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How Many People in Singapore Feel at Times

The advert is directed at something else, but I saw the picture of the woman on the bus, I immediately thought stressed and squeezed. And somehow it was apt that it was raining that day. Some days we all feel … Continue reading

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The Widening Income Gap in Singapore is Worrying

Unless you’re rich, you would probably be among the people who are worried about the rising housing prices and the cost of everything else in Singapore.  Retirement does not seem plausible at all, which is why most people struggle in … Continue reading

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10 Things You May Not Know About Panic Attacks

When I first heard about panic attacks triggered by unusual causes I was one of the guilty ones who immediately thought ‘strange‘. I now can relate to why Billy Bob Thorton might be afraid of antiques and Nicole Kidman of … Continue reading

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A Minimalist, Serene Life

I feel frazzled, stressed and poor, by a consumerist society that is continually telling me what you need to own in order to be happier. It made me wonder if there was a healthier way to live.  Well there is. … Continue reading

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Society is Afraid of Alone

I think this poem translated into a film is just beautiful and meditative. The poet is Tanya Davis. Watching the little clip made me feel so much more relaxed and for a moment, no longer constrained under the glare of … Continue reading

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Glee’s To Sir With Love: An Ode to Teachers Who Truly Care

Teaching in 1960 vs 2010 {Image: Cagle Cartoons} When I was a kid I wanted to teach because as a child of the 70’s and 80’s, teachers were respected and we were all very timid, quiet and well behaved. The … Continue reading

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Why Work Sucks Today

Since the Millenium I have noticed society changing.  The change for the worse seemed abrupt to me, especially at work, where the office once a place to fulfill your vocation and do an honest’s day’s work, became a place filled … Continue reading

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