About Simon Leow

Simon is very fascinated by the science of wellbeing, and is very passionate about helping people discover the choices they can make to be happier. He holds a Masters in Applied Positive Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania. He lives in Singapore and travels frequently for consultancy work and for inspiration.
10 12, 2020

#DiaperDon – Why Trump Will Never Get Depressed!

By |2020-12-10T05:47:58+00:00December 10th, 2020|

On Friday, 27 Nov, US President Trump tweeted angrily, “Twitter is sending out totally false ‘Trends’ that have absolutely nothing to do with what is really trending in the world. They make it up, and only negative ‘stuff’.”He did not refer to what trends but #DiaperDon was trending with many memes showing Trump seated behind [...]

8 07, 2020

Why Is Singapore Not Happier?

By |2020-07-08T11:54:41+00:00July 8th, 2020|

Given that we are usually ranked amongst the top in any conceivable good indexes in the world, shouldn’t our happiness follow suit? We have amongst the world’s highest GDP per capita, healthy life expectancy, and integrity in government and businesses. And according to the Programme for International Assessment (PISA), we also deliver one of the [...]

17 05, 2020

Understanding Resilience: Origin, Techniques and Possibilities

By |2020-05-18T11:43:26+00:00May 17th, 2020|

The Things We Tell Ourselves Determine Our Lives The things we tell ourselves determine our lives. It was a hot afternoon in July 2015. My whole life flashed across my eyes. Have you ever read a book and suddenly your life, along with its problems, seems to make sense? I had just returned from US, [...]

29 08, 2019

What My Dog Taught Me About Stress!

By |2020-05-09T09:10:11+00:00August 29th, 2019|

There are two types of stress - general stress and chronic stress. Everyone experiences stress. My dog, Ricco, is not exception. We are built with a stress response system - fight or flight - to help us survive. Within the fraction of a second when we perceive a threat, resources in our blood are [...]

27 05, 2017

What is Mindset?

By |2019-07-09T10:31:36+00:00May 27th, 2017|

What is mindset? This is a topic that has always intrigued me. Mindset – A Personal Experience Many years back when I was serving in the military service, I dreaded the outfield experience the most. As this is a conscripted army, many Singaporean males would likely to share a similar experience. During outfield, we would [...]

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