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Travelling during COVID

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Travelling interstate during the pandemic has its host of stresses.

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Semesterly breakdown - tick!

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I had to submit an assignment this week I knew I had not done well in at all, and all I could think about was how dumb I must be compared to my classmates.

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Financial anxiety

A plant shoot sprouting from a pile of coins.

What a familiar feeling!

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Small ways to support friends

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Taking care of ourselves should be among our top priorities, and checking in on our friends can also be pretty important. But sometimes it's hard to know if anything we've done was helpful to them in any way at all.

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Emotional fitness

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Winter is truly upon us. Flu season is too, on top of the coronavirus. Apart from ensuring I’m up to date with all my COVID and flu vaccines and generally keeping my body healthy, is there something that can help with my emotional fitness?

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Taking time to rest

Ginger lemon tea

Getting the flu sucks, but what is also challenging is taking the time to rest.

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Dealing with body issues

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I have been unhealthily obsessed with my weight for a long time.

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Three years of Eid abroad

A bunch of ketupat.

Eid celebrations (or Raya as we call it in Malaysia) began to look a little different to me in 2020.

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The magic of a garden

variety of small cacti and succulents in pots on a shelf

After having lived in small apartments/units for the past four years, helping my siblings build a small veggie garden at home has filled me with some unexpected joy.

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Pomodoro breaks

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I love those 'Study with Me' pomodoro YouTube videos as much as the next person, but I never know what do when my five minute break starts!

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