Tag: positivity

Gratefulness List – Things I’m Grateful For

Gratefulness List – Things I’m Grateful For

Writing down a list of things you’re grateful for, especially on a daily basis, has been proven to improve one’s well-being and boost positive mood. Here’s my list as a recap of last week. I’m grateful that.. I managed to thoroughly make full use of, learn and enjoy going to work last Saturday My friend …

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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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Mindfulness – How to be Mindful

Mindfulness – How to be Mindful

I’ve been feeling just slightly overwhelmed with work and problems at home that my mind has felt quite scattered. One way which I’ve learnt to maintain my sanity and inner peace in the midst of this chaotic world is through mindfulness meditation. It’s not for everyone (I honestly found it weird and shady at first), …

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Celebrate your Wins

Celebrate your Wins

Celebrate your wins: My tiny accomplishments and wins for the past week: Suddenly got notified that I had to go down to the clinic to collect data, which was like starting my first day of work all over again Managed to go through two sessions of data collection (although I was just shadowing someone)! Decided …

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Convocation 2017 – I finally graduated!

Convocation 2017 – I finally graduated!

Hello! Earlier this week, I attended my convocation/commencement. It’s the official ceremony which marks my graduation from NUS (national university of Singapore)! I honestly felt more sad than anything that day as I just attended a classmate’s funeral the night before and just didn’t feel like celebrating at all. But seeing that my parents, boyfriend …

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First day jitters

First day jitters

It’s two more days to my first day of work at my first ever full time job out of university. I’m feeling soooo nervous and anxious and worried! Many what-ifs and dreadful scenarios come to my mind…mostly social situations because they always unnerve me the most. What if the people are work aren’t friendly? What …

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Life…and death

Life…and death

Honestly I have so many thoughts all messy and jumbled up in my mind now and I’m supposed to sleep but my brain is in too much of a frenzy for me to feel comfortable shutting all this down. Which is why I decided to open my wordpress app and start transferring my incomprehensible thoughts …

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Employed!

Employed!

Today, I signed my employment contract! I’m finally employed! I had to read through so many terms which took about half an hour. I’ll be working as a research assistant for elderly related issues! And then I spent 2hours+ being shuffled between different blocks for my health check-up. The blood test hurt a lot more …

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Japan Day 18: Boso Peninsula

Japan Day 18: Boso Peninsula

Was craving some sort of red bean dessert the past few days and found this at the conbini. Red bean jelly/pudding! It tasted mildly sweet and perfect for my tastebuds. Tried out this chicken onigiri this morning. It was as delicious as the tuna mayo onigiri. Took multiple train rides (the whole journey lasted 3hours) …

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How I Casually Became (Somewhat) Healthier – Tips for the Average Lazy Person Pt. 2: Diet

How I Casually Became (Somewhat) Healthier – Tips for the Average Lazy Person Pt. 2: Diet

Here’s Part 2 of my ‘lazy healthy lifestyle’ post – changing your diet. (See Part 1: Exercise here). And by¬†diet, I mean being more conscious of what you eat,¬†eating more healthily, and enjoying it. Not purposely starving yourself ‘- ‘ As mentioned in the previous post, I’m not the fittest/healthiest/most motivated person around, so these …

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