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

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

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

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

Intermittent Fasting: Debunking The Breakfast Myth

breakfast

As school children, we were always taught that eating breakfast daily is a must. I remember my parents were insistent that I grab a bite before going off to school every morning. However, most of what we know about breakfast Continue reading Intermittent Fasting: Debunking The Breakfast Myth

Grandma Was The Best: Coping With Her Loss

Grandmothers are amazing aren’t they? I love my grandma, Rajeswari very much. She took care of me for as long as I could remember. Not to mention, she was always on my side no matter what the issue was and Continue reading Grandma Was The Best: Coping With Her Loss

Social Anxiety: More Than Just Shyness To Me

What exactly is social anxiety? Is being shy the same as social anxiety? Oh, it is definitely more than that. Social anxiety is defined as “the fear of being judged and evaluated negatively by other people, leading to feelings of Continue reading Social Anxiety: More Than Just Shyness To Me

Journalling: Little Daily Dosage Of Self-Love

Have you ever heard the phrase “You can’t love a person until you love yourself first”? Self-love is important to living well because it guides us to love and appreciate ourselves despite the negativity. Self-love influences us to pick suitable soulmates, plan Continue reading Journalling: Little Daily Dosage Of Self-Love

Breakup 101: Getting Over A Breakup Like A Boss

My heart felt like it split into two when I broke up

Love can drive anyone crazy enough to show grand romantic gestures or feel like a superhero or worse, allow yourself to be vulnerable with a complete stranger. It honestly is an exhilarating feeling when the feeling is mutual. However, what Continue reading Breakup 101: Getting Over A Breakup Like A Boss

Are Online Classes The Nuisance New Normal For Students?

If I could describe 2020 in a word, it would be “unprecedented”. Learning has never been easy for some even before the pandemic. It has been approximately two months since classes were shifted virtually due to COVID-19. I wonder how Continue reading Are Online Classes The Nuisance New Normal For Students?

Carol Lee: Under Lockdown But Work Comes First (Part 2 Of 2)

2020 is definitely a year without precedent. Countries worldwide are imposing total or partial lockdown due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus. As we quarantine, whether alone or with loved ones, we grasp on the last thread of sanity. Continue reading Carol Lee: Under Lockdown But Work Comes First (Part 2 Of 2)

Inner Peace: A Self-Reflection Towards Attaining It

Attaining inner peace during the COVID-19 pandemic has been everyone’s challenge as it has taken everyone by surprise and none of us are really prepared for its onslaught. A Movement Control Order (MCO) was implemented by the Malaysian government to Continue reading Inner Peace: A Self-Reflection Towards Attaining It

Working From Home: Finding Work-Life Balance During Quarantine

The pandemic known as COVID-19 has impelled employees from non-essential businesses all over the world to work from home. In hopes to flatten the curve, Malaysians are complying with the movement control order (MCO) imposed by the government. But being Continue reading Working From Home: Finding Work-Life Balance During Quarantine

Caught Between The COVID ‘Devil’ And The Deep Blue Sea

The news of the COVID-19 pandemic brought the world to its knees. The novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, spread across the world with unprecedented speed, no thanks to the modern air travel. This pandemic literally caught everybody between the devil and the Continue reading Caught Between The COVID ‘Devil’ And The Deep Blue Sea

COVID-19 Quarantine: Help Your Children Learn From Home

Life is full of unexpected interruptions. From the beginning of 2020, the COVID-19 virus spread across the world like wildfire. Here in Malaysia, things went downhill very quickly. The government had to make an unprecedented decision. They implemented the Movement Continue reading COVID-19 Quarantine: Help Your Children Learn From Home

Social Distancing Y’all: Nowhere Else To Run

Running in the park has become a luxury since Malaysia's Movement Control Order to contain the Covid-19 pandemic

Surely by now the meaning of social distancing does not warrant a lengthy explanation. Its global understanding, a given; its implementation, universal. Therefore to contain the spread of COVID-19, a Movement Control Order (MCO) was decreed. For Malaysia, this meant Continue reading Social Distancing Y’all: Nowhere Else To Run

Staying Home, Staying Alive: Malaysians Learn To Stay Home

How many of us have watched doomsday movies or read books with an apocalyptic setting? Brilliant movies like Contagion, Pandemic and I Am Legend, which we assumed were works of fiction, now seem like “Life imitating Art.” However, in all Continue reading Staying Home, Staying Alive: Malaysians Learn To Stay Home

Data Protection: Everything You Need To Understand About It

In the age of digitalisation, everything and anything is online and always connected. Have you ever wondered what happens to the data you share online through online shopping, bank transactions, etc.? We live in a world where speed and convenience Continue reading Data Protection: Everything You Need To Understand About It

Breast Cancer Survivor Shares Her Winning Formula

Does it mean it’s the end-of-life for some people who are diagnosed with cancer? I bet, to face another day must have been tough for them. Stories by cancer survivors never failed to make me feel inspired. Because to me, Continue reading Breast Cancer Survivor Shares Her Winning Formula

Active Listening: Are You Really All Ears?

“My toddler said “Mama” today!! Couldn’t have been happier!!” We’re all aware of the excitement parents feel when their mini versions learn and begin to speak. It’s something vital, a survival code, maybe? It definitely is an important developmental milestone Continue reading Active Listening: Are You Really All Ears?

Public School Vs Private School Vs Home School (Part 2 Of 2)

Castre-like school building

Parents have always had this dilemma of choosing a school for their children. In the previous article (Part 1 of 2), we talked about the different types of schooling systems. Be it public school, private school or home school, each Continue reading Public School Vs Private School Vs Home School (Part 2 Of 2)

Plastic Is Our Undying Obsession, What Can We Do About It?

Seedy Zero Waste Store

It’s no secret that humanity has a passion for plastics in everyday life. However, did you know that plastic has become a common condiment in your daily meals? In fact, the World Economic Forum states that we ingest about a Continue reading Plastic Is Our Undying Obsession, What Can We Do About It?

Overcoming Anxiety When You Feel Overwhelmed With Life

It has been some time ago, but there was a point in my life, where I felt extremely troubled by all the little things. I realised that my brain was overworking, so to speak, and I found myself overthinking every Continue reading Overcoming Anxiety When You Feel Overwhelmed With Life

Shelter Dogs Only Want Some Compassion And Love

Humanity and compassion are two traits that humans have in them to show and practise towards all living beings. These include animals, like cats and dogs, for which humans are capable of reaching into the recesses of their own nature Continue reading Shelter Dogs Only Want Some Compassion And Love