Tiếng Anh có cụm từ thường dùng “think out of the box – suy nghĩ ra ngoài cái hộp.” Thinking inside the box (suy nghĩ trong hộp) có nghĩa là cái đầu mình đang nằm trong hộp và chỉ suy nghĩ được những thứ trong cái hộp đó, chẳng thấy gì bên ngoài hộp. Think out of the box! (Hãy suy nghĩ ra ngoài cái hộp!) tức là hãy sáng tạo, hãy suy nghĩ với cả một thế giới bên ngoài cái hộp. Câu “think out of the box” là câu nói rất thường xuyên, nhất là giữa lãnh đạo và nhân viên, hay giữa thầy và trò. Đọc tiếp Think out of the box – Suy nghĩ ra ngoài cái hộp→
Breathing meditation is the most fundamental technique in training the mind to keep the mind still. It is easy to practice – only focusing on breathing and do nothing else, such as counting the breath.
The purpose of breathing meditation is to concentrate the mind on the breath, in order to stop the mind from wandering. So, relaxing the mind and focusing on breathing, slowly and deeply. If our thinking follows other things, pull ourselves back to our breathing.
Much of Africa has been on the receiving end of the North-South development cooperation where Western donors and multilateral institutions provide aid and technical assistance to countries on the continent.
Progress has been made from this type of cooperation, but much is still needed to transform the continent.
The Chinese have arrived on the scene with the Belt and Road initiative to a mixed reception. While the North-South relations and the Chinese influence will continue to be a critical part of development cooperation for Africa, leaders on the continent are increasingly seeking more horizontal partnerships based on equity, trust, and shared prosperity.
What Vietnam has achieved in the last thirty years, and what it is on course to achieve in the next, makes the country a good candidate for low- and middle-income countries in Africa to partner with for shared prosperity.