Not Guaranteed – A Short Poem

Darkness clothed the sky Another day is over A question flashed my mind Will the dawn be visible in my eyes again? That wondering takes place After the sun finds rest… For tomorrow is not guaranteed Every time we lay our head to rest… If the next day your eyes were able to be opened […]

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Growing Old But Proud Of It

One of the most sensitive questions to ask on a birthday party is the celebrant’s age especially if the person is an aging woman. I know people that don’t want to talk about their true age. I hear many, particularly women over forty or fifty that deny the real figure by cutting a year or […]

Old Food Revival – Turn Left Overs Into A New Dish

Maybe you’ve heard enough about recycling. You hear this word almost everywhere and you can read many articles and stories about this topic because many are now getting involved in “reduce, reuse and recycle” advocacies. Campaigns about this are getting widespread through articles, blogs, information dissemination and social media posts. This is a good indicator […]

After Losing A Loved One

The pain of losing a family member or a loved one is indeed emotionally devastating and in some cases even mentally disturbing.  Words or adjectives are inadequate to describe the twinge of anguish and sorrow that the bereaved one’s going through especially during the first moment that they see the lifeless body of a family […]

The Path Leading To Success

All of us have that yearning to be successful. No wonder why when we hear the word success, we scale it high because it indicates achievement, accomplishment and a reached dream. We wish to be at the path leading to success. But the measure of personal success depends on how a person perceives it. To […]

When The Going Gets Tough – And Why I Chose This Title

“When the going gets tough, the tough get going.” It’s a very familiar quote. Actually, numerous blogs have been posted about this quote. But I still chose to talk about this because this quotation inspires me many times in refuelling my perseverance tank. Before I started blogging, I never thought it would be this hard. […]

When We Are Overwhelmed By Our To-Do-List

Recently, I was caught in the middle of a long to-do-list and I thought that my twenty-four hours a day is short for me. The more that I get overwhelmed by these long line of tasks, the more I couldn’t accomplish more of it. We have different perceptions on how we are to spend a […]

What To do When Daily Routine Becomes Boring

Is life simply meant to spend time on the same things everyday over and over again and grow old with the same pattern? I once asked this question. I was worn out of repeatedly doing the same routine everyday;  wake up, cook and eat breakfast, work the whole day, cook dinner, spend time reading or […]