Things To Do When You’re Stuck At Home : An Introvert’s Guide

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 (interviews and events have been cancelled, so I’m scrambling for … Continue reading Things To Do When You’re Stuck At Home : An Introvert’s Guide

Why Are We Not Talking More (Openly) About Depression?

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 had hardened…but it seems like a habit he is unable … Continue reading Why Are We Not Talking More (Openly) About Depression?

30 Day Writing Challenge Day 1 : On Happiness

“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, would they still be unhappy? Then there are those who … Continue reading 30 Day Writing Challenge Day 1 : On Happiness

What’s On My Playlist? August 2018 Edition

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 life works and I shouldn’t be a whiny bitch about … Continue reading What’s On My Playlist? August 2018 Edition

Hello, Old Friend.

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 trying to contact an interviewee via email, and she didn’t … Continue reading Hello, Old Friend.

Depression.

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 worse. I get really tired talking to people. I just … Continue reading Depression.