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What is the Role of Positive Psychology?

What is the Role of Positive Psychology?

Can there be too much positivity? It’s possible. Positive psychology is a useful tool and application to treat minor ailments and as a form of mental health maintenance and optimiser. However, we cannot dismiss the importance of the less desired emotions as they are eager 

Is social distancing causing delay in response time?

Is social distancing causing delay in response time?

In Singapore, we refer to the lockdown as a circuit breaker (CB). CB entails a set of stringent preventive measures, including social distancing to curb with the effects of COVID-19 pandemic. While I am not necessarily proud of it, I have been circuit breaking long 

How to create happy positive emotions by easy self-help and mindfulness

How to create happy positive emotions by easy self-help and mindfulness

Mindfulness starts with a slow pace

It was a seemingly uneventful afternoon, with the sun shining bright and warm in the usually hot and humid Singapore. Yet, my view was clouded with glooms, and the air smelt of the stench of staleness. I felt heavy even though I weighed at my lightest. The afternoon in the densely populated Singapore is often oddly quiet because everyone is busy attending a school or at work. 

Between rotting in bed and dragging my nearly lifeless body out of the rotting bed, I chose the latter. I wasn’t looking my best, but it didn’t matter. I put on the headset and turned the classical music up, loud enough to drown the environmental noises. I wasn’t planning on going anywhere in particular. I just walked around the neighbourhood and be lost in the urban jungle. 

Then, it happened.  Continue reading How to create happy positive emotions by easy self-help and mindfulness

When Depression is about Successful Survivorship

When Depression is about Successful Survivorship

It was just another ordinary day after a mundane routine of unimportant work. Like a bunch of worker ants on clockwork, we mindlessly took the company transport from the office located in the industrial estate and alighted at the nearest MRT (Mass Rapid Transit) train