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All about the mind Me, Myself and I

Lost

May 23, 2017

I stare into the future. I cannot see a thing. There are paths. Several of them. They intertwine, crossover, go straight and wind around. They confuse me. I realise with a sense of trepidation — I’m lost. It’s how I feel. Or rather, have been feeling. I wondered if the sea-change was the answer. The move away from the hustle and bustle. But maybe not. Because no matter how far you go, you cannot escape  yourself. You cannot escape the…

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13 thoughts on Thirteen Reasons Why

May 9, 2017

Last year, I read the book Thirteen reasons why by Jay Asher. This weekend, I finally finished watching the Netflix show based on the book. While the show does do justice to the book, there are certainly some differences but I guess that’s because they probably want to produce a second season. While there were lots of things the book and show did well at, there were also some things that didn’t sit well with me in both. Before you go…

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All about the mind Introspection

On loneliness

April 17, 2017
lonely

A couple of days ago, I wrote this poem above and shared it on Instagram. It’s been something I’ve been struggling with the last twelve to eighteen months. Some days are better than others but there are times when the loneliness hits hard. I have to distinguish between being alone and lonely though. I enjoy being alone.  I truly do! As an introvert, I value the time spent by myself reading, writing, exercising, at the beach or even just watching…

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All about the mind Me, Myself and I

My character strengths #FridayReflections

March 10, 2017

We all have character strengths. Character strengths are the positive parts of our personality that influence how we think, feel and behave. They are the keys to being our best selves. According to leading positive psychology professor Martin Seligman, we use our character strengths to help us thrive in life. Every individual has 24 character strengths but in different degrees. They fall under 6 categories: Wisdom, Courage, Humanity, Justice, Temperance and Transcendence. I’d taken the character strengths survey years ago but I don’t…

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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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