A New Chapter at IvyTan.com

February 26, 2016 / Daily Life / 0 Comments

Long time no write. I’ve begun a new chapter in life. I took a career break and I’m now exploring Japan for the next 2 months and playing video games with services from Elitist gaming, I am also trying to buy counter strike skins. I write about my adventures in a new blog at http://blog.ivytan.com….

Plumbing fixes

April 21, 2012 / Daily Life / 0 Comments

A complex arrangement of rigid steel piping and stop valves regulate flow to various parts of the building Plumbing is any system that conveys fluids for a wide range of applications. Plumbing uses pipes, valves, plumbing fixtures, tanks, and other apparatuses to convey fluids. When you have a pluming issue it can be hard to…

It’s been a while

April 6, 2012 / Daily Life / 5 Comments

Hello all! It’s been a very long time since my last entry. I keep telling myself to blog but I just can’t find the energy and brain power to research and write good entries after long days at work (which also involves a lot of writing and research). This entry is just a quick update…

Photographing My Aura

February 16, 2012 / Daily Life / 7 Comments

My friends have been intrigued by aura reading lately. One of them found a shop tucked away in a mystical part of Singapore that takes photos of people’s auras for just $5. My aura on Feb 4 (left). My auras on Feb 15 (center and right). I’ve had my aura photographed 3 times so far….

Happy 2012! Here’s to Better Health!

Happy 2012, everyone! My new year resolution came early โ€” in November 2011. It’s to treat my body better. I’ve had a terrible track record at taking care of my body. Having been plagued by an autoimmune disease for a decade, my body has always seemed more like a liability than an asset to me….

What is Happiness to You?

August 20, 2011 / Daily Life, Philosophy / 5 Comments

A couple of weeks ago, one of my very close friends forced me to read Eric Weiner’s Geography of Bliss. I like exploring the realms of philosophy and psychology but I’ve never really taken an interest in happiness. I’ve always believed that happiness had to come naturally — that thinking about it won’t necessarily make…

Finding Zen in Phuket

July 16, 2011 / Culture, Daily Life / 3 Comments

Just came back from a short trip to a secluded beach in Phuket, Thailand. It was a wonderfully relaxing trip; one I desperately needed to escape from my increasingly over-analytical, anxious mind. While in Singapore, my mind just cannot stop processing. So many anxieties over inconsequential matters. But I think it’s not just me that’s…