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?

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

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 “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

Bore Yourself

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

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

QOTD: “Follow your Feelings!”

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?

Tips for Academic Success

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

Worry, Less.

That's my message for you today. In my experience, worry is unproductive and unneccessary. Even detrimental at times. Why place more stress onto yourself by worrying? Can you be truly happy? or healthy? ... if you worry? Wait, first, what is worry? How often do you worry? Over money? Job and financial security? Do you … Continue reading Worry, Less.

Sep 2019 Spring Update: Life Perspective, Carnivore Diet, Fitness, Naturopathy

Kia ora! It has been awhile since my last post. Admittedly, I have been overwhelmed with school work and not been prioritizing blogging ... HOWEVER, another term has passed, spring is here and we are finally on term break! 🥳 After a long, cold winter, the spring sun really warms my soul! 🌞 Time seems … Continue reading Sep 2019 Spring Update: Life Perspective, Carnivore Diet, Fitness, Naturopathy

“How Do I Prioritize?”

Time is something I feel I am really short of at the moment. To put it in context, I think I have literally hundreds of pages worth of documents and research articles to read every week! It's like reading a few books worth and frankly I am very overwhelmed and not able to finish reading … Continue reading “How Do I Prioritize?”