This book reads like a self-help book but more philosophical in nature. Like all self-help books, it may sound logical and transcendental which provokes the feeling of “This is a new way of looking at life I have never look before”, but time will tell if the philosophy is sound, at least for now, it … Continue reading Book review: Status Anxiety by Alain de Botton
I will share 5 truths from the book to you: TRUTH 1 THE FEAR WILL NEVER GO AWAY AS LONG AS I CONTINUE TO GROW. TRUTH 2 THE ONLY WAY TO GET RID OF THE FEAR OF DOING SOMETHING IS TO GO OUT AND DO IT. TRUTH 3 THE ONLY WAY TO FEEL BETTER ABOUT … Continue reading Feel the fear and do it anyway
Shaun, treat yourself better. In case you forgot to treat yourself, remind yourself of ways: Listen to soothing music Take a warm bath. Get a massage. Buy yourself a rose. Go to a pet store and play with the animals. Walk on a scenic path in a park. Visit a zoo. Stop and smell some … Continue reading Good things to do to yourself
I guess everyone has stories of their life, their ups and downs. These are the extremes of my life, which is not so extreme after the event and I thought about it. Not having “appropriate” clothes to wear. E.g. wearing a sweater that is 3 years old. Fail to drive on first day of form … Continue reading Things that I once thought was the end of me
I am rereading the book How to stop worrying and start living by Dale Carnegie. This book talks about worry and anxiety and how to overcome them. The first chapter said that to stop worrying, live life day by day. Live your day until the end of the day when you go to sleep. The … Continue reading Living a Day-tight-comparment
I has not been the most social guy, or even decently social. I was anti social many times, not going out with friends, etc. However, things happen in the last few years that changed me for the better. The first is the breakup with my girlfriend. I think my bad attitude and my unwillingness to socialise … Continue reading What made me social?