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All about the mind

A new project

July 25, 2017

A fortnight ago, I finished the writing job I commenced in late August last year. It wasn’t because I disliked it but rather, it was getting too much for me to work over 50 hours a week. However, I agreed to stay on casually until they find a replacement which means just running one webinar every fortnight. Creating content on psychology and mental health for adults was interesting and enjoyable as was running webinars. And so, when I wrapped up,…

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Mental health Reflections

Numb

July 21, 2017

***Trigger warning: Suicide, Mental Illness*** I woke up this morning without the buzz of an alarm. It was my day off. A day to focus on writing, reading, cleaning and daydreaming. I scrolled through my social media while my coffee was brewing and noticed the status by a friend: RIP Chester Bennington. It couldn’t be. I quickly went to a trusted news website and the words screamed at me in black and white. Chester Bennington, lead singer of Linkin Park,…

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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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Mental health

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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