Definitions (from Dictionary.com): Relative: considered in relation or in proportion to something else. Absolute: viewed or existing independently and not in relation to other things; not relative or comparative. I was first introduced to the concept of relativity through studying Einstein's theory, which stated that all motion must be defined relative to a frame of reference and that … Continue reading Relative or Absolute?
Here it is! Another year coming to an end! I mentioned in my previous post that I will not be setting any resolutions for 2017, instead I will be setting intentions. Some people have asked me what the difference is, and I am happy to elaborate. First step, defining the word "Intention": in·ten·tion inˈten(t)SH(ə)n/ noun … Continue reading Resolutions vs. Intentions
I remember this from when I was in Grade 9, sitting in a classroom in Delhi listening to my teacher talk about behaviours and body language. She determined conduct from how a person's hand was in their resting or casual state. Those wanting to remain mentally closed walked or rested with a slightly clenched fist, whereas those … Continue reading It’s all in the hands
We are always told to let our voices be heard. Idioms and quotes surround us, telling us to express ourselves and be whoever we want to be. However, many times it is necessary to learn the opposite. The Past: My memory of me growing up is of a loud, obnoxious girl. I was a rebel … Continue reading How I Found My Inside Voice
As we progress in to a world dominated by technology and devices, we have lost the ability to hold a conversation. Being a professional in the hospitality industry, the entire premise of my job revolves around interactions with guests and colleagues. There is always something to talk about and at times guests will spend several … Continue reading The Lost Art of Conversation
Vancouver is city crawling with people representing different cultures and backgrounds. According to Statistics Canada’s 2006 Census, visible minorities take up approximately 42 per cent of Vancouver’s population. Unfortunately, most of these minority groups still prefer to be segregated from the rest of this multicultural society. How it begins: It is natural for new immigrants … Continue reading Breaking the Trend – Segregation
My latest piece in BC Living! http://www.bcliving.ca/health/6-yoga-hang-ups-to-get-over-now