10 things that made me happy {Week 26}

January 14, 2017
things that made me happy

It’s my first 10 things post for 2017. I’d meant to blog last weekend but having a guest over made it kinda difficult to go online. Plus, offline life was quite good last weekend. How has 2017 been for you so far? I’m enjoying it. And even though there have been some bumps along the way, for most part, I’m still trying to focus on the positives and what’s going well. Of course, I’m very aware January can be a…

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All about the mind Me, Myself and I

My lack of self-discipline #FridayReflections

January 13, 2017

You know those people who follow healthy habits, achieve all their goals and basically accomplish anything they put their minds to? I’m NOT one of those people. Sure I achieve goals. Sure I can accomplish some things I put my mind to. But most of the time, I endure setbacks. Over time, I’ve come to realise it’s because of my lack of self-discipline. Take my health, for instance. I know what I need to do to keep healthy. Exercise regularly and…

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Aussie Author Challenge Books

Book Review: Selection Day by Aravind Adiga #AusRead17

January 9, 2017

Fourteen-year-old Manjunath Kumar knows he can become the second-best cricketer in India. Of course, his older brother Radha will be the best because their father Mohan has trained them to believe that. Having moved to Mumbai to chase their cricketing dreams, the boys practice daily to appease their father. But they also believe they are destined for success. However, just like Tendulkar and Kambli — two childhood friends destined for cricketing greatness — it appears that one might succeed while…

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Three things I’d do differently in 2017 #FridayReflections

January 6, 2017

We are six days into the new year and while I have already written about my intentions for this year, I thought it’d be nice to think about some habits I’d like to change from last year. These aren’t resolutions but things I really need to change. Sure, the intention to develop a positive mindset is certainly one of them but this post is not about that. Here are three things I’d do differently in 2017: Get more sleep My…

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January is about Hope #FlourishInsideOut

January 2, 2017

If you’ve been following this blog in the last month, you might have heard about my intention to Flourish Inside Out in 2017. Each month, I will be focussing on one positive emotion and sharing pictures on Instagram. You are welcome to join in on the project by taking photos or sharing words, quotes, drawings on Instagram (#flourishinsideout) or the Facebook group. The theme for January is Hope. What is hope? In the early 90s, positive psychologist Charles R Snyder and…

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