similar self-help books…

Self-expression: What is it and why is it important for everyone?

There are a multitude of ways to express what is authentic to you, whether through speech, drawing, singing, dancing or even the way you dress. Cultural, societal and familial conditioning of what to say/not to say or do (e.g. “big boys don’t cry”) leads us to suppress our emotions and thoughts within us, which is unhealthy for our mental and emotional well-being. In some extreme cases, this suppression can even affect our physical health…

Achieving balance in your life

How do some people seem to maintain the elusive ‘work-life balance’ that many of us are searching for? Ms Loo Mei Yee, a Professional Certified Coach (International Coach Federation) and the General Manager of Executive Coach International, shares her insights.

5 Sure-fire Ways to Manage Stress

Not all stress is bad — stress can work as a good motivator to get things done. But when there is too much of it, stress could lead to increased risks of health problems, including heart disease, obesity, asthma, gastrointestinal problems and even premature death.

Though there may be many methods of reducing stress — exercising, eating well, sufficient rest, meditation, massage, aromatherapy, laughter, counselling — here are the 5 basic but often-forgotten ways to manage stress…