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What Kind Of Person Are You When Accepting Compliments?

Compliments are a wonderful thing that can never come in enough quantities when served with good intentions. They make us feel just the right amount of tingly and radiant in all the right places,...

So You’re An Introvert And You Don’t Think You Could Be A Leader?

Introverts are a misunderstood bunch of people. It is a common stereotype that they are socially awkward loners that loathe large crowds. Introverts prefer quiet, minimally stimulating environments. Compared to extroverts, they think and...

When It’s NOT A Good Idea To D.I.Y. Your Gifts

Sometimes I get tired of listening to all the merits of D.I.Y. and hearing hipster homemakers rave about how it’s more sincere to present someone with a gift stuck together with glue and washi...

The Dilemma Of Working With Friends

Unfortunately for me, I learned through the bitter experience that working with friends wasn’t exactly as fun as I thought it would be. Fortunately for me, I learned quite a lot from this experience...

Redefinition of Patience in Times of Anger and Hardship

Patience is typically depicted as an act where you’re supposed to restrain from anger and suppress the bottling rage inside you. Your face would turn red and your palms would become sweaty from holding...

Aqua Kyoto: Soy-mate Mochi-rial?

I like my sushi just like my men - fresh, contemporary and exotic. I was not one to be inclined towards raw Japanese food - it used to be Fried Garlic Rice, Teppanyakis, Grilled...

“Love is blind.”

A phrase that’s become overrated and underrated at the same time. A phrase with meaning as powerful as the two words that it embodies. Love. A feeling of endearment for another person - to...

What Growing Up With Young Parents In The 90s Was Really Like

Growing up with two young parents who were barely past their early twenties, set on creating a family and forging a life together (spoiler alert: four kids and more than two decades together, it’s...