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?”

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?”

When and how did you start to realize that your life has been controlled by money and that it doesn’t buy you happiness?

When I got my degree, I didn’t want to find a job. I saw my seniors find work and slowly had their souls sucked out of them. I didn’t want to be a corporate slave, stuck in the rat race. I first worked for a non-profit. I was going to live my life in service toContinue reading “When and how did you start to realize that your life has been controlled by money and that it doesn’t buy you happiness?”