Author : Tim Ong

Beliefs

WHAT IS A BELIEF? A belief is merely a perception of reality. It is not reality itself. It is merely a perception of truth, but not truth itself. A belief is an unverified assumption, and may not necessarily be based on facts. A belief is powerful. A belief that is accompanied by strong conviction of […]

ChatGPT on Spirituality

Question: What is spirituality? ChatGPT: Spirituality is a broad and multifaceted concept that refers to a person’s sense of connection to something greater than oneself. It encompasses beliefs, values, practices, and experiences related to a person’s search for meaning, purpose, and transcendence. Spirituality can be expressed through various religious or non-religious practices, such as prayer, […]

ChatGPT and the Science of Happiness

“What does science say about happiness?”, we asked ChatGPT, and here is its reply: Science has extensively studied happiness, and there is a growing body of research on the subject. Here are some key findings: Overall, science suggests that happiness is a complex and multifaceted experience that is influenced by a variety of factors, including […]

ChatGPT on Personal Transformation

ChatGPT is an artificial intelligence (AI) software made available at OpenAI.com. It is an evolving technology that will gradually become better and more accurate at providing information in a human-like conversational style. Today, we asked ChatGPT this question: “What is personal transformation?” And here is its answer below: Personal transformation refers to the process of […]

Some Thoughts on Wisdom

Wisdom versus Intelligence  A wise action – whether through bodily action, verbal action or mental action – is an act that is beneficial to the doer, the recipient and the community. Example, an act of generosity is a wise action because it brings benefits to the doer, the recipient and the community. A wise person […]

Mental Habits, Nutriment and Happiness

The Pattern that leads to Depression  As I see more and more patients, especially the elderly, and especially during this Covid-19 pandemic, I see a pattern.    This is the pattern – our mental states, whether happy or otherwise, is very dependent on our mental habits that we have cultivated and strengthened over time.   This is […]

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