“I came out alone on my way to my tryst. But who is this that follows me in the silent dark? I move aside to avoid his presence but I escape him not. He makes the dust rise from the earth with his swagger; he adds his loud voice to every word that I utter.
He is my own little self, my lord, he knows no shame;
but I am ashamed to come to thy door in his company.”
—— Who is This? by Rabindranath Tagore
About the workshop:
When was the last time you got angry because things didn’t go your way? When have you felt like you were not appreciated, that you needed more, deserved more? When did you worry over how people thought about you? When was the last time you refused to listen to someone, because you thought you were right and they were wrong?
We believe that our fear, anger, frustration, or any negative emotion results from externalities. We believe that it is the person who hurts us, the job that frustrates us, the situation that limits us, and once we change into a new relationship, a new company, a new environment, we will be fine.
Yet, it’s rarely the case.
The truth is, we become so caught up with the external opponent that we forget that the real opponent we need to be dealing with is the one within.
According to Kabbalist, we are each meant to be completely happy every minute of the day. If we are not, then there is only one reason – we are too attached to our ego. The human ego is probably the least understood phenomenon and yet, it is the most important. Now, we have two options: live in the world of disconnection, or live in the world that everything else inhabits, with lasting joy, fulfilment, and peace of mind. If you are looking for the root cause of your sufferings and the ultimate remedy, this workshop is for you.
About the instructor:
A former CFA charterholder and member of GARP, Huiwen was fortunate enough to dedicate her past career to one of the most financially and morally rewarding sectors – microfinance. Having worked both in an NGO in Paris and in a social investment company in Zurich for over seven years, she realised that money itself alone cannot help people. Meanwhile, perplexed by a series of life changing events both in her professional and her personal life, she decided to resign and embark on a self-discovery journey. Searching for the answers to the “whys” and her ultimate life purpose, she slowly realised that all chaos in her life resulted from her own ego. Coincidentally, she came across the teachings of Kabbalah, from which she benefited immensely. These events led her to the realisation that the only way to change the world is to change our own consciousness, and only by activating our inner power, can we overcome the negative force within and become a positive contributor to the world.