Tag: Life

Practising Kindness – Make Someone’s Day

Practising Kindness – Make Someone’s Day

Sometimes we get so consumed in our own thoughts, our own needs and wants, and our own worries, and for the most part of the day, that becomes the center of our lives. We become less kind to others than we intended to, and consequently, also less kind to ourselves. It may sound ironic, but …

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Dealing with Trying Times – Worst Day Ever

Dealing with Trying Times – Worst Day Ever

Hello! The past month has been quite testing to say the least. I experienced my worst day ever (not exaggerating!) just last week. Here’s a short summary of how that day went: 1) At work I was the chosen sacrifice to replace a colleague on this project which requires you to travel to the other …

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Thank you 2017.

Thank you 2017.

I loved 2017. I felt like it’s been really good to me, more so because of how I handled situations and grew as a person, rather than because of the good that’s happened. So instead of saying “good riddance” to all the pain, stress and sadness I’ve went through, I wish to embrace it all …

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Interactions with People with Mental Illnesses

Interactions with People with Mental Illnesses

These past few years, after perpetual self-introspection, I noticed one particular aspect about myself. It was that, if I really felt up for it, I could engage and connect with people in a sincere manner. This quirk of mine has brought me in touch with people from all walks of life, but at the same …

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Praise Yourself – Give Yourself Credit

Praise Yourself – Give Yourself Credit

Some days, we are too busy chasing deadlines and goals that we forget to praise and give ourselves credit for our accomplishments and successes. Today, let’s give ourselves credit for all the good things we’ve done, and bad things we haven’t done, no matter how little or big. Here’s 10 things I’m proud of myself …

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Stress & Recovery – How to Cope with Stress

Stress & Recovery – How to Cope with Stress

Hello there! Today was my first time attending a research conference. It’ll be a 2-day conference on ageing and resilience. I’m quite interested in positive psychology and stress, so I managed to absorb quite some information today! At the same time, recently I’ve been listening to the audiobook “I Know What To Do, So Why …

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5 Morning Rituals that Bring You Joy

5 Morning Rituals that Bring You Joy

Having a productive and consistent morning ritual has been linked to success. Personally, I believe it’s just a mere coincidence, but it doesn’t hurt to add one or two things to your mornings so you can start the day right. Here is a list of morning rituals that would give you a kickstart to your …

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Positive Quote – A Reminder to Myself

Positive Quote – A Reminder to Myself

“Some days are stressful and some days are easy, but that’s okay because ALL days are blessed.” An important positive quote to myself to maintain a peace of mind and gratefulness for life no matter the circumstances. Sometimes, when I look up into the night sky or gaze upon a canvas of green and nature, …

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9 Questions to Ask When Feeling Down/Sad

9 Questions to Ask When Feeling Down/Sad

Hello! I fell sick today, and have work tomorrow (it’s a Saturday) because I’m in charge of a focus group discussion. But it’s okay, trying not to feel down about this because I’m gonna make going to work on the weekend worth it, have fun, and learn a lot from it! It’s been pouring a …

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Asian Burrito

Asian Burrito

Hello! Yesterday, mitch and I decided to (attempt to) make a burrito!! They’re so expensive here in Singapore so I figured it’ll be better to try to make one ourselves. Headed to NTUC Fairprice Finest (cause it was the closest. Expensive tho) to get our ingredients! We got a pre-made salsa so mitch can use …

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