Tag: life tips

Expectations.

“We cannot control everything that happens to us in life, but we can choose how we respond. When we respond with an attitude of ‘Why is this happening to me?’ and adopt a victim mentality, we suffer. When we choose to respond with an attitude of ‘Why is this happening for me and what can I learn?’ then we […]

The Harsh Truth.

Have you ever used the “I’m too busy” excuse to avoid someone you felt you couldn’t see or something you didn’t want to do? Or were you actually busy? I think with friendships or even any relationship, there are code words we use with each other instead of just being direct, because we don’t want […]

Tips for International Students

For those of you planning to pursue your education goals away from home, congrats! It is a huge step to make and I know how daunting it can be to start off fresh in a new country. I am so grateful for the experience I had at King’s College London and I hope those starting […]

Things I wish those around me would understand about depression.

That I am open talking about my struggles because I’m human and I don’t believe there should be a stigma around it. Similar to someone who has any other chronic condition, there’s no shame in opening up about what I feel. Just because I look happy and often put out a positive vibe doesn’t mean […]

Fish Oil and Depression?

Recently met someone whom I opened up to about my struggles with depression over the past while. I silently questioned myself in debating whether I would struggle with this forever out loud. She looked at me and paused and then said “take a bit of cod fish oil daily”. I looked at her puzzled and […]