Hello, Im from Singapore and while looking for self improvement tips, I came acroos this forum and began reading through some of the topics which I found useful but I am unable to apply them onto…Continue
"It's been some months since Ive last visited this nice forums. Yes Daniel, finding a purpose in life is important. Now I just focus on improving what I can directly make an impact on instead of lamenting how things should have been. Im…"
"There is some good advice here. Why is academic success in such a small pool of people so important to you? Is the value of your life directly tied to how many people you beat in some university exams? Maybe you need to examine your purpose in life.…"
"First of all be proud of your accomplishments not your innate abilities. One you can change or do the other was an accident of genetics (or act of God, whichever you believe). Second, you shouldn't be "showy" or a…"
"Can we still be showy and proud after failing or facing setbacks which slowed us down for years? Each time people rake up our failures when comparing or in arguments, how can we be sure and erase these self doubts that we arent as good, just like…"
You learn from your mistakes. You made two mistakes early in your life. The first was you looked down on others who were not as 'competent' as you were. The second is you didn't pick yourself up, dust…"
"Thanks for sharing, Rob.. Im beginning to derive my conclusion to making my life more meaningful and also develop more resilience to failures thanks to everyone who took their time to share with me advice and from various books and sources.. Late at…"
"Just got the book Failing Forward, eager to get started on reading it after looking 5 bookstores for it before finding an available copy. :)
Thanks for ur insight Andre. :)
About what u mentioned on 'Decide what makes you feel good and if you…"
"Even the best and brightest people in history failed at one time or another. Failure happens to everyone, it what you do afterwards which makes the difference and it seems that you have learned something about yourself and can come out better…"
"Having a setback is usually how people make progress. It's what makes them realize their plan wasn't working. It doesn't matter how you realize your values are flawed as long as you make a change. It would be much…"
"To add on, I was not such a nice person when things were going well for me as mentioned earlier, I was proud and complacent and despised people I deemed to be less smart/ competent.. It is more depressing that such an action made me contradict…"
"I suggest you start by reading John Maxwell's book "Failing Forward." You'll learn that everyone fails and you'll learn how to deal with it and what to take from it. There is always someone better than you, and…"
Hello, Im from Singapore and while looking for self improvement tips, I came acroos this forum and began reading through some of the topics which I found useful but I am unable to apply them onto myself as Im not a practical person so to speak. Let me just give a quick background of myself and go on to my inner conflicts and let's hear from some of your kind advice. :)Where I came from is a small and highly competitive country. From young, I have excelled in my studies up till pre- college. I…See More
"In short, it's time to move on.
There really is nothing to be gained by gestures or hoping to draw it out or change her mind (bar more disappointment), just let it go (easier said than done, I know, but that is life).
Chances are, you…"
"Um...first off, my anti-gun for self defense friend...ironic avatar you got there considering your argument. Which I shall now dismantle.
Actually, the saying goes: "Don't bring a knife to a gun fight." So there goes the first part…"
"I think that there's some truth to the essay, but I think that overthinking ways to reform that aspect of things can exacerbate that very problem. Trying to contrive artificial ways to get people to bond is exactly the kind of thing that…"
"I'd like to chime in to second this. I didn't believe that a crystal deodorant could possibly work, but I decided to give one a shot a few months ago after becoming tired of my clothes being ruined by antiperspirants.
A crystal is not an…"