In the past weeks, many of us have been occupied with spring-cleaning, stocking up of goodies, getting new clothes, decorating our home, to get ready for Chinese New Year (CNY). Here in Singapore, the official two days public holidays correspond with the first two days of the lunar new year. As they fall on Friday … Continue reading CNY and how I survive it.
A little humour usually helps in our day to day business. Our affair with good old Mr Poop might be the last of conversation topics. Even so, it is hard to ignore that Mr Poop often gives some of the best clues of our state of health. The best place to start is none other … Continue reading Why did the toilet paper not cross the road?
2017 has come and gone. So has the first weekend of 2018. What were you up to? I had a mini version of digital detox (digitox). It started with a random move to leave the phonie at home. Little had I expected it to turn out into a refreshing experience. My housemate and I went … Continue reading A DIGITOX Sunday
A picture speaks a thousand words, or not. This photo shows a stark contrast between the usage of escalator and that of stairs. I regret not capturing the queue of commuters squeezing to get up the escalator (bottom left corner). Mention stairs climbing, and many of us would think of it as what we turn to … Continue reading Why stairs climbing is my cup of tea.
How was your weekend? I started mine well with a haircut and I love my new look. Whenever I wanted more than a trim, I will skip my regular hair stylist and braced myself into a new hair studio, despite the high chance of being bombarded by new products and services. I do not face … Continue reading A weekend of haircut and DIY shampoo.
Are you in pain? Are you having an injury? Do they mean the same thing? According to the Oxford Student Dictionary, the definitions of both pain and injury are as follows: Pain: (noun) an unpleasant feeling that you have when a part of your body has been hurt or when you are ill. Injury: (noun) … Continue reading Pain vs Injury
One of the most common reasons for getting a massage is the relaxation that it brings about. Many of us have a hectic lifestyle. A 60 or 90 minutes massage session is like treating ourselves to a well-deserved "me-time". A massage session is typically passive on your part. However, you should also involve yourself to … Continue reading Massage: Getting the most out of it.
Wounds, discomforts and common ailments like fever, cold and coughs, are part and parcel in our daily living. Most household would have a box or kit to provide some form of remedy or relief to address these concerns. We are used to creams, solutions and ointments for cuts, burns, insect bites, sprains, and aches. We … Continue reading First-aid in a bottle
At a recent 2-day hiking trip, my room mate was amazed to see my barely-there toiletries pouch. She shook her head in bewilderment, alternating her sight between my pouch and hers. I shared with her that, having survived a decade-long battle with acne, I observed that the fewer things I apply on my face, the … Continue reading Skincare Labels: Read with Caution
Have you been training hard for your next race? Did you just complete a race with your best effort? Or maybe you just had an awesome cross-fit or spinning session. Whether you are a seasoned athlete, or doing sports for recreation, there are times when aches and strains surface after the intensive activity. Essential oils … Continue reading Essential Oils For Your Post-Workout.