Managing Oneself

Choices are tough. If you don’t have any choices you’re left feeling trapped. If you have two or more choices there’s always the fear of making the wrong one. How do you manage yourself? What are ways to stay true to the self, not succumb to external pressure and be at peace even when you close a certain door?  Continue reading

Choice Theory: The Key To Improving Relationships

A well known psychologist, the late Dr. William Glasser, thinks we’re dealing with human relationship problems the wrong way. His book, Choice Theory, gives us an alternative on how to improve the way we interact with one another to produce a happier life.  Continue reading

Film Review: Wild Tales

How far must you be pushed until you carry out an act of vengeful violence? Amid a city’s every day assaults to the spirit – awful traffic, rude people, unfair rules, unfaithful lovers, spiteful bullies – what’s that final straw that will throw you overboard? Continue reading

Film Review: Two Days, One Night

[Warning: potential spoilers]

I’m biased. Anything with Marion Cotillard in it immediately raises the film a notch in my critical eye. But this independent, local-centric Belgian movie is truly a rare display of excellent acting and the delicate treatment of employment post-depression. Continue reading

Wedding Kids’ Policy (Part 1)

When organising my own wedding a question about kids popped up. What do you do about kids? Should you invite them? At what age will they count towards a full menu? How do you communicate with parents most effectively? Continue reading