Browsing posts tagged: perspective
time perspective.

Some very cool insight on time perspective & how it manifests through our culture. I’d say I teeter-totter between present hedonistic & future-oriented. How about you?

the value of modesty.

I think genuine modesty has more practical value than people realise. Say you recieve praise for something you have a knack for. Most of us have heard it before–“hey you’re pretty good at that!”, “hey, where’d you learn to do that so well?”. Obviously, the more praise recieved, the bigger tendency there is for people’s […]

Brisbane VS Vancouver – 2nd Generation Asian Culture

Since Brisbane is a relatively young city (it wasn’t incorporated until 1902), I feel the tension of narrow mindedness more than I’m used to; especially racially. I realise that Vancouver is a young city too (it was incorporated as a city in 1886). However, I can’t help but to notice how much more comfortable I […]

spreading yourself too thin.

I’ll admit that I’m one of those people with a staggering number of “friendly acquaintances”. I’m loaded with all the right questions and am programmed with all the right reactions to make someone new feel comfortable. In retrospect, I realise that I’ve had something of an addiction for meeting new people. It was always enticing […]