Tag: motivation

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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Bad Day =/= Bad Life

Bad Day =/= Bad Life

Where do I even begin… today was a bad day. When I woke up in the morning, I didn’t feel so good. I only had about 5+ hours of sleep, and probably much less because I kept having multiple nightmares which disrupted my sleep. (I blame it on watching too many disturbing things – adventure …

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Feeling Motivated AND Lazy? – The Stoic Solution

Feeling Motivated AND Lazy? – The Stoic Solution

Hello! I’ve been into Stoicism for awhile now, and thought I’d share about its views on motivation. The past couple of years I’ve been experiencing a strange kind of paradox – I’d feel motivated and lazy at the same time. I have been watching many positivity and motivational videos, and I wish to accomplish and …

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How I Casually Became (Somewhat) Healthier – Tips for the Average Lazy Person Pt. 1: Exercise

How I Casually Became (Somewhat) Healthier – Tips for the Average Lazy Person Pt. 1: Exercise

…………………….…………………………….………………..………………….. When I was younger, I used to love all kinds of exercise. Running, jumping, playing with the scooter, skipping rope, and hula-hooping. When I reached 13 years old though, I started feeling weak, faint and tired most of the time. My face and lips were also almost always pale. After a blood test, I …

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End of Undergraduate Life / Xiao Long Bao Buffet / Natural History Museum / Art Book Festival

End of Undergraduate Life / Xiao Long Bao Buffet / Natural History Museum / Art Book Festival

Wow, I can’t believe it. After 4 years as a psychology major at the National University of Singapore, I’ve finally graduated! I think these 4 years were one of the best periods of my entire education life, one which allowed me to learn academically while mature personally through my interactions with others. There certainly have …

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Learning to drive

Learning to drive

Hello! Today I’m gonna talk about me learning to drive. I always dreaded learning driving cause…being trapped with a usually-fierce-instructor for more than an hour just fills me with anxieties D’: so when I was finally legal at 18 y/o and had 9 months of free time (which I filled up with work), I didn’t …

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