Emotional Preparation for Studying Overseas

by Trisha Leong   University is the place where we, as young adults, discover more about ourselves and plan our futures to the furthest extents possible. Some of us push the boundaries of our learning experience even further by making the decision to continue our studies in a foreign land. By doing so, a new “friend” may continuously trail us. This is no other than: … Continue reading Emotional Preparation for Studying Overseas

Anxiety and Me: An Interview

Mental illnesses are hard to detect – one must be extremely attentive to the little details in order to do so. Precisely because there is no set of objective symptoms, the ignorance towards all issues related to mental illness is alarming. Continue reading Anxiety and Me: An Interview

Mindfulness: 4 Simple Exercises To Reduce Stress

As a university student, you find yourself constantly performing a balancing act – from assignments to extracurricular activities to revising for your exams. You wear a smile on your face, but deep down you know that you are tired and stressed out. Little things can trigger a volcano eruption from the inside, effortlessly. You wake up in the morning, study, sleep; and the process repeats itself automatically as if you were programmed to do so forevermore.

We are so often caught up in this hustle and bustle of life. How often do we stop and pay our full attention to the things around us? When was the last time we tuned in to our bodies, our minds, and our emotions? Continue reading Mindfulness: 4 Simple Exercises To Reduce Stress