Monday, February 12, 2018
Friday, January 26, 2018
Chinese New Year is a significant event for the Chinese. With CNY approaching fast, you will see cars queuing up at the popular malls as well as at the wet market.
I love the festive mood in the air, not to mention the time spend with families and friends but I dreaded the traffic jam and the crowd at the malls and wet market.
So what would you do if you are in my shoes? Yes!!! Online shopping. These days, it is becoming more and more convenient to purchase stuff online at the convenience of our home. Besides being able to escape from the crowd, not having to look and pay for the parking, i love the fact that we get to compare prices and check out the reviews on the products we are interested to buy before making the purchase.
What have i bought online?
One of my favorite shopping items online is .......what else but kids plant-based formula! Usually whenever there is promotion or discount code, i would try to stock up the Oatmilk and get it delivered right to my doorstep, no need for me to carry up to my apartment!
Thursday, January 25, 2018
Being on plant-based diet, many people would asked me how to I ensure we get enough protein intake? Contrary to what many people thought that plant-based diet do not have enough protein ...the reality today is many people these days have exceeded their daily intake of protein that causes a lot of negative effects on their health.
Plant-based sources of protein can be derived from many yummy sources like tofu, tempe, beans and grains.
And some people would asked if I give my kids any supplements? Yes, I do give my kids supplement like spirulina and natural sources from flaxseed oil, Udo oil and kombu for the Vitamin B12 and the omegas.
Here is a picture my son asked me to take after taking spirulina at night as it got stucked on his teeth 😄 I came to understand that spirulina is actually a very good source of calcium too thus I asked him to gargle his mouth to absorb all the goodness of it rather than brushing it away...
Sunday, January 21, 2018
I worked in IT line where we practice agile scrum at work. And ever since I heard about agile parenting, I tried to practice that at home with the kids. To have an agreed to do list themselves to accountable for; which is said to be able to reduce the need to monitor or nag them to complete their agreed tasks.
So each children have 5 tasks to check off per day.
So far it's working, for the youngest one, one of it is to brush his teeth daily.
Besides that we also practice our daily Aroma routine together.
He has his set of oils 😊 on his favourite toy truck and I place the eo near where we will most likely to see and so that we won't forgot our aroma routine.
Note: While it's good to make the essential oils easily viewable and reachable..(but of course not within reach of your children 👶 for safety reason unless they are old enough to know about dilution and safety measures when dealing with eo). I will bring out his trucky when we are settling down for bedtime story so we would apply the oils just before we read our books together.
Also, I put my hormone balancing oils in the same place I put my skincare routine so that I would remember to apply them right after my 3-step skincare routine..my daily to do list as I aged..
What about you? How do you organise your life at home/work? Do you have a TO-DO-list too?
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Sunday, January 14, 2018
Of late, I have been thinking of bringing the kids to Cameron Highland to experience some cold weather...but looks like in Kuala Lumpur or Klang Valley these few days have been quite cold too at 22 degree celsius instead of the usual 32-34 degree celsius we used to have everyday ...
The weather is changing..take good care and have your jackets around folks!
Stay healthy and for me, I am diligently applying oils like thieves, eucalyptus and lemon on kids and myself to keep cold at bay.
Cheers and stay cool and calm folks!
Tuesday, January 2, 2018
Hi 👋 Folks!
After a rather short hiatus, I am finally back on my toes. Last week I injured my foot, the left side of my back and head when I fell down and hit on the chair while doing my spring cleaning.
My head was swollen, my foot was hurt with blue and black bruises marks and I hurt the left side of my back that I could literally feel the muscles moving when I speak to my kids.
Next, I was having toothache. So, it was a rather eventful week for me all right!
Luckily for me, I had my oils and all the eo learning comes in handy for me that I was able to put it into work immediately.
I applied the raindrops oils in sequence for the injury spots, followed with cold compress, tended to my swollen gums with Thieves eo and temporarily manage the toothache by applying cloves and copaiba while trying to call few dental clinics to make an appointments(you wouldn't wanna try visiting a dentist during year end! The crowd and queue was truly unimaginable!).
Next, I visited a TCM to get my back injury and overall health check together with my husband. Learnt something useful, after 48 hours, we could use hot compress on our bruises and never leave it unattended. The old wives remedy of using a hard-boiled eggs 🥚 to hot compress still valid and works.
Also, I was advised by the TCM to have my daily sweat 💦 out as working in air-cond room, our body tend to have less chance to sweat and thus was unable to release the dampness in our body effectively. This would eventually cause a lot of discomfort in our body.
Also, I have to take care of my liver as it also affects my spleen ..so am starting my liver detox(using JuvaCleanse, Citrus Fresh and Grapefruit essential oils; leave me a comments if you like to know the protocol) before CNY and I also aim to get my daily sweat check off from my list everyday💪
Two simple goals to start my year as I gradually improve my overall wellness inside out!
What about you all? What are your aspirations for the coming year? Hope you have give it a thought and I would love to hear from you all!
Let's be cheerleader for each other!
Have a healthy, awesome and fruitful year everyone!