Surviving Suicide

I tried to kill myself exactly 10 years ago. It still feels bizarre to me. Surreal. Did that really happen? Was it really me? Why? Why would I do something like that? What possessed me? There was no one specific trigger event. It is a complicated mix of many interrelated causes that started since young. …

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Want to Heal the World?

“Why do I always seem to attract negative people?”, a participant asked me this question after a recent talk. I would like to expand this to include negative situations as well. What we give out we attract. This is the basic law of attraction. We cannot change other people. It may take many factors to …

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Are you your own bully?

“As much as we try to deny it, we are our toughest and strongest bullies. We beat ourselves up and put ourselves down.” This was disclosed by Darren Tay, a 27-year-old Singaporean lawyer who recently won the Toastmasters International world champion of public speaking in August. He spoke about how to “Outsmart, Outlast” your inner …

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