Category Archives: Health & Wellness

How the Society you live in Determines Happiness

Warning: this is yet another rambling, meandering post. Stream of consciousness? At first listening to the French Duolingo podcasts was inspiring but after a while I found a common theme. The protagonist surmounted all the odds to win a contest … Continue reading

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The Little Things in Life & Happiness

I find that when I write I tend to appreciate the little things in life more. When you don’t record things down they tend to get lost and you don’t appreciate them as fully. Well for me at least. I … Continue reading

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Smoothie King – A Great Place to Have Wraps

I find smoothies in general a bit too sweet and I was shocked by the calorie counts. I was quite impressed by the spicy grilled chicken wrap I had (cost S$5.90) and I will be returning for the wraps. The … Continue reading

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Regressing Back to Bad Old Habits

I decided to cut out instant noodles and biscuits from my diet. I haven’t missed the instant noodles at all, but recently I has a digestive biscuit and soon I polished off eight and felt horribly guilty after. They tasted … Continue reading

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#13. Fried Fish Soup

Not as healthy as sliced fish soup, but my favourite relatively healthy, low carb, hawker meal of all time. Fried fish soup with milk added to the broth, from Airport Road hawker centre. I love the silky tofu and the … Continue reading

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Illuminating Near Death Experience

I am so thankful that my aunt shared this video with me. It just spoke to me as I am constantly living in fear and worry. While watching this, that feeling abated for a while. I really need to explore … Continue reading

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Delayed Gratification

I’m a sucker for immediate gratification. I guess it’s the reason why I pick a greasy burger over a salad even though the salad will make me feel light and energetic an hour after, while the burger would make me … Continue reading

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The Allure of Junk Food in Singapore

Why is it so hard to stick to a healthier diet. Well they do say that junk food can be an addiction as well, similar to crack cocaine stimulating pleasure centers in the brain. They say that about video games … Continue reading

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Baby Steps

I’ve been taken with the idea of self improvement lately. Over the years I have attempted change and find that baby steps is the way to go.

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Attempting to Eat Healthy in Singapore

My cousin D always eats healthy in Australia and sent me a photo of her meal. The problem is I haven’t quite acquired the taste for salmon but perhaps I don’t know how to prepare it properly. And I have … Continue reading

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I Wish Apples Tasted Like Burgers

Why do the yummiest foods have to have so many calories in them? And that awful thing called saturated fat. A McSpicy chicken burger has 585 calories and an almond croissant 330 calories. No wonder they say an apple a … Continue reading

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One Bad Ritual I Broke

Am trying to get healthier so that I will have less to worry about as I age. Seeing people around me suffer due to heart attacks and strokes really scares me, and I want them to be healthy as well. … Continue reading

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My Favourite Singapore Hawker Foods & Calories

I often do a disservice tempting you with unhealthy hawker food, so I thought I’d balance it out with awareness of the various calorie counts. I believe in indulging in the best when you do indulge and not going low … Continue reading

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The Quiet of Sembawang Beach

Headed towards the quiet of Sembawang beach and it felt good to walk around (although there is still renovation going on and lots of barricades up). Trying to get with the usual New Year promise that everyone makes – to … Continue reading

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Breakfast Makes Me Sick

I love breakfast type of food like pancakes, bacon and eggs but I’m just not into eating at breakfast time. I think that sometimes nutritional theories keep changing, and what’s been determined to be good for now may turn out … Continue reading

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My Cousin and Her Bikini Diet

I miss my cousin who is not in Singapore. Goes without saying but I hope she knows it. Took this picture at Wisma because it reminded me of her bikini diet and made me chuckle on the inside. Doesn’t sound … Continue reading

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Talking About the Panic Attacks and My Need for Space

I hope you never ever suffer from a panic attack, but if you do, you might be able to relate to what I wrote recently. Well if you have any phobia that is intense, you might be able to relate … Continue reading

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My Thoughts about Scoot, SIA’s New Budget Carrier

It’s not secret that I have a fear of flying.  More the claustrophobia than anything. My main concern when I travel is the seat size and legroom.  Everything else is good to have but I am willing to forgo as … Continue reading

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What Wabi Sabi Means to Me

What is Wabi Sabi? I see it as the appreciation of the imperfect and transient. A reminder that we too, are passing through this life, but for a moment. In a Wabi Sabi home, a flower is placed in a … Continue reading

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Famous People Paralysed by Panic Attacks

Shania Twain’s Panic Attack when Confronting the Best Friend who Stole her Husband. Nicole Kidman’s panic attacks after her break-up with Tom Cruise. Britney Spears had panic attacks before her world tour in 2009 Robert Pattison of Twilight fame suffers … Continue reading

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Oprah Talks about Panic Attacks

This is a very old clip, but I never watched this episode before, and it’s so relevant to me as I have been suffering from panic attacks and the worse thing for me is other people seeing me in that … Continue reading

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Water Snobs

B prefers sparkling to still and I have taken sips and always said it tastes yucky till now. I was intrigued about the appeal of sparkling water and decided to do some research. Now I like San Pellegrino with a … Continue reading

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