What do you and compost have in common?

If you have ever done gardening or visited a farm, you might have come across compost. It is this amazing dirt-like material that farmers add to their soil to fortify it with the nutrients necessary for their crops to grow well. One thing you might have also noticed is that…

Anyone can speak, but not everybody communicates.

You know that moment when you thought you had communicated something, only to realise you were misunderstood? Or that time you thought you replied an email, only to end up being asked the same thing again later?

We all know that communication is a skill and that it takes time…

It’s not bad or shameful; it just IS.

In general, compromise is frowned upon. There’s a plethora of motivational quotes out there that will shame you into vowing never again to compromise anything in your life. Here are three examples.

“If you constantly compromise things in your life how will you ever realize your full potential?”

“The ‘morality…

Be an artist, argue and ignore feedback.

Alright, let’s cut to the chase.

Be an artist

Specifically, be like Michelangelo painting the Sistine Chapel. To the uninitiated, Michelangelo was a Renaissance sculptor who painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican City. Throughout much of history, the church has been a patron of many artistic works, engaging artists…

Ben Yap

Husband, father, child of God. I write about things I’ve learnt in my daily life.

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