The Optimist Creed

The Optimist Creed Promise Yourself To be so strong that nothing can disturb your peace of mind. To talk health, happiness and prosperity to every person you meet. To make all your friends feel that there is something in them. To look at the sunny side of everything and make your optimism come true. To…

Watercolours

Through the intervention of a friend, I mustered up the courage to venture into art in 2020. Teenage trauma in Sec 2 was a huge reason why I refused to draw, paint or consider art as a hobby. Confronted with a large canvas and zero knowledge of acrylic painting, I turned to the trusty YouTube…

Julesofsingapore.com is back!

Hi everyone, my julesofsingapore.com blog is back! And there have been several interesting developments in the last couple of years that my blog was down. I started a travel-focused blog at julesthetraveller.com where you can read about my travels, explorations with food and reviews, with the occasional muse. I’ve also started a fiction blog at…

Why Floral Table Arrangements Are Such Underrated Gifts

Floral table arrangements are beautiful creations that can be used for a wide variety of occasions. They can be customised to your desires and set the mood for any space. Credit: El’s Blossoms To understand why floral table arrangements are underrated gifts, I interviewed El’s Blossoms for some insights. 1. What occasions are floral table…

Why Do Successful Women Stay In Abusive Relationships?

Before you judge these women, understand first why they choose to stay in abusive relationships. You may know a beautiful woman who seems to have gotten her life together successfully, except she harbours a dark secret of how her boyfriend abuses her when no one is looking. Abuse doesn’t only come in the form of…

How I Lost 5+kg of Weight In 90 Days (Over The Holidays Somemore)

Since giving birth to my second child, it’s been a never-ending struggle to lose weight. I weighed almost 80kg before giving birth, and took a few months to lose weight until 65kg, running once a week. But then I gave up on health. My second boy was very difficult to look after at night. He would…

What Do You Think of Lucky-Unlucky Situations?

Something happened tonight. While we were on the road, we suddenly saw a taxi e-brake about a hundred metres away, because a motorbike in front of it had skidded and crashed into the kerb on the left. We saw a man tumbling off the bike onto the grass patch. The taxi had gone off, presumably…

Eatbook.sg : My Food Review and Recommendations Pal

Eatbook.sg is one of my favourite food review websites, amongst others. Somehow the people behind Eatbook.sg can read my mind. Like I was sick yesterday, and guess what Eatbook.sg published: I like how Eatbook.sg’s reviews are neat and include ratings at the end, with important information like outlet details, opening hours and expected spending so…

How Can Startups Start Online Marketing?

As a startup, or a small business, it is most likely that you don’t have enough resources and manpower to compete with big brand competitors on a wider scale. However, with technology and the Internet at your side, the game can still be changed — and you now have a chance at exposure, without necessarily spending too…

Floral Arrangement Workshop With A Better Florist

I’ve always wanted to attend a floral workshop but was too cheapskate to fork out $300+ for a professional course when I just wanted to have a taste of what it is like to be a florist. Putting flowers together and tying them up can look pretty effortless, but it’s quite tiring for newbies who…