Sara

Sara shares smart ideas to inspire busy people to live better lives. To achieve a work-life balance, she believes in equipping oneself with knowledge, outsourcing & making use of tools and technology. She's into quick & healthy meals, lifehacks, organization and productivity.

How to deal with annoying people like a stoic

I am normally patient and incredibly hard to offend. But recently, I lost my cool over a few things. Then I realise a few of my pet peeves I never thought existed: Petulant/ unreasonable/whiny adults …

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Eight Treasure Tonic (Pat Chan Tong / Ba Zhen Tang / 八珍汤)

Pat Chan Soup (八珍汤) was the punishment to puberty. My mother forced me to drink this super bitter medicinal soup at the end of every menstrual cycle. It was a monthly torture. I hated it …

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Vegetarian Fried Prawns

On the first day of Chinese New Year, every year without fail, my relatives will pay a visit to the Buddhist temple. Although neither a believer or a vegetarian, I do enjoy the special plant …

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Why do you want to be rich? 10 things people work for

Why do you want to be rich? This seems to be a stupid question. Most will answer, “Who doesn’t?”. But a blind quest to wealth is not a smart thing to do. You need to know …

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Reunion Dinner in the mountains? Check out Imperial Rama Restaurant At Genting

Why not usher in the year of the dog differently this year? Instead of going to your usual Chinese restaurant, why not have it at the cool and peaceful Genting Highlands? Most of us who …

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Kuih Keria (Malaysian Sweet Potato Doughnuts) – 5 Ingredients

Kuih Keria is arguably my favourite doughnut. Not just because it’s delicious, but it is as healthy as a doughnut can be. While Krispy Kreme and Dunkin’ Donuts are made from flour and sugar, our …

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List of First Aid Courses In Kuala Lumpur and Selangor

One of life’s most important skill is First Aid skills. When someone choked, suffered a heart attack, or drowned – giving First Aid immediately makes a difference between life and death. Do you know that …

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Malaysian Rasam (Indian Soup) – 10 Ingredients

Do you know the sour, spicy, and rather pungent soup served in small metal bowl when you have banana leaf rice? It’s called rasam. It wasn’t love at first taste. I didn’t learn to like …

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Authentic Penang Asam Laksa

If there’s one dish that I am crazy about, it must be asam laksa. This noodle has all combination of flavours: sour, spicy, sweet, salty, and umami. The thick broth made from local spices, tamarind, and fish …

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Calligraphy Classses in Kuala Lumpur and Selangor

My Instagram has recently been filled with beautiful writings by calligraphy gurus. In the attempt to write calligraphy, I bought Tombow calligraphy pen and Koi brush pen to practice letterings on my own. Boy, it’s …

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How to make a reservation and dine at Sukiyabashi Jiro in Tokyo

As a cook and writer whose fascination with food is beyond the ordinary, I am willing to spend my time, energy, and money for a great meal. I am privileged to have dined at some …

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List of Dermatologist/ Skin Doctor in Kuala Lumpur and Selangor

For good skin, I believe in eating healthy and exercising. One nourishes your body (including the largest organ of your body: your skin) and another improves blood circulation to gives your complexion a natural glow. …

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