'I Was Kissed By Cancer'
SHE WENT THROUGH CANCER, TWICE. WHAT DOESN’T KILL HER ONLY MAKES HER STRONGER THAN EVER.
The Mythical Filmmaker
With several impressive and not-your-garden-variety short films revolving around our Malaysian folklore female characters under her belt, Amanda Nell Eu is undoubtedly an up-and-coming local film director to keep an eye on.
Let It Melt In Your Mouth!
This quilted fruit is so moreish that you’d want to savor it raw. Enjoy its succulence as a dessert-like smoothie or ice cream – the perfect alternative to dairy products. You can even use it to season savory and spicy dishes.
Turn Up The Radio, Blast Your Stereo!
THE WAY WE CONSUME INFORMATION HAS CHANGED SO MUCH OVER THE LAST 20 YEARS, FROM GOOGLE TO SOCIAL MEDIA, AND NOW INFLUENCERS. TODAY'S ANNOUNCERS OFTEN DOUBLE AS SOCIAL MEDIA INFLUENCERS BUT WE REMEMBER HOW RADIO ICONS OF YESTERYEAR YIELDED EVEN MORE INFLUENCE OVER THEIR LISTENERS.
How To Get Flawless Without Foundation
Next-gen face treatments such as minimally invasive aesthetic treatments or medi-facials can get your skin looking so perfect; you may not need to wear makeup at all. And next-gen women are even swapping monthly facials for such treatments, done twice yearly.
Don't Let Taboos And Ignorance Harm Your Sexual Health
Seeing a doctor when we’re sick is a kneejerk reaction, but unfortunately we can’t say the same about seeing gynaecologists. Clara How wonders why sexual health is still taboo in 2019.
You Can Break The Rules
You’ve taught your child to always abide by certain rules of behaviour. But now that she’s older, says Dr Richard C. Woolfson, it’s time she learns about which ones can be broken.
The Best Of Switzerland On The Grand Train Tour
From breathtaking rugged Alpine scenes, lakes with endless turquoise waters, lush valleys, to historical hamlets and cosmopolitan cities, there’s so much to see on Switzerland’s most beautiful panaromic lines.
The Power Of Friendship
Ten years since the inception of Celepets – Celebrity with Pet Projects – Sazzy Falak, Daphne Iking, Yasmin Hani, Serena C, Dynas Mokhtar, Aishah Sinclair and Atilia Haron vow to keep the passion and purpose of their collective burning strong for years to come.
Your Skin's Power Bank
The founder of Dr. Rimpler Cosmetics gives us the low-down on its new range that recharges skin cells by combining advanced scientific know how with high-purity algae extracts.
A Blissful Retreat
Bali never fails to weave its magic of elevating your senses and serenading your soul.
What You Need To Know About The Contemporary Art
The contemporary art genre is currently booming in our country and we’re all for it! Lorraine Chai lays out what you need to know about this emerging culture and how relevant it is in Malaysia today.
“I Had Been Raped By Two Men By The Time I Was Eight Years Old”
No One In Nur Umaira’s Family Knows She’s Living With The Trauma Of Being Sexually Abused As A Child. Since Then, She’s Also Had To Endure Illness And A Volatile Relationship With Her Parents.
Healthy Cooking At Home
Adding spices to the meals you cook doesn’t just give it that extra boost of flavour, it can also be beneficial for your health. Dietitian Indra Balaratnam shares her tips on creating healthier meals with McCormick spices.
The Future Of Songket
Nadhirah Othman speaks to Noriah Ashari, the owner and managing director of Atikah’s Songket, to discuss if this niche industry is a dying art form in local fashion, and how we can ensure this legendary heritage lives on.
Paint It Red
Hong Yi creates unconventional art pieces that are highly influenced by her upbringing and nuanced with cultural references. A chance move of uploading a video of her creating an artwork on YouTube completely altered the trajectory of her life.
How Women Can Shine On Stage
Need to make a presentation? Or nail your best friend’s wedding speech? Overcome your phobia of speaking in public and own your time in the spotlight. High-achieving women who wow audiences for a living share their secrets below.
Do What You Love
If you do what you love, you’ll never work a day in your life, says the old adage. Lorraine chai discovers how foodpreneurs Ili Sulaiman and Samantha Lee turned their passion into their bread and butter.
Reignite Your Passion For Life By Picking Up A Hobby Or Two
It’s been a long week at work, dealing with clients and attending meetings? When was the last time you mindlessly browsed through social media just to let off steam? It’s time to reignite your passion for life by picking up a hobby or two.
Making Money From Me-Time
Looking to marry passion with career? These entrepreneurs share how they’ve managed to do it, so you can too.
“My Fiancé Dumped Me, Married Another Within 10 Days Of Meeting Her, And Stole My Savings to Pay For The Wedding.”
One woman opens up about how she found the courage to trust again after going through the wringer.
“I Turned My Hobby Into My 9 To 5”
The latest mantra these days is to follow our passion, but do we dare forego a steady income to pursue something decidedly less stable? And, is it even wise to do so? Meet the women who prove that with skill and some luck, dreams do not have to elude reality.
The Jewel Of Cambodia
Siem Reap is close enough for a weekend getaway – with culture, history, and full-bodied flavours (the sort our palate gravitates towards) to keep you entranced in the moment. As the general manager of The Aviary Hotel in Siem Reap, Joffrey Tin-Gris is well-acquainted with what the destination has to offer beyond the usual touristy hotspots.
Nadhirah Othman chats with two of the most sought-after local designers who create works of art that can be worn.
This Is Not A Drill
News of one natural disaster after the other, Venice sinking, and animals going extinct can only mean one thing: global warming. And we’re the cause of it.
The Corporate Nightingale
Managing our emotional health and behaviour at work can be very exhausting. Hetal Doshi’s passion in bringing relief to everyone makes her a pillar of support in numerous organisations.
Look No Further
If you’re seeking a miracle worker (or two!) that does the job of brightening up your peepers, you’ve found it!
Life Lessons From My Urban Garden
Could your relationship with your plants clue you into what’s happening with your love life? Could plants offer life-enhancing wisdom and be personal life coaches? Donna Tang digs deep to unearth some truths.
It's Time To Hit Zero
Have you seen those “fit one year’s waste into a mason jar” videos on Facebook? The zero-waste lifestyle’s popularity brings us much joy and hope for our planet, but let’s get real: decluttering our entire way of life can be overwhelming. So, understanding what the zero-waste movement is about may be the motivation you need to get serious about it. The Zero Waste International Alliance (ZWIA) defines it as a concept of responsible production, consumption, reuse, and recovery of all products – including packaging and materials – without sending any waste to landfills.
Sniffing Out Danger
A winner of the L’OréalUNESCO for Women in Science Fellowship in 2018, Dr Chai Lay Ching may not have become a doctor, but she is determined to save lives by developing a real-time method to detect diseasecausing bacteria in raw chickens.