Modern-Day Gentleman: Where Can I Find One?

Previously, we explored what it takes to be a modern-day gentleman. But what does that mean to me, as I once again take on the dating world? Dating today has changed from the days of yore. To illustrate, ladies tend Continue reading Modern-Day Gentleman: Where Can I Find One?

Meet Gen Z: The Lifestyle Of The New Generation

Over the passing of time, our world has changed in more ways than one. Generations come and generations pass, but as the old generation fades away, a new one comes to fill its place. With the arrival of the 21st Continue reading Meet Gen Z: The Lifestyle Of The New Generation

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

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

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

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?

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

Peranakan Wedding (Part 1 Of 2): Tradition And Preparation

Peranakan culture has many layers. It is a complex mix of interesting practices and customs. Despite having a controversial history, Peranakans have stood the test of time. Whilst many elements within the Peranakan culture still exist, others, like the language, Continue reading Peranakan Wedding (Part 1 Of 2): Tradition And Preparation

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

If You Could See The Future, What Would You Do Differently?

“Where do you see yourself in five years?” is no longer an obscure question that we often encounter during job interviews. In fact, it is predictable and we prepare the answer beforehand. I’d usually imagine myself working in the corporate Continue reading If You Could See The Future, What Would You Do Differently?

MasterChef Sha’s Fix – A Doctor Who Cooks From The Heart

When I first joined my new work place as a medical officer, my thoughts were on career advancement. I had chosen Radiology as my field of interest and now, it was time to work towards my goal. Of course, like Continue reading MasterChef Sha’s Fix – A Doctor Who Cooks From The Heart

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

Peranakan Malay: Keeping The Language Alive

The origin story of the Peranakans has always encountered debates. All things considered, it is difficult to determine its exact history. Even the most esteemed scholars are unable to come up with a definitive answer. Nevertheless, there has always been Continue reading Peranakan Malay: Keeping The Language Alive

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?

Coronavirus: Delivering A Newborn In Lockdown

This is a time where you and everybody else, worldwide, are avoiding contact with another human being. These measures, termed social distancing, are preventive in the fight against a global pandemic, COVID-19. In a nutshell, all manner of non-essential businesses Continue reading Coronavirus: Delivering A Newborn In Lockdown

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)

Peranakan: Origin Story Of The People Of The Straits

Not many people can say that they have met a Peranakan before let alone hail from that lineage. Growing up in a Peranakan household meant that I had a unique upbringing. Everything from culture to food and fashion had a Continue reading Peranakan: Origin Story Of The People Of The Straits

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

Beauty Queen: Carol Lee’s Spanning Career (Part 1 Of 2)

“All that glitters is not gold.” That usually is the stereotype with supermodels, TV hosts, newscasters and beauty queens. They are aesthetically beautiful on the outside but how are they on the inside? Are they articulate? Are they kind? Do Continue reading Beauty Queen: Carol Lee’s Spanning Career (Part 1 Of 2)