A Momentous Day: 24th of February, 2022

Today, Russia invaded Ukraine. At the same time, Omicron is ravaging Hong Kong. Unlike previous waves, COVID feels so intimate this time around. There are people around me catching it. I have found myself stressed out, anxious and short tempered. On the positive side, I have been paying closer attention to myself. I have become … Read moreA Momentous Day: 24th of February, 2022

Side Effects of Anti-depressants: Accidental Mindfulness

I have been battling with my mind for a few years now. I tried talk therapy, CBT, medication, meditation, exercising, morning routines, dusk routines, pre-sleep shut down routines, mushroom elixir, you name it. What I have learned is some of these might work for some of the time. Hence it is important that I accept … Read moreSide Effects of Anti-depressants: Accidental Mindfulness

What Joseph Goldstein Did To Me This Morning

When you become aware that your shoelaces have become untied, which they will, simply re-tie them and begin again. When you become aware that your boyfriend is cheating on you, which he will, simply dump him and begin again. When you become aware that your boss is slacking off, which she will, simply return to … Read moreWhat Joseph Goldstein Did To Me This Morning

為乜靜觀?

如果你問我打坐/冥想究竟有乜實際用途,唯一一樣野我可以好肯定咁答你,就係我依家比以前更加為意到,其實我經常唔為意自己嘅行為同思想。

Stop wasting your time on life hacks

https://www.demilked.com/shitty-life-pro-tips-hacks/ Hack this instead. There are so many life hacks out there: morning routines, brushing with your opposite hand, intermittent fasting, swallow a live frog … One trait about all life hacks (or hacks in general), is that they are meant to save you time by offering you “secret” hidden guilty-free shortcuts. While some of these … Read moreStop wasting your time on life hacks

A cockroach, Oumuamua, and squirrels.

A cockroach, Oumuamua, and squirrels. I suffer from mindlessness. When coupled with other cognitive distortions and natural selection, I am the optimal lab rat for any socialists psychologists and Buddhism monks. It was 4:30am. I woke up naturally. I wondered, if I were famous, would this fact earn me an entry into one of Business … Read moreA cockroach, Oumuamua, and squirrels.

Buddhism was designed for life hackers

Source: https://www.instagram.com/invaderwashere/ I am convinced that whoever designed Buddhism did kettlebell swings, used grayscale on her iPhone and brought her own coffee mug to order masala chai with almond milk. The fact that all these ridiculously vague stuff was so well summarized into bullet points convinced me that this person was a geek, or a … Read moreBuddhism was designed for life hackers