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Free Specialty Speeches series: Shanshine your Sunshine!

How to be Happy: Get the top 10 things you want

My beloved friends,

Sharing Shan’s 3 gems to happy? Happy! was a joy!  For the first time ever, I will be speaking in China and sharing on Happiness Coaching and what it can do for you.  You will also find out what “Shanshine your sunshine!” means, and see and experience Coaching live in action!  Also, sign up for valuable packages at special prices just for you during this presentation.

I invite you to the third of my Specialty Speeches series in China. Details as follows:

  • Title: Shanshine your sunshine!
  • Venue: Zhongguancun Toastmasters, 4th Classroom, 20th Floor, Tower B, Tsinghua Science Park, Wudaokou, Haidian District, Beijing, China
  • Date: 9 December 2008
  • Time: 7-9pm

I look forward to seeing you there!

With love,
Pei Shan

November 21, 2008   1 Comment

The “R” word… So what? And yes, you can shine!

I was going to write an article on my upcoming speech as well as on the subject of Happiness Coaching.  However, something stopped me in my tracks.

I have friends and family, as well as many others, who are/may/will be hit smack in the face by the “R” word.  Recession.  Recession (2008) is defined as a period of reduced economic activity.

Belonging to the ilk of an optimist, it’s difficult to fatalise the reality of recession.  [Read more →]

November 21, 2008   No Comments

Words of wisdom: Decisions is living

The logic makes us intellectual, the emotion makes us human.  Making major decisions is living. – Yip Pei Shan

This is an excerpt from Left brain versus right brain? Shan’s take on logic and emotion.  Making decisions are making choices.  Choosing what we want, choosing what we need, choosing what we desire.  It is so wonderful!  We are intellectual humans gifted with choice!

November 6, 2008   No Comments

Left brain versus right brain? Shan’s take on logic and emotion

Left brain versus right brain?  Logic versus emotion?

Logic is governed by the left brain, and emotion, by the rightbrain (Damasio, Grabowski, Frank, Galaburda, & Damasio, 1994).  As both make up the entire human thinking, there is oftentimes conflicting interests – dilemmas, so to speak.

Logic and emotion play a pivotal role in decision-making.  I hear many people, and even myself, agonise over the many decisions we make in our lives.  How can we make the best decision?  What is the best?  How can we decide to decide?

Logic and emotion make great slaves, but not great masters.  This is my opinion on how we can make our best decisions.

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November 6, 2008   2 Comments

Words of wisdom: Opportunities, not obstacles

Optimists convert stumbling blocks to stepping stones – W. Howard Wright, Jr.

I like this.  Looking at the glass half full, and not half empty.  Obstacles are not obstacles.  They are opportunities, steps to lead us to where we want to be.

November 6, 2008   No Comments