Cyberbullying: The Stab Wound Of Words

Cyberbullying is on the increase as we enter into the new era of social media. The year 2020 hasn’t been so great for all of us due to COVID-19 pandemic. Being quarantined and stuck at home has everyone escape to Continue reading Cyberbullying: The Stab Wound Of Words

Medical Tourism: What? Get My Knee Fixed Whilst On Holiday?

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Did you know that every year at least 20 million people from all over the globe travel abroad to seek medical attention? Medical tourism is the process of travelling outside the country of residence for the purpose of receiving medical Continue reading Medical Tourism: What? Get My Knee Fixed Whilst On Holiday?

Ketogenic Diet: Is What’s On Your Plate The New Vogue?

Previously we shared that the idea of maintaining ketosis has taken over the weight loss space. This is because celebrities like Kourtney Kardashian touted the ketogenic (keto) diet. This led keto diet to the forefront of the discussion. Although you are Continue reading Ketogenic Diet: Is What’s On Your Plate The New Vogue?

Disabled Children: Who Defends Their Rights?

Have you ever seen a disabled child in public before? If so, how did you react? Often, most people just quietly ignore him or her because they don’t know how to respond. Some kind souls might smile or wave at Continue reading Disabled Children: Who Defends Their Rights?

Ketogenic Diet: The New Health Vogue?

Diet; a word that literally means something we eat, in any shape or form. It is associated with a restrictive notion, specifically for losing weight but it is not really true. There are different kinds of diets like protein diet, Continue reading Ketogenic Diet: The New Health Vogue?

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

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

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

Intermittent Fasting: Debunking The Breakfast Myth

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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

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

The Dark Ages Of Dental Health Care: The COVID-19 Problem

Remember the movie Contagion back in 2011? Movie-goers caught a glimpse of a biological apocalypse; a deadly virus infecting millions worldwide with quarantines imposed and people growing afraid of each other. Sounds familiar? Back then, there was no sense of Continue reading The Dark Ages Of Dental Health Care: The COVID-19 Problem

Triplets: Double The Trouble, Triple The Fun

I’ve always had this particular fascination with triplets. Growing up, I’ve personally known a few sets of triplets. They are by far some of the most interesting people I’ve gotten to know in my whole entire life. As a set Continue reading Triplets: Double The Trouble, Triple The Fun

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

Could Your Mattress Be The Cause Of Your Backaches?

Oh, back pains. The all too familiar sting that many tend to wake up with. But what does it have to do with your mattress? Well, more than you can imagine. Continue reading Could Your Mattress Be The Cause Of Your Backaches?

Boxing: A Choice Or Faux Pas For Women?

A woman kisses her boxing gloves enthusiastically.

When we think about boxing, the first thing that comes into our minds are the names of famous boxers throughout history; Manny Pacquiao, Mike Tyson, and Muhammad Ali. Although boxing is primarily thought as a male-dominated sport, it actually has Continue reading Boxing: A Choice Or Faux Pas For Women?

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

Let’s Talk Business: How Does It Affect Your Aligners Choice

When I grow up I want to be a dentist. Not quite the common profession a young girl would pick, is it? Nevertheless, it is a job description most parents or grandparents would approve of. Why? Well, it is hard Continue reading Let’s Talk Business: How Does It Affect Your Aligners Choice

Your Eyes Are The Window To Your Soul

You are most probably reading this article from your smartphone, desktop or other digital devices. Furthermore, if you are with young children, they probably have one in their hands too. The use of gadgets is so prevalent nowadays. While gadgets Continue reading Your Eyes Are The Window To Your Soul

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?

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

The Aesthetic Generation – Why Is Smiling Important?

Before the advent of social media, we only know of celebrities and politicians setting societal trends. But as we advance into year 2020, we now have a new generation creating waves. Introducing Generation Z whose influence in the digital world Continue reading The Aesthetic Generation – Why Is Smiling Important?

The Prudent Smile – Making A Wise Choice

We’ve been on the receiving end of unethical business practice at some point in our lives. Try as we may, there is just no way to completely dodge this bullet. As long as there is profit, greed will always be Continue reading The Prudent Smile – Making A Wise Choice

Confessions Of A Cheapoholic: The Dirty Smile Exposé

Let’s be honest, we are all guilty of being a ‘cheapoholic’ not just once but many times in our life. We go wild whenever there is a sale, and we start searching for the best price for a certain prized Continue reading Confessions Of A Cheapoholic: The Dirty Smile Exposé

A Listening Ear To Your Everyday Problems

Have you ever felt like your mind is filled with a lot of thoughts? Are those thoughts troubling your everyday life? Do you wish to tell someone about it, but not sure if they’re reliable enough for you to share Continue reading A Listening Ear To Your Everyday Problems

Manual Physiotherapy Changed A Caregiver’s Life

Meet Annie Wong, a family caregiver with severe shoulder pain for years. She went for her first manual physiotherapy treatment and it changed her life completely as a caregiver. Giving care to an elderly in the family can be draining Continue reading Manual Physiotherapy Changed A Caregiver’s Life