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How To Be a Better Person: 101 Ways

Be a better person

“We cannot become what we need to be, remaining what we are.” - Max Depree How does one become a better person? I remember when I was studying in university, I didn’t like myself very much. I was rude, selfish, emotionally stingy, self-centered, judgmental, highly critical,…

 

How To Improve Your Relationship With Your Parents: A Delicate Guide

Family of Love

This is the last part of a series on parents and understanding our relationship with them. How I Found Peace in My Relationship with My Parents, Part 1: A Child’s Wish How I Found Peace in My Relationship with My Parents, Part 2: A Pervasive,…

 

How I Found Peace in My Relationship with My Parents, Part 3: Revelation and Happiness

Mother and Daughter Love

This is part three of my series on parents and understanding our relationship with them. How I Found Peace in My Relationship with My Parents, Part 1: A Child’s Wish How I Found Peace in My Relationship with My Parents, Part 2: A Pervasive, Widening Gap…

 

How I Found Peace in My Relationship with My Parents, Part 2: A Pervasive, Widening Gap

Family Love

This is part 2 of a series on parents and understanding our relationship with them. How I Found Peace in My Relationship with My Parents, Part 1: A Child’s Wish How I Found Peace in My Relationship with My Parents, Part 2: A Pervasive, Widening Gap…

 

How I Found Peace in My Relationship with My Parents, Part 1: A Child’s Wish

Family love

Some of you may have noticed that I’ve never written about my parents or my relationship with them. It’s not by intention; just that there’s never been a reason to write about it. That is, until recently, as I start gaining resolution in…

 

23 Random Facts About Holland (and Conclusion on Holland Series)

Tulips

This is the last part of the 7-part Holland travel series, including how to travel to Holland, the dutch culture, dutch lifestyle, dutch environment and essential things to know about the country. In this last part of the series, I’ll round off with a random trivia…

 

Traveling in Holland: Land of Bicycles, Public Transport and Going to Other EU Countries

Holland Cycling

This is part 6 of a 7-part Holland travel series, including how to travel to Holland, the dutch culture, dutch lifestyle, dutch environment and essential things to know about the country. Land of Bicycles Holland is also known as the Land of Bicycles. Before I…

 

Living in Holland: Cost of Living and Hobbies

Living Room in a Dutch Home

This is part 5 of a 7-part Holland travel series, including how to travel to Holland, the dutch culture, dutch lifestyle, dutch environment and essential things to know about the country. Cost of Living I’ve been repeatedly warned about the high cost of living in…

 

Holland Travel Series: The Dutch Culture, Part 2

Typical family outing in Holland

This is part 4 of a 7-part travel series on Holland, including how to travel to Holland, the dutch culture, dutch lifestyle, dutch environment and essential things to know about the country. This is a continuation of part-3 of the series which is on the Dutch…

 

Holland Travel Series: The Dutch Culture, Part 1

Holland Culture

This is part 3 of a new 7-part travel series on Holland, including how to travel to Holland, the dutch culture, dutch lifestyle, dutch environment and essential things to know about the country. Thoughts on the Dutch Culture This is the Utrechtsestraat lane, at Amsterdam. It’s…

 

Traveling to Holland: Visa Preparation and Climate

Flight from Singapore to Amsterdam

This is part 2 of a 7-part travel series on Holland, including how to travel to Holland, the Dutch culture, dutch lifestyle, Dutch environment and essential things to know about the country. Traveling to Holland/Europe This section and the next discuss the technical aspects of traveling…