Water Tubing: An Activity To Bond With Family And Friends

With the Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO) in Malaysia taking effect since 10 June 2020, schools nationwide have reopened in July 2020. At the same time more than 65% of Malaysia’s workforce have returned to work. The mundane routine of Continue reading Water Tubing: An Activity To Bond With Family And Friends

Complexity Of Skin Colour In The Modelling Industry

In the previous article, we shared about the problems along with the empowerment of plus-size models. Beauty enthusiasts know singer Rihanna‘s makeup brand Fenty is popular for its extensive inclusivity of all shades of skin. For the longest time, women Continue reading Complexity Of Skin Colour In The Modelling Industry

Explore The Magical Benefits Of Deep Breathing

A few deep breaths a day to achieve mental freedom.

I remember when I was a little girl, my father would always remind me to make deep breathing a habit whenever I feel overwhelmed. As an anxious child, I was easily influenced by the energy of my surroundings. I tend Continue reading Explore The Magical Benefits Of Deep Breathing

The Blessed Nature Of Kashmir (Part 2 of 2)

In the 14th century, the Sufi poet, Amir Khusrau alluded Kashmir to paradise on earth. There appears in the records of Emperor Jahangir that he too held this observation in the 17th century. Through the hundreds of years that followed, Continue reading The Blessed Nature Of Kashmir (Part 2 of 2)

Gaslighting: The Darkness In Toxic Society

Everyone will encounter a toxic person at some point in their lifetime. A toxic person is a person whose behaviour causes negative effects on others. Previously, I did meet such a toxic person with a gaslighting personality and it was not Continue reading Gaslighting: The Darkness In Toxic Society

Is Stock Market The Quickest Way To Become Rich?

Based on my latest reading on Malay Mail, Social Security Organisation (Socso) Employment Insurance Service (EIS) states that workforce attrition in Malaysia has risen by 42% year-on-year for the first quarter of 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Thus, making Continue reading Is Stock Market The Quickest Way To Become Rich?

Bespoke Experience: But Is It Savile Row Worthy?

A brown bespoke suit on mannequin

So you’re in the market for a suit. That’s not all, you also want to enjoy a “Kingsman” worthy bespoke experience in the process. No shame in admitting that we tend to enjoy the process more than the very output Continue reading Bespoke Experience: But Is It Savile Row Worthy?

Harassed By Ride-Hailing And Delivery Services

Ever since Movement Control Order (MCO) was imposed on 18 March 2020 in Malaysia, ride-hailing and food delivery services such as Grab, Foodpanda and HappyFresh have been saving us all from hunger. Although I, along with all Malaysians, appreciate their Continue reading Harassed By Ride-Hailing And Delivery Services

Cat Care: Abu’s Finally Settling In, What’s Next? (Part 2 Of 2)

Previously we described how we brought Abu into our home. And now that he’s comfortably settled in, it’s important to learn Cat Care 101. Now, I have to remember to keep Abu feeling safe, happy and healthy. This requires frequent Continue reading Cat Care: Abu’s Finally Settling In, What’s Next? (Part 2 Of 2)

Cyber Security: How Safe Are You On The World Wide Web?

Every day, millions of people all over the world go online to surf one of the greatest resources known to humanity: The World Wide Web. The World Wide Web is a place where people can go to socialise, interact, explore, Continue reading Cyber Security: How Safe Are You On The World Wide Web?

Electric Vehicles: Embracing The Electric Lifestyle

Nissan Leaf electric car

20 years into the 21st century, the concerns on climate change and the greenhouse effect are ever increasing. The rising cost of petroleum forces consumers to source for alternative energy sources with better efficiency and less impact on nature. The Continue reading Electric Vehicles: Embracing The Electric Lifestyle

Mindful Eating: Why It Is Important That You Practise It

Previously, we shared about intermittent fasting and its many health benefits. Our eating habits can affect our health and well-being. For most of us, mealtimes are mid-day breaks where we get to feed our hungry selves. However, we rarely have Continue reading Mindful Eating: Why It Is Important That You Practise It

My First Ever White Water Rafting Experience

I have been home quarantined in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia for four months since our government imposed the Movement Control Order (MCO) on 18 March 2020. During this lull, I scrutinised my bucket list and thought when this MCO ends, I’d Continue reading My First Ever White Water Rafting Experience

Plus-Size Modelling: Is There Such A Thing?

Previously, we shared how to empower women by being confident, and embracing one’s own body. But what if you don’t exactly have the “ideal” body shape? And what if you’re curvy and want to be a part of the modelling Continue reading Plus-Size Modelling: Is There Such A Thing?

Peranakan Weddings (Part 2 Of 2): 12 Days Of Celebrations

When I started exploring Peranakan culture, I did not expect that there would be so many complicated layers to uncover. From its complex origin story to the slowly disappearing language, food and customs, there is so much to explore. Previously, Continue reading Peranakan Weddings (Part 2 Of 2): 12 Days Of Celebrations

The Journey Through War-Torn Kashmir (Part 1 Of 2)

Jammu and Kashmir is India’s northernmost state, bordering Pakistan and China’s Tibetan Plateau. In 1947, India’s independence gave rise to a territorial dispute between India, Pakistan and China. This extended wrangling over land rights escalated into three wars between India Continue reading The Journey Through War-Torn Kashmir (Part 1 Of 2)

Adopting A Cat For The First Time? (Part 1 Of 2)

Coming home to a furry friend to play and cuddle with is every cat lover’s dream. But playing with them and actually taking care of them are two totally different things. There are a lot of responsibilities that come with Continue reading Adopting A Cat For The First Time? (Part 1 Of 2)

Classic MENswear Is A Misnomer: Rise Of Androgyny

We now live in the year 2020. The year we had futuristic visions about our standard of life. We’ve come a long way from the patriarchal society that we used to live in, thanks to the suffragettes of the last Continue reading Classic MENswear Is A Misnomer: Rise Of Androgyny

Long Distance Friendship: The Real Treasure In Friendships

Everyone has friends. Friends can be two or more people whom are always sharing stories with each other in daily life. This creates a beautiful bond between them. Honestly, I have a lot of friends who live far away from Continue reading Long Distance Friendship: The Real Treasure In Friendships

Planting: A Hobby That Helps In More Ways Than One

My mother, Chitra Sinnu is a wonderful and caring person who juggles a full-time job as an education officer and being the greatest mother in the world! The recent Movement Control Order (MCO) due to COVID-19 has halted Malaysia’s activities Continue reading Planting: A Hobby That Helps In More Ways Than One

What Would I Tell My Old Self About Money Management?

My younger self as a teenager had always imagined earning money to be fun. However, as the years passed by, I wish time would slow down because I don’t think I’m ready for bigger commitments. It feels surreal to think Continue reading What Would I Tell My Old Self About Money Management?

Rising Electricity Bills? Consider Installing Solar Panels

Solar panel on rooftop

In the previous article, we covered how we can now use solar energy to reduce electricity bills. The thought of installing solar panels on your rooftop was once reserved for those with deep pockets. Fortunately, the advancement of technology in Continue reading Rising Electricity Bills? Consider Installing Solar Panels

Newborns: Good Old Fashion Instincts Over Internet Research

We are now living in the information age. With just a few clicks, anybody can be somewhat, or even well informed about any subject of their fancy. All credit goes to the World Wide Web and its ever useful search Continue reading Newborns: Good Old Fashion Instincts Over Internet Research

MCO Provided Me The Time To Recuperate

COVID-19 appeared to have started in late 2019, and what seemed like a minor outbreak soon spread into a full-blown global pandemic. Not long after that, the number of cases spiked up all over the world. Death tolls kept rising Continue reading MCO Provided Me The Time To Recuperate

That Perfect 20/20 Vision… Or The Lack Thereof

As I inched towards the year 2020, the world seemed to have slowly faded away. By the end of 2019, my vision had literally deteriorated to a blur. I could not even view the world through rose tinted glasses; in fact Continue reading That Perfect 20/20 Vision… Or The Lack Thereof