Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

Hello lovelies…

Do you know that January is the month of Cervical Cancer Awareness?

Cervical cancer is the fourth most frequent cancer in women. It occurs in the cells of the cervix (the lower part of the uterus that connects to the vagina).

Various strains of the human papillomavirus (HPV) which is transmitted by sexual activities play a role in causing most cervical cancer.

Our body immune system typically prevents the virus from doing harm. However, the virus survives for years, contributing to the process that causes some cervical cells to become cancer cells to some women.

There are a few factors that causes cervical cancer, ie;

  1. A weak immune system;
  2. Sexual activity at a younger age;
  3. Many sexual partners;
  4. Other sexually transmitted infections (STIs);
  5. Exposure to miscarriage prevention drug; and
  6. Smoking

How can we know if we are suffering from cervical cancer?

It is important for us to run a Papanicolaou test (Pap Smear) to detect potentially precancerous changes every three (3) to five (5) years as long as results are normal. Besides that, there are a few symptoms shown that could be the signs of cervical cancer;

  1. Pelvic pain or pain during intercourse;
  2. Vaginal bleeding after intercourse, between periods or after menopause; and
  3. Watery, bloody vaginal discharge that may be heavy and have a foul odor.

Girls…you gotta make an appoinment with the doctor as soon as you could if these signs exist.

There are some prevention we could take to reduce the risk of cervical cancer, such as:

  1. Have routine Pap tests;
  2. Practice safe sex;
  3. Regular HPV vaccination; and
  4. Don’t smoke.

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Stay healthy, lovelies…


Stand Tall, Darling!

Hello lovelies…

Do you know that October is also known as Breast Cancer Awareness month? In conjuction to the month of the breast cancer (which will be happening in a few weeks), Signature Market is inviting us to join their Breast Cancer Awareness Event “Stand Tall, Darling!”.

Date: 5th October 2019
Time: 12pm – 3.30pm
Venue: Slate @ The Row
Dress Code: Pink

Butterfly Project’s Health x Wellness Workshop 2019

Hello lovelies…

To those who are following me on my Instagram, you girls already know that I went to The Spa and Gym at Hilton Hotel in Kuala Lumpur a few weeks ago (August 17th, 2019) for the Butterfly Project’s Health x Wellness Workshop. Well…if you haven’t followed my IG yet, maybe you should for my impromptu live feeds.


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There were 30 bloggers/vloggers a.k.a influencers participating in the workshop. We have formed into three (3) groups and there were three (3)  mind blowing sessions for us to complete.

The workshop began with a welcoming speech by Miss Tammy Lim, the founder of the Butterfly Project Organization.

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The warming up session conducted by the trainer from The Spa & Gym came right after the speech. We completed the exercise eventhough some of us were not wearing sports attire (including me).

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As the exercise session ended, we moved according to our groups.

And these are the three (3) mind, body and spirit sessions we joined accordingly:

  1. The Self-Care Session by Minc.Care;
  2. Vegan Beauty Mask Workshop by Naturally Handmade; and
  3. Aromatherapy Oil-blending Workshop by Plant Origins.

The Self-Care Session by Minc.Care

Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/minc.care/

It was a counseling session coached by the founder of Mic.Care, Miss Minnie Chang. Miss Minnie Chang is currently pursuing her Masters degree in Counseling with the background of Bachelor degree in Psychology.

During the session, we discussed on every obstacles that we had. Bear in mind, Miss Minnie Chang is not the the person to solve every issue we discussed, but she guided and initiated us to voice up our perspective on every issues we discussed. The individual is the one who decides which is the best solution for her problem(s).

Later that I learned from the session that everybody in this world has their own problem. The problem varies from every sort of factors. It could be family, relationship, love, career, studies, health, etc. These problems could bring stress, depression and in the worst case scenario, some people choose to end up their life just to get away from all her/his problem(s). 

Seek for a good listener and a good secret keeper that would listen to all your struggle. It’s okay if she/he couldn’t even solve your problem, but trust me…it would lessen your burden after sharing it. I feel so thankful for who I am today that I am always surrounded by good concern people.

Thank you, God!

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Vegan Beauty Mask Workshop by Naturally Handmade

Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/naturallyhm/

Website: https://www.naturallyhm.com/

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The second session I attended was the DIY clay mask conducted by Miss Bavani Gopala Krishnan, the founder of Naturally Handmade.

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There were so many jars of clay and superfoods for us to mix depending on our skin conditions. Each of them has their own benefits to our skin. As for my sensitive skin, I combined rhassoul clay with tangerine and pomegranate. These are the benefits of my DIY clay mask:

  • Rhassoul clay: It has a mildly abrasive texture that makes it great for exfoliating those dead cells from the surface of the skin to leave it soft and silky. It is suitable for sensitive skin;
  • Tangerine powder: It works as antioxidants that fight from skin damaged and it is enriched with Vitamin C. It brighten our skin and removes oil and bacteria; and
  • Calendula powder: It has antiseptic properties, which are helpful for treating wounds and preventing acne. The extract stimulates collagen production and moistens our skin.

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Aromatherapy Oil-blending Workshop by Dashindra Siva, Signature Market

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This is the last session of the day. This session is presented by Miss Dashindra Siva. She seemed to be familiar among us as she is one of the community members.

She taught us the art of blending essential oils. Like the clays, each oil has its own benefit. These essential oils could definitely influence your mood. For example, lavender oil is the one you should look for if you need to feel calm and relax.

I mixed lavender with rose geranium and grapefruit hoping that I would feel romantically calm and fresh.

The good thing about the essential oils from the Plant Origin is that they are 100% natural and plant-based with a growing variety of scents ranging from floral and citrusy to woody. So, fret not…this oils wouldn’t poison you.

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In summary, the event was fun and very informative. Kudos to the organizer to successfully handle the workshop like a pro! Thank you for having me in such a memorable workshop like this. I hope there will be more interesting workshops coming up in the future.