2022 is already starting off badly, how do I manage my damn anxiety?

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.

is self-care and guides to “feel happy” a scam?

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?”

Porridge is probably the best breakfast food

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”

my Malaysian 53 year old mum is learning Spanish

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”

Instagram makes me feel like shit, is it my problem or is it instagram’s?

I know this had been talked about quite a bit– instagram is known to be ‘not the best thing for our mental health’. I honestly never feel all that great after scrolling through my instagram feed, looking at other people’s stories. Today, I actually stopped to wonder why I feel that way. I realise thatContinue reading “Instagram makes me feel like shit, is it my problem or is it instagram’s?”