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Archive for November, 2008

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I just want to be HAPPY. Is that too much to ask for, I wonder. To not be affected by small things, to have peace of mind, to stop being cynical and resentful towards Christians. To not be insecure about the most frivolous issues. To fucking quit being shy and self-conscious. The bane of my existence for 21 years. [...]

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Embracing the inner geek.

My iPhone has been my most trusted non-human companion during the exam period. When I don’t feel the need to talk much, it gives me a means to relieve stress or break by the numerous downloadable apps or its unmatchable internet surfing capabilities. Also, simply looking at its aesthetic and technological appeal may be enough. Furthermore, all these provide [...]

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Reprieve

Sometimes it’s just good to stop, reflect and ask yourself these questions: Who am I? In my own eyes and in the eyes of others, are there too many vast discrepancies? What do I want to do with my life? In academic/career arena: Continue to desire pursuing my Masters in Clinical, in spite of mediocre academic [...]

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If you like virtual pets, ornamental fish or an animal lover, here are two apps for your iPhone or ipod touch that you’re sure to enjoy.  First up is my personal favourite, Freshwater Aquarium. Here are some screenshots and a video:     [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bOt0KGQ14Os] (Screenshots and videos courtesy of  Xevious ) You are supposed to feed the fish to [...]

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Temperament

Apparently, research has compelling findings that a person’s temperament remains fairly stable throughout his/her life. This in turn also means that because temperament influences the way one perceives day-to-day events, it can be inferred that someone who’s a pessimist (i.e tendency to perceive things negatively), may find it very difficult to change his/her way of [...]

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