Can I live without my mobile phone?

I’m about to go replace my mobile phone battery. During this time, I may be without a phone. I am wondering: Can I live without my phone? I use my phone for so many things. But it also has many negative side effects, such as neck pain and shoulder aches. It’s also a great timeContinue reading “Can I live without my mobile phone?”

What exactly is depression and why do so many have it?

Imagine you were driving a car for the first time. You’ve been to driving school, so you know the rules of the road. As you get behind the wheel, you see lots of different indicators on the dashboard, each with their own funny symbol. You don’t know what they mean, but that’s okay, you think.Continue reading “What exactly is depression and why do so many have it?”

How do you cope with depression in order to function?

I’m sorry you are feeling this way. I know it’s terrible. Let me try to shed some light on your situation so that you have an idea what’s going on. The reason you are having a lot of negative thoughts is because your mind is idle. The reason your mind is idle is because youContinue reading “How do you cope with depression in order to function?”

What will happen if all forms of “money” disappears; including cash, digital money and precious metal?

The world would become a kinder, more compassionate place to live. People would help each other out, look out for each other. Hey, I have 82 oranges. Could I give you some in exchange for a bottle of cooking oil? I really do have 82 oranges. In other words, people would go back to bartering.Continue reading “What will happen if all forms of “money” disappears; including cash, digital money and precious metal?”

Building my social media bubble

During the General Elections in 2015, many of my friends were convinced that the ruling party would receive a sound thrashing at the polls.  So when it turned out that the opposite was true, many could not believe it.  The same thing happened in the U.S. Presidential Elections last year. Many of my friends wereContinue reading “Building my social media bubble”

Strategic procrastination

Hello. My name is Daniel. And I’m a procrastinator.  Everyone procrastinates. The only difference is whether procrastinate works for us or against us.  The things we procrastinate are usually the most important things that we need to be working on at any point of time.  To-do lists don’t work. Well, they do work in termsContinue reading “Strategic procrastination”

What is life like for poor people in Singapore?

I had a friend once. She was a single elderly lady. She lived in a one-room flat with her nephew. Every day, she would go to the nearby church where she ate lunch and helped out with feeding the dog, folding pamphlets and such. The dog’s name was Ginny, and she (the dog) listened toContinue reading “What is life like for poor people in Singapore?”