I love milk. I grew up drinking a glass of milk everyday and unlike most kids, I looked forward to it. Recently however I found myself suffering from various gastric issues and I started to notice a pattern. Anytime I drank milk, or milk related products, I would find myself rushing to the toilet within … Continue reading How I A/B tested my adult onset lactose intolerance
I read The Alchemist for the first time today and my life will never be the same again. Transform your life, go after your dreams, and don't fear failure.
Day 1: Dreamer Vs Builder Personally, I am a dreamer by nature. I am easily excited by the prospect of new ideas and new problems to solve. The ideation process that leads to the solution can keep me up for nights until I have cracked it. But the issue occurs during implementation: I find myself … Continue reading Bouncing back from failures (Part 1)
It’s 2.01am in the morning and I can’t sleep. My insides churn, like relentless waves crashing against the shore on a stormy night. My tears are stuck in my throat, and my breath comes out in sharp gasps, a drowning man aching for oxygen as he drowns. I keep thinking what I could have done … Continue reading Tu veux ou tu veux pas (Or how I am not sure what the hell is going on anymore.)
Biology’s cruel joke goes something like this: As a teenage body goes through puberty, its circadian rhythm essentially shifts three hours backward. Suddenly, going to bed at nine or ten o’clock at night isn’t just a drag, but close to a biological impossibility. Studies of teenagers around the globe have found that adolescent brains do … Continue reading Sleep and the Teenage Brain | Brain Pickings
Most of us never learn to love at all. We play at love, imitate lovers, treat love as a game. Is it any wonder so many of us are dying of loneliness, feel anxious and unfulfilled, even in seemingly close relationships, and are always looking elsewhere for something more which we feel must certainly be … Continue reading A “Dynamic Interaction”: Leo Buscaglia on Why Love Is a Learned Language | Brain Pickings
“Art and love are the same thing: It’s the process of seeing yourself in things that are not you.” ― Chuck Klosterman, Killing Yourself to Live: 85% of a True Story The first actual portrait I tried to do with crayons. Inspiration: The Ikea painting I have in my room. Inspiration: Post card. After finishing this sketch, … Continue reading iDoodle.
1. Be vegetarian for 25 days in a row. No cheating! 2. Go on an actual date with someone who really is into the whole of me. Instead of just wanting to simply hook up. What happened to romance? 3. Finish the portrait on PS that I promised J! 4. Run 10km without giving up. … Continue reading 25 things to do before I turn 25.
“Look around your college classroom, spot the virgins. See, this seems like a game until you skip over the girl with a short skirt and hair in front of her eyes because you heard last summer that she slept with like nineteen guys. You can’t see her hands, but they’re under the table, pulling a … Continue reading Sex doesn’t change you. (I am not an object to be used)
“There’s a tendency to value romantic and sexual relationships over other types of relationships, where friendship and queerplatonic connections are considered the training wheels for the real relationship, and where it’s assumed that nonsexual partners always take a back seat to other kinds of relationships. And don’t enjoy a connection with the same emotional depth … Continue reading “I Don’t Mean to Baffle You, But I Do: Queerplatonic Partnerships”