When We Look, What Do We Really See?

A deep sharing by Amy Herman in her TED talk titled "A lesson on looking" So sometimes, things just warrant a closer look, and that closer look may just change our entire perspective. A convenient outlet for such thinking is art. By looking at art pieces and sculptures, sometimes what they portray can be totally… Continue reading When We Look, What Do We Really See?

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Learning with a Twist

Sometimes, what you learn is so mind blowing that it can be quite hard to describe. Here's something I learnt from a seminar today. Some of the richest people in the world are also the ones with the highest levels of debt. People such as Donald Trump, a billionaire, who has more than $1 billion… Continue reading Learning with a Twist

3 Ways to Save More Money

Wendy De La Rosa shares 3 psychological tricks that can help us save more money in this TED talk. 1. Harness the power of pre-commitment. We normally think about ourselves in 2 ways: our current self and our future self. Since your future self is perfect, use that to your advantage. So for instance, say… Continue reading 3 Ways to Save More Money

Before Marie Kondo, there’s..

Enter Graham Hill, who gave this TED talk titled "Less stuff, more happiness" back in 2011. 1. Literally, less stuff can be equal to more happiness! 2. If there's something you haven't used for a really long time, chances are you won't need to use it. 3. Multi-purpose things can really help to save space,… Continue reading Before Marie Kondo, there’s..

5 Ways to Improve Your Critical Thinking Skills

Lessons from this TED-Ed video with this same title as follows: 1. Formulate your question. You have to know exactly what you're looking for. 2. Gather your information. After you have framed your question, get the relevant information. 3. Apply the information. Go through the concepts and assumptions, and make sure the information is logically… Continue reading 5 Ways to Improve Your Critical Thinking Skills