Mother 21st August 2021 – I received a video call from my brother. “Quick, say what you wanna say now.” There she was, motionless. I hear and see wailing all around. What can I do but break down? Cancer took her. I foresee this because the doctor estimated weeks or days left. But it hits […]Read More I grieve two lives in two months
TGNTS (Too Good Not To Share) is a new series at my blog where I feature various topics that is enlightening and useful in everyday life. No one will ever say stress is good. And no one wants to be stressed. So, I was both surprised and curious when I spotted this book “The Upside […]Read More TGNTS Series | How Stress is Good for You!
Sick and tired. It has been one year, four months and 29 days since the lockdown. And it did not look like it’s going to be over soon. If you too, have been trying to stay afloat in this bizarre season in life, you can identify that lockdown fatigue is very real. I thought I […]Read More How to beat lockdown fatigue
A new kind of consumerism has taking it by storm – Online shopping. It is not new but it is definitely “THE” thing now amid the pandemic. First of all buying things is not the issue. Unintentionally buying is the problem. In The Minimalist’s new documentary “Less is Now” (released on Nexflix this year), the […]Read More Why less is now.
Uncertainty. This is the word I would describe my world for the past one year. Covid-19 pandemic has take over most of our most mundane life in Malaysia since March 2020. And it doesn’t seem to be over any time soon. People lost many things during this time – from simpler things like hobby, to […]Read More Heard enough of “Stay Positive” this pandemic
Year 2020 and 2021 might become synonymous with face mask, sanitizer, quarantine and…Nextflix. It’s an easy, convenient way to unwind after a work-from-home day during this pandemic lockdown. So many shows to choose from! I want to recommend the following 12 shows (two categories – documentary and movie/series) if you are looking to catch some […]Read More Lockdown Diary: Netflix to Inspire
I would never have thought this day will come. I went into the supermarket one day before the government announces the Movement Control Order (MCO) for two weeks due to the Covid-19 pandemic crisis. You know, just getting my usual groceries, ignoring the masses panic buying. Then I saw it – empty shelves! No vegetables, […]Read More A minimalist in time of crisis
Embracing minimalism in my life had changed many of my perspectives in life, including fashion style. I was a shopaholic before I knew shopping unintentionally can cause a pretty big mess to the earth. Read my story here, if you’re curious about it! So over the years, after encountering minimalism, I’ve learnt to be a […]Read More 5 Tips on How to Shop like a Minimalist
Did you know that an average woman uses about 12,000 pads in her lifetime? (source) My less-waste decision started a few years ago when I embraced a minimalist lifestyle. It all started with curbing my shopaholic habit (Why I become a minimalist), then to decluttering my whole life! (just-in-case stuff & stop buying stuff), then […]Read More I tried a menstrual cup for the first time! Zero-waste resolution
It has been three years since I embraced minimalism in my life. Quite a ride! From trying out multiple blog posts to creating my own recipes, for the past three years, I’ve learned so so much about it. And about myself. Here are lessons I’ve learnt that I wish I knew earlier. 1) It doesn’t […]Read More Minimalist, I wish you told me.