Lately, I have been feeling my anxiety surging up once again. I find it quite frustrating that I still get anxious from time to time despite having put in so much work to cultivate mindfulness, and to live more in the present. Sometimes I wonder if my anxiety would ever go away, if I wouldContinue reading “been feeling anxious, but not sure why… how I look inwards to discover the source of my anxiety and regulate it :)”
Do you sometimes just feel sad for no real reason? Loaded chest, ugly mean thoughts circulating around , just all round heavy feeling. The past few days had been just that for me, my chest feels so heavy, I think mean thoughts about myself, and I feel discontent about everything. Nothing really brings much pleasure,Continue reading “why I’m sad + reframing my mean, ugly, irrational thoughts…”
Happy 2022! One of my New Years resolution is to live more mindfully, develop myself spiritually and mentally. I could not have this goal without any actionable plan. So I have decided to do 5 minutes of gratitude journaling every day, a 30 day yoga challenge in January, and incorporating breath work into my dailyContinue reading “Gratitude journaling — how it actually uplifts you”
I started 2022 with covid, falling out with my best friend/flatmate, starting to get worried as hell about uni & my future. Writing this to deal with my anxiety, how I overcome it.
I struggled hard to get along with my dad this winter holiday, kinda as always… but why? how do I resolve this? Is it an internal me-issue of is my dad just problematic?
I’ve seen numerous Instagram posts, YT videos, articles about how to feel happy, how to get out of a mental clutter etc, sometimes it all just feels like a scam. Don’t get me wrong, I find a lot of the resources online helpful, they advocate for things that actually work — meditation, journaling, yoga, cooking,Continue reading “is self-care and guides to “feel happy” a scam?”
I really enjoy posting on this blog, but somehow, I’ve let it slipped away. I went on a trip, started university again, saw a bunch of friends I haven’t seen since summer started, met a boy that I might actually like–things pile up. Except, these are probably all just excuses because I still have aContinue reading “Porridge is probably the best breakfast food”
I’ve been quarantining with my mum and every night before going to bed she would learn a bit of Spanish for 15-30 minutes, listen to a talk/ read, then go to bed. Sure, 53 is not that old, but she’s at a place where she can just sit back, relax, watch tv, chill our, enjoyContinue reading “my Malaysian 53 year old mum is learning Spanish”
What is my purpose? What do I do with my life? Why am I here on Earth? Why am I alive? These are things I ask myself all the time. When I feel like I lack purpose, I tend to feel very empty, useless, sad. Maybe that is why I started this blog, started makingContinue reading “ugh feeling purposeless makes me feel so empty, so what is my purpose”
Today, I was just in a mood. I was feeling quite upset because my travel plans with a friend fell through which threw me off because it means I had to replan my entire trip, potentially do some solo travelling which I’m not too ready for now. When I’m in a mood, I’m not theContinue reading “am i having a crappy day or did i let one crappy incident ruin my day?”