Perfection is a Trap

If you are a Type A person, you may have struggled with perfectionism. Over the years I've come to realize it is a trap. One that saps unnecessary energy and time. Instead I am trying to let go of perfection. And embrace a "Good Enough" mindset. 80% is good enough. Satisfactory is good enough. It … Continue reading Perfection is a Trap

Gym Accident and Herbal Medicine for Severe Bleeding

Who would've thought that a common teabag can stop severe bleeding!?

Will You Choose Love or Fear?

Recently, I heard this unforgettable quote from Neale Donald Walsch in his book Conversations with God: An Uncommon Dialogue (Book 1) [1]. “Every action taken by human beings is based on Love or Fear.Decisions affecting business, industry, politics, religion, the education of your young, the social agenda of your nations, the economic goals of your … Continue reading Will You Choose Love or Fear?

2020>2021 Reflections

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

Consistency

Consistency - the mother of all health behaviour changes. How can you stay consistent? 1. Make it easy for yourself - even if its something as simple as 1 push-up before you shower every day 2. Don't set over-aspiring goals - like starting with 50 push-ups a day. You'll burn out. 3. Show up daily … Continue reading Consistency

JET LAG: Prevention and Biohacks

Ever suffered from Jet Lag? Well I'm pleased to say that I have more or less hacked this with some tips and tricks that any average Joe/Jane can do - without the need for fancy biohacking equipment. 1. Stick to Destination Circadian Cycles Probably the most important hack of all is to start normalizing your … Continue reading JET LAG: Prevention and Biohacks

Faith, not Fear

I’ve observed that many negative emotions stem from #fear WorryAnxietyJealouslyAnger to name a few Negative emotions often lead to disease, ill health and broken relationships. How can we break this vicious cycle? What is the opposite of Fear? You guessed it. Faith. What if we decided to focus our thoughts and energy on Faith? I … Continue reading Faith, not Fear

How to Make Wiser Food Choices?

"Will this do more harm than good?" That's a question to ask yourself. As someone who has recovered from an "incurable" condition, my body is still quite fragile. Easily "broken" again might be another way to put it. I have learnt this the hard way many times over with my food choices. Take this once-a-week … Continue reading How to Make Wiser Food Choices?

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

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