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Are You Happy? #Happiness #Life

At each significant stage of my life, whether it was the first day of school, or college or moving to a new place, or marriage, well-meaning friends and relatives have asked me: are you happy? I’ve given garbled responses, of course, because unlike common belief on the subject, there is no yes or no answer,…

How have you been? #life

Life has its way of forcing you into what you need. For the past several days, that’s what it has done to me: given me enforced bed rest. I haven’t been keeping well this year, and this weekend brought another crash. Weather in Singapore being its hot and humid tropical best, I’m trying to stay…

How do You Reduce #SocialMedia Angst?

Editing has exhausted me this entire week. Add to the fact that I was unwell and still don’t feel a hundred per cent and there’s this tendency to droop and focus on gloom and doom. My social media feed full of news of carnage, aggressive conversations without nuance or patience, and stories about leaders, who…

#atozchallenge: Where Do You Find Your Zen?

For the A to Z Blogging Challenge, I’VE blogged 26 days in April based on the alphabet and brOUGHT you stories from the nonprofit Project Why. Today, a month of Project Why‘s stories on this blog for the A to Z Challenge is coming to an end. We started with Anouradha Bakshi, the founder of…