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

Public School Vs Private School Vs Home School (Part 1 Of 2)

Oxford University

There’s been a lot of recent discussions about private schools. More and more parents have been sending their children to private schools! “Should I let my child study in a private school? Will my child lose out if he or Continue reading Public School Vs Private School Vs Home School (Part 1 Of 2)

Reading Your Way To A Healthy And Stress-Less Life!

Bookshelf

As the digital age sets in, many people nowadays don’t really read books. We have smartphones and any information you seek is just one (Google) search away. Social media encourages one-way communication, generates idle brains, and as a result, people Continue reading Reading Your Way To A Healthy And Stress-Less Life!

Focus Group Discussion – The Invitation

Debbie dashed into the lift, and was completely unperturbed by the gawking young executive, who seemed startled by her abrupt appearance. 16th Floor… Project Gorgeous, the two-hour focus group discussion was her first. Had she used Waze at the start Continue reading Focus Group Discussion – The Invitation

E-Waste Recycling With ERTH For A Greater Cash Reward

Who would’ve guessed that saving the world while getting returns in your pocket is actually possible? E-waste recycling provides consumers and aspiring entrepreneurs the opportunities to leverage financial benefits while simultaneously playing a role to protect the environment. E-waste, unlike Continue reading E-Waste Recycling With ERTH For A Greater Cash Reward

Qualitative Research – Deep Diving Into Your Insights

What exactly is Qualitative Research? Unless you are working in the marketing, market research or its related industry, you’d never care a dime for what it means. Well, we… that’s you and me, are consumers of a plethora of products Continue reading Qualitative Research – Deep Diving Into Your Insights