Handful of Leaves

Handful of Leaves

Handful of Leaves

Bringing you practical wisdom for a happier life.
Purpose & Happiness, Read, Wholesome Wednesdays

#WW: 🤭 Questions to ask before you ‘chope’ a potential partner for life.

Is she/he the 'right one' for me? This valentine's day, we may be going on dates or even planning to propose. Asking deeper questions about the person who might be our life partner is crucial to reach long term stability in life and on the path. We also cover a story about leaving which can range from leaving home or a relationship.

1. 10 Questions to ask yourself before you 'chope' your life partner.
2. Sometimes you need to leave.

Questions to ask yourself about a potential partner
Purpose & Happiness, Read, Wholesome Wednesdays

#WW: 🤬 ‘I am going to kill you!’ Using Dhamma to deal with her son’s murder.

When you lose your loved one to murder, how can you apply the Dhamma? Such tragic events are often opportunities for us to deeply reflect and learn. In addition, what perspectives should we take towards 'cheering up' somebody? Here are two stories for your reflection

1. ‘I am going to kill you!’ A mother uses the Dhamma to overcome her son’s murder. 
2. Don’t tell me to look on the bright side.

‘I am going to kill you!’ Using Dhamma to deal with her son’s murder.
Lifestyle, Purpose & Happiness, Read, Wholesome Wednesdays, Work & productivity

WW: 🏳️Reached a dead end? A monk advises us on giving up.

You have placed your best effort. But the problems keep cascading in from all directions. Is this really the dead end? What can you do? Wasn't this always the problem I have always tried to climb and solve? Giving up is tough, so knowing when to give up is key. Here are two stories to help you decide what's best for you!

1. When obstacles come into your life, ask this question
2. It can be a great thing to give up.

Mental wellbeing, Read, Wholesome Wednesdays, Work & productivity

WW: 🚩Signs you are stuck in the rat race

"That's just the way it is" Have you been uttering that to yourself lately as you knock out from work? You might be stuck in the rat race. Recognising our "stuck-ness" is the first step into taking active directions to change our life's trajectory. The year has ended. What will you do in 2023? Here are two sharings to get you in a better state for 2023.

1. "That's just the way things are": Signs you are in a rat race
2. The curse of comparison

Lifestyle, Purpose & Happiness, Read, Wholesome Wednesdays

#WW: ❄️ Seeing Dhamma in Christmas…is that possible?

To our Christian readers and all that celebrate, Merry Christmas! In this season largely celebrated by Christians. Are there Dhamma elements we can take away from this celebration? We have heard stories from friends who are invited to Christmas events only to face attempts at conversion, leaving a bitter taste of Christmas. So can we see Dhamma in this festival? Here are two stories that may make you think different!

1. The role of spirituality and Christmas

2. Can Buddhists celebrate Christmas?

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