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…

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…

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…

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…

What Makes You Happy?

One thing I’ve learned so far in my journey, is that happiness is found in the simplest of things—like spending time with our loved one, making someone smile, doing something nice for someone, being grateful, or maybe even playing with our pets. Happiness for each of us varies; so I’m really excited to hear your…

Living By ‘The Golden Rule’

They say, if you want to see who your true friends are, go through a tough time and see who sticks around. Over the years, I’ve lost many friends because of this; and with time I learned to easily differentiate among the real and fake ones, and what it takes to build a genuine friendship. …

10 Images of Love and Kindness

I’ve really had enough of all the negativity that’s been flooding the media lately. As much as I’m aware of  what’s taking place in the world, I refuse to focus on the bad. I’m a firm believer that there’s a lot more good than bad taking place. There are so many wonderful people who are…

Hard Work On a Hospital Bed

I’m an advocate for ambition and diligence. I believe our dreams will never be fulfilled and success will never be achieved if we just sit around, wasting time, hoping that something magically comes our way. That being said, I strongly believe we should maintain some sort of balance when it comes to working toward our…

10 Simple Reminders To Get By In Life

I forget a lot… like a lotttt! I like to believe it’s because I’m always doing several things at once, so my mind is often preoccupied. To remedy the situation, I constantly set reminders on my phone and write things down to remember. Aside from being reminded about my to-do list, I also like to…

A List of Things To Do in My Lifetime

In my last post, I wrote about waiting to do things in life—waiting to ‘live’. It inspired me to share my life list, which is basically a list of all the things I want to achieve, the dreams I want to fulfil, and life experiences I wish to have. “Every man dies — Not every…

An Act of Kindness Gone Wrong

Last Friday on my way home from work, I stopped by the mini-mart to grab a couple items. As I was leaving and heading to my car, a woman approached me—from her tattered red t-shirt and toiled skin, I figured she was homeless. In a quavering voice, she asked if I could give her some…

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