The Playful Present

  The present is a gift inviting us to open our doors. It flowers when we can embrace our history and welcome all  doors of possibilities of our future.  This means that we allow ourselves to touch and heal past wounds, and live without anxiety of the unseen...

The Dark Side of Pursuing Happiness

The search for happiness is one of the chief sources of unhappiness. – Eric Hoffer (1954) Have you considered that there is something dysfunctional about our deep cravings for the pursuit of happiness? It’s like most things in our lives. If we eat too much of...

Sacred Places: A Space to Be

  Places affect us. In the buzzing ambience of my home country Singapore, most public spaces have a drone of chatter from the coffee-shops (the orders of your “Kopi-O!” are yelled out by the waiter to the person at the counter making your coffee), a pan-zooming...