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These 50 Quotes About Letting Go Have Successfully Helped Me To Move On

Letting go is one of the hardest things we have to pick up in life. It’s hard because it’s something that we don’t want to do but we know we NEED to do. I am sure we have all been there. As we grow older, there will be more things we have to learn to let go. Friendships that we once treasured, relationships with the people we love but just don’t work out or simply bad habits/situations that we have been staying stuck with for a long time, and I…

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See What Over 2000 Reddit Users Says About "What's The Saddest Thing You Ever Done To Fit In?"

When was your last time to do something you don’t like just to fit in the environment? I remember I had a time when I first entered university and was afraid to be unable to make friends. What I did was to join several cultural nights where I drank cans of beer when I actually hate beer. It was terrible. We have all been there. We all have tried to change ourselves just to fit in the crowd, out of social insecurity. You are not alone. A question was raised in…

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How The School Makes Us Unlearn Creativity And What We Can Do About It

When adults are given a box, they just see a box. When children are given a box, they can imagine a lot more different things… Maybe it’s the home for a puppy? Maybe we can make a toy car out of it?… Somehow, schools make us “unlearn” creativity. As a child, we used to be creative; but once we entered school, we learned to be discipline and to be careful not to make any mistakes. Sir Ken Robinson said in his famous TED Talk Do schools kill creativity,[1] What we do know…

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How To Be More Interesting? Talk About Your Feelings Not Facts

It’s your first day of work. On your first step into the company, you were bombarded with unfamiliar faces. Your eagerness to meet new colleagues urged you to say something but you couldn’t find an interesting topic to start with. Anxious about your words. Fear about leaving a boring impression to the others. Palms are sweating. How not to be boring? Is being boring an inherent quality? What makes a person interesting? The following qualities may come to your mind: Sense of humor, Extraordinary life experience. However, these qualities do…

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This Is What Real Life Romance Is Like: Be Curious About What Your Partner Does

If someone were to ask you about romance, how would you define it? What does it entail and mean to you? Hollywood does a great job of giving us a very distorted view on what romance is, and sets unrealistic expectations when it comes to our own relationships. Movies like The Notebook or Dear John, for example, have personally given me unrealistic expectations when it comes to love and romance. I mean, who wouldn’t want the love of their life to build them a home exactly the way they wanted?…

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I Played A Game About Animals And Connected Deeply With Someone In Less Than 5 Minutes

I want to share a game with you. This game will reveal something surprising. It’s something nice for ice-breaking with some newly-met friends, and a great way to reconnect with your long known friends. To make the game works, promise me, don’t scroll over all the text to get to the results. Deal? Are you ready? The Game I want you to think of three animals right now. The first three animals that come to your mind, what are they? These animals can be any kind. Just one condition, make sure you…

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The Best Zombie Movie Ever: But It’s Not About Zombie, It’s About Human Nature

Asian movies are seldom nominated for Oscars. Yet, there are a lot of hidden gems. One of them in recent months is a Korean zombie thriller called Train to Busan. So far it has grossed $87.5 million worldwide and has set multiple records in different places in Asia like Malaysia, Hong Kong, Singapore, etc. What made it an unstoppable force? Unlike ordinary zombie movies, this one is not about zombie actually. It’s about human nature. It triggers a lot of questions that you normally won’t ask yourself: What would you do when you’re…

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