Recently, I heard this unforgettable quote from Neale Donald Walsch in his book Conversations with God: An Uncommon Dialogue (Book 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?
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
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
"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?
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
Yesterday while out on my evening walk, I was reflecting and realised there were much more benefits of a lockdown other than for “flattening the curve”. 𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐁𝐫𝐢𝐠𝐡𝐭 𝐒𝐢𝐝𝐞 𝐨𝐟 𝐋𝐨𝐜𝐤𝐝𝐨𝐰𝐧: 👨👩👧👦 More time with family 🤗 Closer connections with the people you care most about (calling/texting) 🍲No takeaways/deliveries = more home cooking = more … Continue reading The Bright Side of Lockdown
For when you create boredom, mindfulness awaits. Recently I’ve realized how distracted our life has become. The influence of social media, personal messaging platforms, TV, etc, all threaten to consume every moment of our waking hours. This results in constant distraction where we are always searching for the next mini “dopamine hit”. In retaliation, I … Continue reading Bore Yourself
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
Many life lessons and regrets have cumulated in this phrase I often remind myself of. Some call it a Gut Feeling, others call it Intuition. Either way, it’s just a feeling you have about something that is not based on ‘logical thinking’. “Follow your feelings!” Quite often, they’re right, right?
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