Just a disclaimer that by no means am I a professional tarot card reader giving advice. I am simply sharing with you my realisation in my own practice as a tarot enthusiast.

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Ever since I started on my journey into the world of spirituality, I have come to make sense of the different holistic practices as a means to see the different perspective when viewing something.

With the uncertainty of the pandemic that we are in, I find the need to put together a set of tools that would help anchor my thoughts when they start to overwhelm me. This…

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It’s been a year since I revisit my morning practice after coming out of the circuit breaker here in Singapore that started on April 7th, 2020, to June 1st, 2020. Currently, Singapore is experiencing a variation to the circuit breaker where we are now back to Phase 2 (Heightened Alert). While not being able to dine outside makes it hard to meet up and catch up with friends over coffee, the new variant strain has certainly caused me to worry as compared previously.

Despite being one of the few privileged ones to have gotten my vaccination early, it has been…

DISCLAIMER: The content of this article is meant solely to share with you the things that do for my mental wellbeing. It is not meant to substitute any advice provided by medical professionals. If you suspect that you are facing mental-health related problems, you are strongly encouraged to seek professional help. If you’re residing in Singapore, check out — (http://smhff.com/helplines)

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Since the emergence of COVID-19, mental health has become one of the trending topics as seen on Google Trend. In an article published by the World Economic Forum titled, “Google shows huge panic attack rise during COVID-19”, Michael Hoerger, an…

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“Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.”
― Søren Kierkegaard

Last week I felt the friction in keeping to my two posts a week, so I decided to spend some time and delve into one of the few drafts that I was switching back and fro from. So here I am again, taking my advice to slow down, reflect and review.

There is significance in noticing the things that we usually overlook in our daily lives as we go about our routine. With time, foreign habits becomes familiar. From the time we get out of…

Now is the time to follow-up on the things you once wanted to do but never got around to it.

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“Either you follow-up or you fold-up.”
― Bernard Kelvin Clive

The idea for this topic popped into my mind as I was doing administrative work for one of my ad-hoc jobs one day. It isn’t exactly a theory or concept per se, but at that time it made sense to me when I was thought-dumping in my notebook. Hence, I thought why not try to see where this could go. So I hope you could receive this with an open mind.

The term “follow-up” is something I frequently come across when dealing with proposals, projects and emails that are waiting…

Begin your day filled with energy to delve into the things you want to get done.

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Your morning sets up the success of your day. So many people wake up and immediately check text messages, emails, and social media. I use my first hour awake for my morning routine of breakfast and meditation to prepare myself.

— Caroline Ghosn

I love how Caroline talks about preparing herself for the day. That is what everyone essential does isn't it? We wake up and do the necessary things we need to get done for the main event of the day. Be it work, grocery shopping or running errands, there is a certain level to which we need to…

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My first encounter with the term “Flow”, happened during a supervision group meeting for my final year dissertation. A classmate of mine was working on the theory of flow in her daily practice as a dancer to cope with anxiety. This was two years ago and during that period, I thought it was a pretty interesting concept but that was all to it. Recently as I begin brainstorming for different topics to share in my writing, I wanted to revisit this notion of Flow, which was named by Mihály Csíkszentmiháli in 1975.

Flow is sometimes known as ‘being in the…

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“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit. ”

— Aristotle

As a dancer, the concept of practice has always been ingrained in us the moment we step into the studio doors. The body is our instrument in our line of work. Just like how violin strings need to be maintained and changed depending on how frequent you use it, the same idea can be applied to our corporeal body.

So what is this daily practice that I am referring to?

A daily practice can simply be thought of as a routine that…

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“To create, one needs to absorb.”

To all the time when you feel like you’re in a rut and nothing seems to progress, take a step back and turn your gaze inwards. Allow the external world to run by you as you take notice of the rise and fall of your chest. Become aware of the way your lungs expand as you inhale and allowing the exhale to become a response of it. …

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As I begin to start prepping for dinner, I plug in my AirPods to play a recent podcast episode by Ali and Taimur Abdaal titled 68 Bits of Unsolicited Advice see link [here]. This is one of my go-to weekly podcast where Ali Abdaal a junior doctor working in UK’s National Health Service would share about different topics on productivity, lifestyles and other interesting topics that he would banter back and forth with his brother Taimur on. Ali also has a YouTube channel where he shares his passion for tech-related topics and productivity.

I became hooked on the contents that…

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Independent Dance Artist Training in Trauma-Informed Relational Somatics https://peiyunchua.wixsite.com/yundance

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