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Ask Celes – Why is it So Difficult for Me to Take Action?

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Hi Celes, I’m grateful that I found your blog. It has helped me a lot in terms of perspectives and practical tips. I’ve been through a lot in the past 6 months. I used to work and reside in Brunei, but recently moved back to Penang (my home). After moving and job hunting, I found a job in Penang and have been working for the…

How to Stay Positive All the Time [Video]

How to Stay Positive All the Time [Celes.TV]

Hey everyone! 😀 Are you feeling down at the moment? Facing a setback? Well, you’re not alone. In today’s Celes.TV video, I share 5 tips on how to stay positive all the time! :) (Note: it doesn’t involve self-delusion, affirmations, or tricking yourself into thinking you’re happy when you really aren’t.)

Ask Celes: Is It Too Late to Pursue My Dreams? [Video]

Is It Too Late to Pursue My Dreams? [Celes.TV]

Hey everyone! 😀 While we’re in the middle of the life purpose series (part 3 is coming up, stay tuned), today I’m excited to address reader Marie-Anne’s question on whether it’s too late to pursue her dreams. While Marie-Anne is 60, she asks a question that’s actually shared by many even in their 20s, 30s, and…

Ask Celes: How do I Deal with Backstabbers? [Video]

How to Deal with Backstabbers? [Celes.TV]

Today, I address reader Mel’s question on how to deal with backstabbers. Watch below!! And I’m giving away a Happiness Mug; watch till the end for details! (If you’re unable to see the video above, watch it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Cg5GiwwcDE.) This is the first of my Ask Celes video series. While I used to do “Ask Celes” via articles,…

Ask Celes – I’m Getting Married and I’m Afraid of My Wife Seeing My Private Parts. Help?

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Dear Celes, I am a 25-year-old man. I am facing the biggest crisis in my life as I am going to get married. My brief background would make it clear. When I was a kid, around 10, my female cousin (around the same age) and I would sleep together. On one such occasion, her hand accidentally touched…

Ask Celes – I’ve Been Hurt Deeply Before. How Can I Restore My Faith in Relationships?

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Dear Celes, I don’t remember how I found you and your blog. What I remember is how touched I felt when I read your series “How to Move On from a Heartbreak.” At that time I was in a similar ambiguous romantic-yet-not-in-a-relationship position that you were in with G, and successfully moved on from it. I posted…

Ask Celes – Should I Marry a Guy I Don’t Love?

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Dear Celes, Thank you very much for your wonderful blog. I feel that you are very sensible woman. As you have found your true love, I’ve decided to ask you for advice — should I marry a very decent guy if I don’t feel anything more than respect and friendly feelings to him? The reason I ask is that…

Ask Celes – How Do I Encourage My Friends (and Family) to Grow?

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Hi Celes! First of all, I’d like to thank you for the great posts on PE; I’ve experienced tremendous growth in the past few months. My question is, how can I encourage my friends to become more conscious human beings, just as I have? I feel like there is so much potential inside of them,…