Tips for Youth


Scars of Childhood: Let the Pain Be Your Strength By Caral Goh   Don’t try to make children grow up to be like you, or they may do it. — Russell Baker   Growing up is never easy. The physical, emotional and psychological changes that a child must deal with as they mature are overwhelming. The process of maturation becomes far more challenging when a child witnesses or experiences viol…
Grandmaster JinBodhi Talks About Raising Children Interview by Lotus Seed Compilation by Xuemei Li All parents love their children and all parents want their children to develop into individuals that are healthy, happy and successful. How do we achieve this? What are the pitfalls to avoid? With these questions in mind, I interviewed Grandmaster JinBodhi. Below is a summary of the interview. Lotu…
      Let Dreams Soar International Youth Camp              Xu Pei Er, age 19, Malaysia              Prior to this camp, I didn’t have a direction in my life. The idea of focusing on clear aspirations had never struck me. But through the camp’s inspiring teachings, I came to realize that I want to be an outstand…
      Shaping Destiny              The 12-Day Bodhi Meditation International Youth Camp held at Kepong Bodhi Meditation Center, Malaysia, commenced on July 22, 2017. More than 200 participants from Canada, the United States, France, Australia, Singapore, Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Indonesia, and Malaysia came together for an exciting journey. &nbs…
In a relationship, when two people are deeply in love, it is difficult for them to detach from each other. If they break up, they may feel their heartache is unbearable and fall into a depression. How and why does this happen?
When I was 15 or 16 years old, I felt that my life was dull and was despondent that I had never achieved anything glorious.
A purposeful life: How to lead a purposeful life? First of all, we must set a worthy and splendid goal in life. The more ambitious your goal is, the more complete your preparations must be. For instance, if you wish to build a 20-storey building on your own, you must be knowledgeable about everything from building structure to building materials, mechanics to architectural design.
The first thought that you have in the morning is crucial. For those who do not have this habit, I would advise you to try this after my lesson today: When you wake up tomorrow morning, think, “Today, I am great”. Affirm yourself: “I am really excellent.” This might feel uncomfortable, as though you have accidentally poked your toothbrush into your nose while trying to brush your teeth with your …
We must follow our dreams faithfully. Only when we have a dream, then do we have the willpower to follow through with it; only then do we develop confidence, tenacity and patience.