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…

How to Stop Being a People-pleaser

Do you find yourself always saying “yes” to your friends, family and co-workers even when you don’t want to? Then you may be a people-pleaser. People-pleasers are the kind of people who put everyone else before themselves and will do whatever is asked of them to make and keep everyone happy.  Up until recently, I’ve…

How to Have Healthy Relationship Fights

Every relationship has fights. If you’re in a relationship and you don’t at least scoff and roll your eyes at your partner from time to time, something is seriously wrong. When you’re in a relationship you’re expected to agree on most things, not everything.  There will be times where both people just cannot see eye to eye; so instead…