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Monthly Archives: July 2018

Let’s Talk About Birth Control: Part 2

Here are some more types of birth control you may want to consider (and research) before your trip to the doctor. I ultimately decided to go back on the pill, after weighing up the side-effects against my anxiety over inserting foreign objects into my body. I like the idea of being able to cease taking […]

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Let’s Talk About Confucius: Part 5

I was afraid that what I have expressed in this blog can’t tell one-tenth of how a great Confucius is – the truth is, I can’t. I feel so lack of confidence in writing this that I start to read The Analects of Confucius (or just Analects) again, where most of my impressions of Confucius […]

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A Foodie Like Me: Part 1

I believe many foodies discovered their “foodie nature” when they were young. For me, the satisfaction and happiness that food brought me was so real and unforgettable. I started to reveal the “foodies nature” when I was 3. Every morning before I even open my eyes, I ordered my parents to give me a bottle […]

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How (Not) to Write a Self-Help Book

Someday I want to write a book – one giving all those self-help books a good kick in the pants.

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A Dream in a Dream

Many people have dreams in dreams, I guess. I can remember one clearly.

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Talking About Mental Health

Broaching the topic of mental health is hard. How do you tell someone that your brain is just being horrible and you need some time away from everything? It feels like there’s almost an all-or-nothing approach sometimes. You’re either in a really bad way and everyone takes you seriously or you’re just kind of coping, […]

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Lacking Study Enthusiasm?

Time to start uni work once again! We’re all feeling well-rested after those holidays, aren’t we? Yeah, me neither.

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Eco-friendly Menstruation

Did you know that women and period-havers use an average of 10,000 to 15,000 tampons, pads, and panty liners in their lifetimes? This has a huge impact on the environment, and our wallets. Women usually have their periods from about age 13 to 51 and menstruate for three to seven days every month. According to […]

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Social Sleep Deprivation

Sleep is a basic need. It’s like food, water or air: if you didn’t have enough of it, you’d just collapse. It’s strange, then, that so many people seem to neglect getting enough sleep.

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Only Human

In the early days of a relationship, your partner is perfect. Every single thing they do is flawless. Every habit, every hobby, everything they say. They can do no wrong. Except, they aren’t perfect. It might not be noticeable in the first month, or even the first year, but spend enough time with someone you’ll […]

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