Exploring Thoughts, Reflections, and Musings on the Journey Within.

Why self-compassion is hard sometimes

by Melissa Yoong. If you find yourself struggling with the idea and practice of self-compassion, you are not alone. We often hear of the benefits of self-compassion, research has shown that engaging in it tends to lead to an overall improvement in mental well-being and resilience, improved relationships, physical health…

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Navigating successfully through transitions and changes

by Melissa Yoong. ‘Change is the only constant in life’. I believe all of us must have heard this sentence countless times in our lives thus far. However, even though change is constant, the form it takes, the resultant impact on us and how we emerge post-transitions and changes varies…

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Comparison – Blessing or curse

by Melissa Yoong. Theodore Roosevelt once said ‘Comparison is the thief of joy’. As much as this statement holds some truth, I believe that comparison could also bring inspiration, rejuvenation, connection and excitement. I’m not here to tell you not to compare yourself with others, but rather share with you…

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