Tag: positive psychology

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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Quote of the Day: Work on Yourself

Quote of the Day: Work on Yourself

“Do me this favor: Get out of bed every morning knowing that no one changes the world alone, and no one doesn’t change it at all. We are all exceptional…and none of us are. And we are all lost…sometimes. So follow a path, any path…until you get to a place which you feel like you …

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Things To Do When Feeling Sick

Things To Do When Feeling Sick

I’ve been down with food poisoning for the past 2 days. I felt so sick and terrible from all the projectile vomiting that I couldn’t eat nor sleep much. Thankfully right now I’m on the road to recovery and I am feeling slightly more ready to return to work tomorrow! Here’s what I did, and …

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The Backwards Law

The Backwards Law

Introduced by the philosopher Alan Watts and popularized by writer Mark Manson (“The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck”): “The desire for more positive experience is itself a negative experience. And, paradoxically, the acceptance of one’s negative experience is itself a positive experience.” I took a few minutes to understand this cause it seems …

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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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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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