Browsing Tag

self-care

  • Essay

    On living alone

    When I think of the most important things I’ve done to take care of myself, investing a big chunk of my monthly salary in my own apartment is perhaps the most important. I’ve lived…

    May 15, 2017
  • Essay

    It’s the little things

    An incomplete list of things that make me feel good. Being awake before the world starts to stir. Seeing birds chirping away in their own bird universe. When you’re swimming and feel weightless. When…

    May 8, 2017
  • Eat Me

    Eat me #1: On cooking as self-care

    Today, I’m starting a new column about food. It’s called ‘Eat me’. When I started publishing more of my writing, I started to cook again. I love ordering in – my favourite treat –…

    February 20, 2017
  • Essay

    In praise of the staycation

    The staycation. Defined by Urban Dictionary as: A vacation that is spent at one’s home enjoying all that home and one’s home environs have to offer.…

    February 13, 2017
  • Essay

    In praise of Autumn

    I always arrive into autumn with a sigh of relief. Temperamentally, it’s the season I’m most suited to (introverted, home bodied). It’s the homestretch of the year. I enjoy the ‘fresh start’ feeling of…

    October 17, 2016