Nutrition and Anxiety

Why are anxiety disorders more prevalent these days? Here's some snippets from an essay I just submitted. Role of health promotion projects Some epdemiological data Trends in Aoteroa (New Zealand) and a little about the impact of immigration on anxiety disorders What do you think? In your experience, are there additional factors not mentioned here? … Continue reading Nutrition and Anxiety

What is Normal Eating?

Do you think you have a 'Normal' eating pattern? Take a look at this diagram detailing various eating patterns from our lecture today on Nutrition and Mental Health. Really food for thought eh? I must admit, after trying so many diets and multiple bouts of fasting over the past years, I think I have a … Continue reading What is Normal Eating?

Self-Regulation

These days, as I mature, I am beginning to grasp the concept of self-regulation. When to push yourself, and when to give yourself a break? Initially, I began writing this in the context of training. Since adopting the mindset to "train intuitively", I realised I am able to regulate myself much better. Allowing myself to … Continue reading Self-Regulation

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Turning 28

https://videopress.com/v/eujStvhs?preloadContent=metadata My expression when I realized I'm almost 30 yet still studying, still single and kind of lacking behind my peers in terms of progressing in life...๐Ÿ™„ Haha just kidding. ๐Ÿ˜‰ Today marks my 28th round around the Sun on this planet we call Earth. 28 years of life filled with love, joy, wonder, sadness, … Continue reading Turning 28

Greek Yogurt Banana Spelt Pancakes Recipe!

Here's a quick pancake recipe using Greek yogurt, spelt flour and bananas!

“Change”

It's now the 4th week of lockdown in New Zealand (2nd in Singapore) and I was reflecting about what I've gotten out of this; how I've changed. I'm sure like me, there are some things you've always wanted to do or make changes to in your lives such as: sleeping and waking up earlierspending more … Continue reading “Change”

FITNESS BIOHACK: BFR TRAINING

https://videopress.com/v/cmAr1nfL?preloadContent=metadata The Rings have always been my favourite home-fitness equipment but lately I've been experimenting with Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) or Kaatsu Training. What is BFR? Seen here as the blue straps on my arms, basically they reduce venous blood flow back to the heart but are only partially restrict arterial blood flow from the … Continue reading FITNESS BIOHACK: BFR TRAINING

The Gift of Love

I have never been very open about my faith but today I was inspired to write a short post on the historical figure of Jesus Christ and his message for us.

โ€œBelief Shifts Biologyโ€

https://videopress.com/v/vb04e3H4?preloadContent=metadata One of my favourite clips from the documentary ๐—›๐—˜๐—”๐—Ÿ (available on Netflix) โ€œ๐‘ฉ๐‘ฌ๐‘ณ๐‘ฐ๐‘ฌ๐‘ญ ๐‘บ๐‘ฏ๐‘ฐ๐‘ญ๐‘ป๐‘บ ๐‘ฉ๐‘ฐ๐‘ถ๐‘ณ๐‘ถ๐‘ฎ๐’€ โ€œ Itโ€™s scientifically proven that what you think profoundly affects your physiology. This is called the ๐—ฃ๐—Ÿ๐—”๐—–๐—˜๐—•๐—ข ๐—˜๐—™๐—™๐—˜๐—–๐—ง and researchers have to test against it before every new pharmaceutical drug can be released into the market. However it works … Continue reading โ€œBelief Shifts Biologyโ€

The Bright Side of Lockdown

Yesterday while out on my evening walk, I was reflecting and realised there were much more benefits of a lockdown other than for โ€œflattening the curveโ€. ๐“๐ก๐ž ๐๐ซ๐ข๐ ๐ก๐ญ ๐’๐ข๐๐ž ๐จ๐Ÿ ๐‹๐จ๐œ๐ค๐๐จ๐ฐ๐ง: ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘งโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆ More time with family ๐Ÿค— Closer connections with the people you care most about (calling/texting) ๐ŸฒNo takeaways/deliveries = more home cooking = more … Continue reading The Bright Side of Lockdown