“-and would you like some more tea, Mr Bear? Yes, of course you would. Here you are- careful, it’s hot!”… Read More Getting Your Nails Done
“Will robots take my job?” A question on many people’s minds every time new advancements in technology are rolled out. On Saturday, 8th of August, an event was held over Zoom by Sunway’s Accounting and Commerce Society (ACS) on the topic of IR 4.0, or the fourth industrial revolution, and what it means for the future of accounting. The event featured a guest speaker, Mr. M.G.Ong who is a chief advisor at 6Biz, a company striving to upskill and reskill working professionals in areas like big data and analytics. Mr. Ong explained what IR 4.0 is, its significance, its different components, and finally, answered the attendees’ questions on the topic.… Read More IR 4.0
“Merdeka! Merdeka! Merdeka!” The echoes of our forefathers, who were vocally opposed to the treacherous prospects of a Malayan Union. The 31st of August serves as a reminder that we are no longer subjects of the British. To this day (certainly before 2020), Malaysians gather in places such as the Putra Square and their respective living rooms to commemorate national sovereignty.… Read More Independence Day Celebrations Across the World
Looking for a healthy relationship with an existing partner? Or looking for ways to develop a lasting relationship with said partner? Look no further than a helping hand from Dr. Faith Drew, a LMFT (Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist) specialist in Gottman Marathon Couples Therapy, Certified Gottman Therapist and a presenter of The Art and Science of Love Workshop. On 5/8 (Wednesday), Dr. Drew hosted a skill-building workshop, “Relationship Skills 101 – Listening” through Zoom. This workshop was a sold-out event and had participants from all around the world.… Read More Relationship Skills 101 – Listening
It’s Leo season (July 23 – August 22), baby! And we all know what that means, it’s time to channel our inner Beyoncé, wear our brightest red lipstick and stay fierce. This season, it’s all about the fire, fire, fire. It’s the time to hustle hard, manifest all our hopes and dreams, and turn them into reality.… Read More Astrology with Echo: Leo Season
With the recent COVID-19 pandemic going on, along with the worries and commotion that comes with it, not only has the world been affected financially and economically, a great number of relationships have also been affected. But not to worry, Relationship Reset is here to amend and maintain relationships especially in this time of need. On 1 August, 6 pm EDT, which is 2 August, 6 am MYT, Kingdom Dominion Church went live on YouTube to share what it takes to complete a relationship based on the bible’s context. The speakers were Dr. J. Calvin Tibbs and his wife, Kimberly.
… Read More Relationship Reset
It’s so easy to get lost in the same loop of our thoughts, truly believing that what we think is our own true perception of life. But how certain can we be that these are fundamentally our own thoughts? Are they not merely an amalgamation of other people’s opinions that we subconsciously decided to piece together to make it solely our own? They might even be fragments and echoes of other people that we found ourselves admiring and yearned to be. It leads us to beg the question: how do we truly know if our thoughts are our own?… Read More Independent Thinking
It gets lonely.
To carry the weight of the world on your shoulders, to battle terrifying monsters that block your paths, to climb mountain after mountain trying to reach the top – only to return home, with medals hanging around your neck and no one to show them to.… Read More Being Lonely vs Being Independent
On Wednesday, July 22nd, the Malaysian National News Agency (BERNAMA) organised a webinar titled “COVID-19: New Norm for Journalists – A Regional Perspective”. Moderated by BERNAMA TV producer Tehmina Kaoosji, the session brought together media practitioners from across the region to address the risks and challenges faced by the communication industry in disseminating facts about COVID-19. … Read More COVID-19: New Norm for Journalists – A Regional Perspective by Bernama
For the month of August, our theme is Independence. Hence, we asked our writers two questions: –
What type of independence affects you the most?; and
When did you feel the most independent?
Here’s their take on it:… Read More Monthly Musings: Independence