Eat Local- Eat Sambal

Sambal Food

Sambal is a hot sauce that is popular in many Southeast Asian countries especially Malaysia and Indonesia. Its earthiness and spiciness might tingle your taste buds. Its main ingredients that comprises of chili peppers, lime juice, shallots, salt, sugar and salt are easily found in this region. Other ingredients such as belacan (shrimp paste) maybe […]

Can Pokemon Go Bring Health Benefits?

Pokemon Go Health Benefits

After what seemed like ages, Pokemon Go has finally arrived in Malaysia and Singapore! The scene of people holding phone walking around parks, shopping malls catching Pokemon will now be a norm. Image Source How is Pokemon Go played? In order to catch as many Pokemon as possible, ‘trainers’ (players) are required to walk around […]

5 Common Superstitions in Malaysia

Girl Superstition

Living in a traditional Malaysian household, my mother never fails to tell me things I shouldn’t do for the fear that something unlucky might befall on us. To top that off, my parents are quite the superstitious people so there were a lot of restrictions to what I could do but never knew why I […]

How Loneliness Can Affect Your Health

Lonely girl

Loneliness, can it even affect our health? Yes it does! The word lonely itself is so depressing, oh good lord! It definitely affects our health way too much than we can imagine. Loneliness must not be rubbished and pushed under the carpet, it needs perseverance to come out of it and move on in life, […]

Travel Alert! Zika Virus Is Ready To Strike

Zika Virus

  This morning when I was skimming through the news, one particular article caught my attention. It warned Malaysians travelling to countries like Brazil to beware of the Zika virus. Gosh, this made me curious to read about this new micro-organism. By: Lima Pix What is Zika virus? Zika Virus or referred to as ZIKV […]

OCD – What You Can Do and How Others Can Help

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Sheldon Cooper from Big Bang Theory, Monica Geller from FRIENDS and Kevin Casey from Scrubs. What do these 3 popular TV personalities have in common? They are all people with some sort of OCD. Also, they all seem to be clean freaks which is essentially a form of OCD that is rather prevalent amongst many. […]

Is It Good Or Bad To Get Pregnant After Miscarriage

Pregnant Woman 2020

Having a miscarriage is devastating. Miscarriage is also known as pregnancy loss, that is the natural death of an embryo or fetus before 20 weeks. What are the common causes of recurrent miscarriages? Anatomical Causes When our body structure causes the miscarriage, it could be due to a misshaped uterus, incompetent cervix, large uterine fibroids […]

Top 9 FAQs For Zika Virus

Zika Virus 2020

Will I die from Zika virus?  Zika virus is not harmful in most cases. However Zika virus can be harmful for pregnant women.   So what’s the big deal? Brazil declared emergency in 2015 as the Zika virus was believed to cause brain damage to 2,400 babies. The birth defect is known as microcephaly and prior […]

Smoking and Vaping during Pregnancy: To Quit or Not to Quit?

Girl Vaping

“Smoking is bad for you” is something just about every smoker and non-smoker has heard at least a million times. Now let us give you some insight as to how popular and common smoking is right now in Malaysia. According to the SunDaily just last year, 4.7 million people out of nearly 30 million in […]

Want To Lose Weight? – Prepare Your Diet Plan

Diet Chart For Losing Weight

You’ve made the decision to lose some weight – fantastic! To get the best possible results, make sure you’re prepared before you start. Laying the groundwork ahead of time will give you the best possible chance of success.   Choose your diet The diet below is a simple, calorie-controlled plan that is easy to follow […]