The term ‘brain fog’ has been—pardon the pun—on everyone’s mind lately, no thanks to COVID. Although not an official medical condition, enough patients have reported similar symptoms to warrant research, like this one by Chinese researchers which seems to show persistent impairment in sustained attention in patients that have otherwise recovered from COVID. So what… Read More 28.3.22 – Thoughts
Hello good people! I hope you’re all keeping safe in this difficult time. Currently working from home because the Malaysian government has initiated a restricted movement order due to the COVID-19 situation – which means businesses (other than essential services) are told to close. While it has been difficult to get things done for work… Read More Things To Do When You’re Stuck At Home : An Introvert’s Guide
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Hey guys! Serious topic. My eldest aunt called my mom yesterday. She said my cousin had come down with dengue and was refusing to go to the doctor, while my uncle was in the hospital because of respiratory complications from smoking. The doc told him he had to quit smoking or die coz his lungs… Read More Why Are We Not Talking More (Openly) About Depression?
“Happiness is a state of mind.” I often hear this phrase being thrown around, alongside, “money can’t buy happiness” and “money isn’t everything.” And perhaps it isn’t. After all, we often hear about the rich and famous getting depressed, taking drugs, spiraling out of control, taking their own lives. If they had it all, why, then,… Read More 30 Day Writing Challenge Day 1 : On Happiness
Hey guys! I’m not in the perkiest of moods lately. Let’s just say that when you do things right, people expect it of you, but you fuck up ONE time and they won’t get off your case for it and suddenly you’re seen as incompetent, careless, lazy, inefficient. ONE time. Well, I guess that’s how… Read More What’s On My Playlist? August 2018 Edition
That old ‘friend’ of mine is back again. Anxiety. She’s a bitch. She makes my heart palpitate, she keeps me awake at night, and at times she leaves me feeling nauseous. She impedes my interaction with people and hampers my day-to-day life. I had an attack before I went for my Redang trip. I was… Read More Hello, Old Friend.
I don’t know what’s wrong with me. I have no desire whatsoever to do anything. People my age are supposed to be at their prime, going out, socialising, doing productive things. Excelling at their jobs. Doing good for mankind and society. Well I’ve never been much of a social person, but lately it’s been getting… Read More Depression.