DoRiS chow

Aspiring Author, Active Reader, Continuous Learner, Avid Traveller, Regular Volunteer, Plants Lover and Lifestyle Designer. Check out my blog at http://minimalisttraveler.blogspot.sg/

Abnormal Is The New Normal: Why Fit In When You Can Create Your Own Mold?

ByDoRiS chow
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Ellen Goodman said, Normal is getting dressed in clothes that you buy for work and driving through traffic in a car that you are still paying for -- in order to get to the job you need to pay for the clothes and the…

Health Is Everything: How You Can Take Better Care Of Yourself Both Internally And Externally

ByDoRiS chow
It’s true that we don’t know what we've got until we lose it, but it’s also true that we don’t know what we've been missing until it arrives. While this anonymous quote may have been referring to “the one” in romantic relationships, it can also…

Believe It Or Not, Being Single Is Actually Preparing You For Being In A Relationship

ByDoRiS chow
The best part about singledom is the freedom, while the worst part is the occasional loneliness. Both sides of the grass — singledom and couplehood — can be lusciously green, so long as the sufficient sunlight, water and nutrients are present. Most…

We Need To Change The Way We Cope With Things Before Bad Habits Are Made

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Since we cannot use yesterday's solution to solve tomorrow’s problems, we need to refine our coping strategies as we progress through life — an effective coping strategy includes emotional management and an adaptable attitude. We need to be aware of…

Everyone Seeks Freedom: The 6 Elements Of Space You Need To Be Comfortable In Life

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Everyone seeks freedom, be it financial or simply time. If freedom is a “thing,” it is essentially a “space” — the gap that provides opportunities. Somewhere in the midst of society modernization, space was seen as waste at best and as useless at…

Keeping Your End Goal In Mind Is The Key To Falling In Love With Your Work

ByDoRiS chow
If you are your own employer, would you hire yourself and pay your salary to do your amount of work? If the answer is yes, that’s fantastic! If not, perhaps you are not doing your best or do not have the right job yet. Some say they need the money,…

How We Can Create Good Luck In Our Everyday Lives

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Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity — Roman philosopher Senaca figured it out 2,000 years ago. Every day, we experience luck and see good things happening all around us. Sure, some people are luckier than others; to live in a…

Why A Solo Self-Discovery Trip Is A Must For A Bucket List

ByDoRiS chow
I have been on a few international solo trips in the past seven years, but they were not as impactful as the one-month trip I took last year when I turned 30. The difference was the purpose — I went on that trip to discover myself. With one purpose…