300 Acts of Kindness Challenge

Most of us have good intentions and always choose to be kind; but when we’re busy going about our days, how often do we actually practice kindness? In essence of this, one of the pending things in my life-list is to do a Kindness Challenge. There are many ways to do this, but I decided…

What is Real Love?

There’s an inevitable thrill at the beginning of every relationship—the chase, the getting to know each other, the falling in love—it’s fun.  But love is not a Fairy tale—there is no guaranteed happy-ever-after like you see in the movies. It’s said that, every relationship will get boring after you’ve been together for years. The “in…

8 Things That are Truly a Waste of Time

Yesterday, I stumbled upon a list—“things that are a waste of time”—and decided to dig a little deeper to compile a similar list and share with you. I think that life is too short to waste your precious time doing the these:   Fighting with others instead of agreeing to disagree.  Waiting for something to…

Why Some People May Not Like You

Is there someone who just does not like you? It could be due to a lack of chemistry, just plain old jealousy, or perhaps because of unresolved past issues. But what if it’s neither of those and you’re left scratching your head about why someone does not like you. Researchers of the American Psychological Association…

15 Ways to Have a Good Day

Every new day is a blessing but not every day goes as we’d like it to—we all have off days. However, it’s best for our well-being if most of our days are good days. To help with this, here are 15 ways to have a good day:    Get an early start and be thankful…

New Year, New Possibilities

Wow, it’s been a month since my last post! I really missed my wonderful readers. To those who took their time to touch base to find out why I haven’t been posting, I sincerely apologise for going MIA without notice. I decided to take an extra-long time-off at the beginning of the year to get…

6 Things To Do This Christmas

With Christmas just a few days away, most of us are busy trying to get things checked off our to-do list, like buying last-minute presents and organising our homes. Sometimes, we get too caught up doing those things that we forget the true meaning of Christmas. I’m guilty of it too. Christmas is a time…

What’s Your Favourite Christmas Memory?

I’m asking my weekly questions this month as a way for us to reflect on our year 2017 and to spread the joy of Christmas. I look forward to your responses. Question: What’s Your Favourite Christmas Memory? My response: My favourite memory was around age 11—I woke up super excited  at the crack of dawn on…

10 Things I Learned This Year

As the old saying goes, “We live and we learn.” Sometimes we learn things the hard way through trial and error, failure and mistakes; and sometimes we learn from simply observing the people and things around us, and being open to new information and change. Fortunately this year, I had to learn nothing the hard…

What’s One Thing You Changed This Year?

I’m asking my weekly questions this month as a way for us to reflect on our year 2017 and to spread the joy of Christmas. I look forward to your responses. Question: What’s One Thing You Changed This Year? My response: This year was one of many great changes for me, but the change that stands…

The Stupid Things We Do When Young

I was cracking-up by a song on radio while driving to work yesterday—“Young Dumb & Broke”—apparently it’s a hit. When it ran into the chorus, I giggled and shook my head as my mind wandered down memory lane to all the dumb sh*t I did when I was younger. I cringed in embarrassment at the…

15 Signs You’ve Found ‘The One’

I had the pleasure of collaborating with the very talented writer and blogger, Jiji Tharayil who contributed largely to put together this article. She’s the creator of Life Line. When I came across her blog and got to know her a bit more, I realised with our similarities, we just had to write a piece together! I…

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