Safety vs Security. Do you know the difference?

As Sri Lankans, we like to have a plan.  From a very young age, we are encouraged to plan a life that ensures financial stability and overall security. Children are encouraged to choose career paths that are considered “safe.” Adults are discouraged from leaving “steady” jobs or taking many risks. …

Hey you, here’s some inspiration.

Inspiration. Derived from the Latin word inspirationem, was defined as an immediate influence of God. Rightly so, today’s generation longs for it and believes it to be the one thing that could potentially transform their lives. We wait forever for that life changing bolt of inspiration to strike. Stronger and …

Appreciating the Process

by Chathura Jayatissa – Founder and CEO of Save Your Monkey The process is not rosy. It’s not easy. It is long, and not for the faint hearted. Immediate results and quick success seem to be all the vogue nowadays. Stories about the schoolboy who became an overnight millionaire by developing …

I’m sure it’s a woman

This is a phrase that we hear all too often when on the road in Sri Lanka. Our society is extremely inclined towards stereotyping women as bad drivers. Unfortunately, no one really tries to understand the real reason behind why most women would rather use public transport or allow someone …

The SAITM effect

The South Asian Institute of Technology and Medicine has stolen the limelight from all other issues that are prevailing in the country to become the most talked about entity today. Those who have never even considered expressing themselves on a public forum are now doing it excessively and quite liberally …

5 Reasons to Stop Learning

If you believe that  it’s not worth investing any time or effort to ‘learn something new’ when you already have so many errands to run and so many responsibilities to fulfill, here are a few reasons why you are exactly right. (or wrong!) Learning  isn’t something that is more easily said …