Posts by Sim Wan Yong
Malaysia-- Better known as 'Turtle' among her peers, she hides in her shell with books, arts and coffee when she's not derping around.

Debunking The Myths About Left-handers...

Are there any basis for these claims?

“Oh, you are left-handed? You must be good at drawing and other creative activities! I have a sibling/ relative/ friend who’s also left-handed.” This is a quote that many left-handers have heard over their lifetime. If you have subscribed to pages which provide quizzes from time to time, you probably...
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Hemophiliac Issues 2K16...

Before I start, here’s a crash course on blood and its components. It’s not just red blood cells and white blood cells, but also plasma and platelets. Plasma makes up 55% of blood, and it consists of water, sugar, proteins, fats and salt. Plasma carries blood along with other components...
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#CelebrateLove: 5 Simple Ways To Appreciate Your Spouse...

Things you can do to shower your partner with some well-deserved appreciation.

Most couples tend to put less effort in keeping the spark alive in the relationship after some time into their marriage. So, I took to asking my parents about how they show their appreciation for each other. They were married on Valentine’s Day 23 years ago in 1993, and my mum...
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Venetian Masks vs Our Own Daily Masks...

Which mask have you put on today?

Carnevale di Venezia or otherwise known as the Carnival of Venice is held from the 23rd of January all the way to the 9th of February in Italy. On this day, people of Venice wear masks and parade around the streets, dressed extravagantly with elaborate costumes and quite often, with...
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Dealing With Stress: Get Artsy Or Get Away...

Colouring books or a quick escape might just be the best relief for stress.

“What exactly is it that made you feel stressed?” I remember my classmate asking me several weeks ago when I complained about how stressed I was while flipping through my indecipherable notes for my finals examination. Several answers flew through my mind. “I cannot for the life of me understand...
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I’m Never Taking Toilets for Granted Again...

Millions of people in the world still lack access to proper sanitation.

Remember there’s this one scene in the movie ‘Up’ where the young adventurer Russell followed the Mr. Fredrickson through the jungles and was pretty psyched up to shovel a hole in the soil and take a toilet break there?   Well, I don’t think I want to try that. I...
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