Life Lessons, Mental Health

10 Habits of a Mentally Strong Person

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*** Hey hunnies! I received an email from one of our friends, Brenda Medina, asking about how I managed to overcome depression. It is a sensitive subject and lots of people do not feel comfortable opening up straight away. But that’s exactly the point of this post – a friendly talk about failures, committing mistakes and how not to succumb to such negative thoughts. On my recent travel, I managed to sit down, reflect and was able to write about it. Yes, I always carry a notebook with me whenever I travel so I can write things whenever I get inspired. 😛 I hope you find this helpful. ❤

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Life Lessons, Travel Thoughts

4 Reasons Why Being Bilingual Rocks!

A friend once told me, “I speak English, so I don’t have to learn a foreign language….

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Life Lessons

Embracing Your Imperfections

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***Today, I’d like to share something that I’ve dealt a few years ago. I tend to obsess about making everything I do perfect and I get disappointed whenever I do something that’s subpar. I often blame myself for it and thinking I could have done things differently tactics wise. I’d lay down and think about it the whole night only to wake up to a horrible feeling the next day. During my trip to Israel last February, I finally got the time to reflect and write about it. I hope you find this helpful. ❤

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Life Lessons, Running

15 Life Lessons that I Learned From My First Marathon

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I’ve learned that finishing a marathon isn’t just an athletic achievement. It’s a state of mind; a state of mind that says anything is possible.

– John Hanc, running writer

 

Last February 1, 2015, I ran my first 42km, the Condura Skyway Marathon: I Run For A Hero.  I was a little apprehensive as it was my first time to run a race that I think couldn’t finish. Honestly, it was an overwhelming and humbling experience. Maybe one day I’ll run the race again and break my personal record but for now, I’m just really thankful to have done it and finished injure-free.

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