How Kina Grannis Became An Integral Part Of My Musical Journey

A/N: I apologise that this post will be more personal than my other posts, which were directed more towards shaping the community into mindful citizens and all that boo. Although my favourite things about Kina Grannis are her boyshort pixie hair (and lowkey, her Japanese heritage), the impact she had on my musical journey is something very powerful and impactful in moulding the kind of songwriter I … Continue reading How Kina Grannis Became An Integral Part Of My Musical Journey

Why I Am Always On The Hunt for New Knowledge

There is a trend, today. Perhaps, a fast-growing concept in which youth had used to justify their rejection of the our education system. In Manglish, it sounds like this, “haiyoh, study that subject also what for! Later where got use when working one! Think I got time to calculate this angle that angle kah when I want to go down the stairs or what?” There … Continue reading Why I Am Always On The Hunt for New Knowledge

‘Smart’ Is A Good Feeling

  “After long conversations like these, I feel smarter. And smart is always a good feeling,” I said, as I placed my teh tarik kurang manis back onto the table in front of me. Everything was splashed with hues of orange and yellow spilled by bright filaments in a little musical eatery owned by Haji Noh. I was, after a long period of dullness and losing … Continue reading ‘Smart’ Is A Good Feeling

How ‘Acceptance’ Can Mean ‘True Happiness’!

Warning: You might find Manglish and Singlish in the following post. Acceptance. Such an easy concept to implement to achieve happiness, but such a complicated one indeed. I understand every part of acceptance, and at one point in life, practiced it for personal healing. Acceptance is a (if I’m allowed to say), a way of pursuing life to the greatest contentment, and achieve true happiness. As a … Continue reading How ‘Acceptance’ Can Mean ‘True Happiness’!

Why Defining Real/Fake Friends Is Bad For You

I see this everywhere. You do too. Real friends does this. Fake friends does that. I don’t need fake friends. I only need real friends. Insert more emotional high school mumbo jumbo from the thoughts that lasts as much as an oscillating pendulum—periodical. I used to be one of those too. Sometimes when life takes a toll on you, you began to see who stays, and who leaves. You’ll begin to … Continue reading Why Defining Real/Fake Friends Is Bad For You

How To: Gratitude Journal

Gratitude journal is a thing, and while it seemed like a simple idea to practice mindfulness in our busy daily schedule, keeping up with it might feel like playing the same favourite episode of Running Man all over again. By time, you’ll get bored of writing the same thing everyday, and what you’re thankful for will eventually lost it’s value. So here are simple steps to … Continue reading How To: Gratitude Journal