Category Archives: Living Tips

Just Enough

In life, I subscribe to the philosophy of middle way or a balanced approach to life. The Swedish people understand this approach through their internalization of Lagom1 in their psyche. Lagom translates roughly to: “not too little, not too much”. … Continue reading

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Learning to live with imperfections

I continue to wish order in my life. If things were a mess, I would straighten them out. If the newspapers were not placed nicely under the coffee table, I could not help it but to stack them up neatly. … Continue reading

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Questioning our Priorities

Do we know where our priorities lie? Did you encounter a situation when someone said that he was coming for an event but gave excuses at the last moment for not turning up? Did you also encounter a situation when … Continue reading

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Get back to Nature

Modern living is so technology driven. We stay in homes with broadband WiFi. We travel on buses with Free WiFi. We travel abroad with access to WiFi. We are not for a moment not without WiFi. We are plugged in … Continue reading

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Forest Bathing, Shinrin-yoku 森林浴

Being with nature is the most natural thing to do. In our highly-strung society, we are overwhelmed by daily tasks with all the modern amenities and gadgets, of which they are man-made. We sometimes forget there is a natural aspect … Continue reading

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Coping with impairing mental agility

I am first to admit that as I get past 60, my mental capacity is reducing. I can forget things every now and then. I have a short-term memory and I could not recall easily what I ate the day … Continue reading

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Live Life Simple. Stop collecting.

Life can be simple. In the past, I kept things. I bought them and sometimes things were given to me. As I started to clear my drawers and boxes recently, I found items that I had forgotten I had them. … Continue reading

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