I'm not one for writing long blogposts anymore so I'll keep this as brief as possible. Education (Naturopathy & Herbal MEdicine) My final year of Naturopathy and Herbal Medicine was the toughest and most rewarding one yet. Everything we learnt from previous years were put into practice. Starting with our classmates, we gradually transitioned to … Continue reading 2020>2021 Reflections
Hi, I'm John Tang. Welcome to my blog! I'm a final year student of Naturopathy and Herbal Medicine at Wellpark College of Natural Therapies, Auckland, New Zealand. I started this blog back in 2015 to document my experiences battling an autoimmune disorder. That health crisis led me down this crazy journey discovering and experimenting with … Continue reading About Me: 2020 Update
Things I Tell Myself The following are short phrases that I constantly tell myself throughout my days for various reasons. Some for correcting cognitive dissonance, biases and prevent bad decision making, especially when I know I'm not thinking clearly! Some to remind me of lessons learnt and prevent old mistakes. Some purely philosophical and rooted … Continue reading Things I Tell Myself
Sometimes, finding success academically is less about being smart but rather about being smart with your time. Being a student pretty much my entire life, I’ve found that the following strategies have worked very well for me. Not just to do well academically, but also to reduce stress and grow/mature as a better human being. … Continue reading Tips for Academic Success
"Perfect!" This word seems to be the word of the day. This day was January 30th, 2018 - the day of my last specialist visit at the Autoimmunity and Rheumatology Clinic (ARC) in Singapore General Hospital, before I left for New Zealand for further studies. It first started when I was taking the regular height … Continue reading HEALED AT LAST! (My Autoimmune Healing Story)
Story of my autoimmune battles the last 6 months. Not giving up on this war!
"When bad things happen in your life, you have three choices. You can either let it define you, let it destroy you or let it strengthen you." Dr.Seuss 2016 was filled with many ups and downs, peaks and valleys. However I'm glad and thankful to still be blessed with a healthy body, loving and amazing … Continue reading My Story (2016)