Hokkien - 12 Hindrances Of Life

12 Ways To Show That You Care
Life Has Its Ups and Downs
Some Words To Describe Our Positive Qualities
Spiritual Words And Expressions
Hokkien - Words That Build Up Your Spirit

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Having a track record to live up to and the history of successes had become a hindrance. It becomes harder to break out of what people expect you to do.
Paul Simon

I don't know, the older I get, the more complicated I think I get, which is a hindrance.

Kim Weston

I think being famous is more of a hindrance, a constraint, than just letting yourself be free.

Martin Yan

The despotism of custom is everywhere the standing hindrance to human advancement.

John Stuart Mill

The man who gives up accomplishes nothing and is only a hindrance. The man who does not give up can move mountains.

Ernest Hello

The money can be a hindrance to someone like me because the danger is that you start thinking, 'Is that a $20 million take?' That kind of thing, and being self-critical.

Jim Carrey

The real democratic American idea is, not that every man shall be on a level with every other man, but that every man shall have liberty to be what God made him, without hindrance.

Henry Ward Beecher

You see, nature will do exactly what it must, and if we are a hindrance to its development, to even its destructive powers to reform itself and we are in a way, we will go.

Ralph Steadman 

Speak Hokkien Series 1052

01. siǒng tuǎh ěh chōr gǎi - biggest hindrance

02. chòh ngǒr ěh suān těik - bad choice

03. bāy nàh oǒ sǐm chéng - not in the mood

04. thàd tiǒh thì pāng - face a repercussion

05. thǎy sīm tiào tàh - worrying and frightful

06. thòng kòr ěh chǔ bǐ -taste of misery

07. bǒh hǒng piǎn chùt bǐn -unable to show oneself

08. tuǎh kiāh siōh kuǎi -unduly suspicious

09. bǒh lī tǐ ěh tǎi chǐ - irrational matters

10. oǒ chǒh kāh nāh bǒh chǒh -work to no effect

11. lǎi mm sǐ chǔn - arrive at the inappropriate time

12. chiǎn sīm bǎn khòr -with much difficulty

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Hokkien - 13 Ways To Beat The Daylights Out Of Stress

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Men for the sake of getting a living forget to live.  ~Margaret Fuller

Take rest; a field that has rested gives a bountiful crop.  ~Ovid

For fast-acting relief, try slowing down.  ~Lily Tomlin

Give your stress wings and let it fly away.  ~Terri Guillemets
Sometimes it's important to work for that pot of gold.  But other times it's essential to take time off and to make sure that your most important decision in the day simply consists of choosing which color to slide down on the rainbow.  ~Douglas Pagels, These Are the Gifts I'd Like to Give to You

The mark of a successful man is one that has spent an entire day on the bank of a river without feeling guilty about it.  ~Author Unknown

Half our life is spent trying to find something to do with the time we have rushed through life trying to save.  ~Will Rogers,
Autobiography, 1949
Some of the secret joys of living are not found by rushing from point A to point B, but by inventing some imaginary letters along the way.  ~Douglas Pagels,
These Are the Gifts I'd Like to Give to You 

There is more to life than increasing its speed.  ~Mohandas K. Gandhi 
A poor life this if, full of care,
We have no time to stand and stare.
~William Henry Davies
Slow down and everything you are chasing will come around and catch you.  ~John De Paola

Each day should have a clearly marked emergency exit sign.  ~Dr. SunWolf

Tension is who you think you should be.  Relaxation is who you are.  ~Chinese Proverb
Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer's day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time.  ~J. Lubbock
Sometimes the most important thing in a whole day is the rest we take between two deep breaths.  ~Etty Hillesum 

Speak Hokkien Series 1051

01. siǔ thōng - see clearly now

02. hǒr siǒng lǎi hǔ chǐ - mutual support

03. siǔ khāh sāy chiù - stop doing somehing bad

04. bǒh siǒng kān – never mind

05. tǒr kàh – take a vacation

06. chěng chèh, khàk chèh - come to one's senses

07. bǎn sǔ pài tǒk - help out in all matters

08. hōh khāh hōh chiù - sound, healthy without defect

09. pěng chěng, ǎnn léng - tranquil, peaceful

10. hiǔ siěk, hiòh khoǒn - take a rest
11. kān tān kuèy jǐt chì - live a simple life

12. kāh lǎng hǒh hòh - at peace with all

13. kiáh chǐt pǒr suì chǐt pǒr - take a step at a time

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