Category Archives: relationship

Life’s Conflicts

Conflict in life is not only common but also unavoidable. Hollywood is known to make dramas out of human conflicts (e.g. hero and villains). In real life, each individual is different.  Chance of us getting cross-threaded happens more than Hollywood can … Continue reading

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Everyone Is Different

Despite our similarities, each of us operates from our own frame of references, set of values, and filters.  Safe to say that no two individuals are identical.  And frustration results when we talk past each other. To connect, according to … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 4 Feb 2018

As a nod to meditation, the exercise of detaching oneself is useful in observing one’s mind in action.  It is a lofty goal that I am still a trying student.  Nevertheless I do notice my various emotional states from time … Continue reading

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We Are More Alike (Than Different)

Came across a TedTalk by Tom Chi (below) that really had me thinking about the topic that we are more alike than different. I believe many would agree with Tom, in principle, that everything is connected.  But hearing the way … Continue reading

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RIP Jetta

My car died today.  That was an epiphany after the shop mechanic gave me his diagnosis:  “It is just not going to run right on three cylinders”  he said. My car was a 15 years old Volkswagen Jetta. Thought it … Continue reading

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Catching Myself

Meditative observations from my common life: Panicking – tingling in my skull, heart jumping out of my throat.  Suddenly fight or flight appears my only choice.  Such a terrible feeling that I can only hope it’s a nightmare, so I … Continue reading

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Never Give Up On Your Dream

Yes, “never give up on your dream” may sound like platitude. But ask, have you ever run out of juice in this journey of life, got confused about your direction in the midst of chaos, or  felt abandoned by the … Continue reading

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Human Drama

Human drama is a tautology. Because human beings are complex and hard to understand.  Invariably our emotion gets the best of us whether it’s love, hate, anger, hope, etc.  you name it.  Hence, the drama. History is paved with examples … Continue reading

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Emotional Potential

  Emotion like an untamed animal roams through our lives, if unchecked. It can tear our facade, ignite our feeling, and hasten our action. In its purest form, emotion is electric charge travel through our nerves. Like an electric storm,  … Continue reading

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What Augmentation?

When we compare, we judge (not a value statement but a fact).  Are they the same, different, and by how much? Before crossing a street, we ask, in our own mind: is it safe to proceed?  We evaluate the traffics … Continue reading

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