Of Weight Loss, Body Shapes and The Land of In-Between

Hey, guys! Been a hot minute since I last wrote anything about weight loss and body image. If you’ve been following this blog, you might recall that I talked about how tackling psychological issues might help with weight loss, and how you shouldn’t measure success based on the number on a weighing scale. Well, I did step on a weighing scale recently (out of curiosity) – … Continue reading Of Weight Loss, Body Shapes and The Land of In-Between

Cinemas And Spas Are Open Again! Theme Parks to Follow On July 4

Hey guys! We’ve officially entered the second half of the year. I don’t know about you, but I think the first half of the year was shite. Bushfires in Australia, COVID, social unrest in the States… I wouldn’t be surprised if an alien invasion is next on the agenda lol. Malaysia has not gone unscathed. The economy has taken a hit, businesses have closed and people … Continue reading Cinemas And Spas Are Open Again! Theme Parks to Follow On July 4

My Weighing Scale Broke – And Why It Was A Good Thing

Hey guys! If you’ve read my previous post about how fixing psychological issues might help with weight loss, then you’ll know that I originally intended to write about something else (me being me, my thoughts are rarely linear :P). SO. This time around, I want to talk about how my weighing scale being broken was actually a blessing in disguise, as it ultimately helped me … Continue reading My Weighing Scale Broke – And Why It Was A Good Thing

The “Secret” To Weight Loss May Lie in the Mind – And No, It’s Not About ‘Willpower’

Hey guys! Today’s post is going to be a long one – it’s about my weight loss progress and how dealing with my personal issues helped with it.  My weight has always been a touchy subject for me, but I feel that I’m finally ready to share my thoughts on it, how I’m trying to overcome challenges, and hopefully help others who are in the same … Continue reading The “Secret” To Weight Loss May Lie in the Mind – And No, It’s Not About ‘Willpower’

Pamper Dad with These Father’s Day Gifts from Lush Malaysia

With Father’s Day just around the corner (June 21), ditch the usual ties and socks and get something a little special for dad this year. Men deserve a spot of pampering as well, and Lush has a come up with an exclusive selection for Father’s Day, so you can gift them to dads, dads-in-law, grandpas or just anyone whom you feel deserves it ! The … Continue reading Pamper Dad with These Father’s Day Gifts from Lush Malaysia

Are Shops Actually Observing SOPs? – An Ordinary Malaysian’s Observations

On May 4, after close to two months under a strict movement control order, the Malaysian government started lifting restrictions, allowing for most businesses to resume their operations –provided they follow strict ‘SOPs’ (standard operating procedures). They’ve also called for people to observe social distancing and practice good hygiene. Some parties (and medical experts) have decried the move as premature, since the number of daily … Continue reading Are Shops Actually Observing SOPs? – An Ordinary Malaysian’s Observations

5 Workout Songs To Get You Going

One good thing about being stuck at home for close to two months?I have much more time and energy to work out (coz I don’t have to be stuck in traffic for three hours every day)! I’ve been doing it quite consistently since the start of the quarantine, and although things kicked off slow, there have been some encouraging results (which I will document in … Continue reading 5 Workout Songs To Get You Going

How A Malaysian Resort Company Is Weathering The Coronavirus Pandemic

What with travel and movement restrictions worldwide by the coronavirus pandemic, the hospitality and travel industry is undoubtedly one of the most impacted. But while many hotels struggle to stay afloat and running despite empty rooms and cancelled reservations, one company in Sabah is proving that it pays to diversify. Formed in 2007 in Kota Kinabalu, Echo Resorts – a family business which owns Gayana … Continue reading How A Malaysian Resort Company Is Weathering The Coronavirus Pandemic