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Getting Burnt Out by the Internet? 7 Tips to Deal with Digital Burnout

Beach

Today I was at the beach. It was a refreshing feeling, seeing the waves and blue sea and hearing the calming waves. While I was there, it made me think about how much of the real world, nature we’re missing out on these days as our world becomes more digitized…

Reading Hate Mail [Video]

Have you received a nasty email or message before? How did you feel after receiving it? Running a public blog means that I get bashed ever so often with hate mail or not-so-nice messages. In today’s Celes.TV video, I share some of the hate mail I’ve received over the years of…

I’m a failure.

Girl lying on the bed, thinking

Last week I felt like a failure. It was just a series of events in recent period that made me feel this way, like my dad getting injured at work and having to go through surgery to fix the injury. It made me feel that I failed to care for him as a daughter (he’s fine now and…

How to Stay Positive All the Time [Video]

Hey everyone! 😀 Are you feeling down at the moment? Facing a setback? Well, you’re not alone. In today’s Celes.TV video, I share 5 tips on how to stay positive all the time! :) (Note: it doesn’t involve self-delusion, affirmations, or tricking yourself into thinking you’re happy when you really aren’t.)

The Day My Pet Died: How to Cope When Your Pet Passes Away

Nancy by the window

January 28, 2015. I’ll never forget this day. It was the day my cat, Nancy Bird, died. He was 2. We (my husband and I) don’t know what led him to his death, and probably will never know. All we know is that he likely fell from one of the…

The Science of Happiness [Infographic]

Science of Happiness [Infographic]

Is there a science to happiness? Well according to this infographic, there is! Check out the patterns, backed up by science, that are linked to happy people. Apparently, married people are 10% happier than unmarried people (I’m surprised!), healthy people are 20% happier than average (this, I’m NOT surprised ), Mexico…

Why I Got Depressed Writing My Book: Your Guide Through Development Hell

Stressed boy

Are you working on a project that seems never-ending? Are you on the brink of quitting because the work has turned out to be much more than you anticipated when you signed up for it? If so, welcome to “development hell.” A term that originated in the media industry, “development hell” refers…

Are You Focusing on the Black Dot?

Black dot: What grabs your attention first?

Back in school, I had a history teacher whom I really hated. (But that’s not what today’s post is about.) I remember an analogy he shared during a lesson (it wasn’t even his idea too; it was one of his student’s) which stuck with me. Consider the image below this line. What…