Forest-Bathing: The Arts of Slowing Things Down

Forest-bathing is a literal translation of Japanese words ‘shinrin-yoku’. This practice has been a part of Japan’s Ministry of Health program used to improve one’s well-being and might be prescribed by doctors. Connecting ourselves to nature through our five senses of sight, smell, taste, hearing, and touch, can offer countless benefits in lowering blood pressure

Dessert Recipe: Es Campur (Mixed Shaved Ice)

If I am to be asked what the national dessert of Indonesia is, it probably has to be ‘Es Campur’. Not only is this incredibly famous, but also easily available everywhere, from a small street vendor to fancy restaurants. The recipe for ‘Es Campur’ might vary slightly because you can literally combine many things to

French Toast Recipe!

I personally think french toast is supposed to be crispy in the outside and creamy inside. It should be soft and smell buttery. But that’s not it! This one happens to taste like cake, too, which is close to feel like having dessert for breakfast!

Minimalist and Practical Kitchen

There is a plethora of kitchen gadgets promising more comfortable and practical life. The advertorials for these products sneak their way into our daily articles, news, and videos. Attractive discounts and offers are present to lure you into buying things that you don’t even know you need. It seems like a good deal at that

Choosing the Right Reusable Straw

With the surging images of marine wildlife’s being strangled by plastic, people rush to cut their plastic waste. One of latest movements is to get rid of disposable plastic straws. Many bills have been passed to ban the use of it in fast-food chains and restaurant as what is used in relatively short amount of

Ten Beauty Products You Shouldn’t Buy

One of the things that women have a hard time minimizing is their make-up and beauty products. If you can ditch most of it entirely, good for you! But we are not about telling all women to immediately stop using any commercial beauty products, because not everyone is at the same phase of their minimalist

The Self-Reliant

“I haven’t been able to walk for years so I would just drag myself around the house to cook, mop the floor, and wash my clothes. People will come and wonder how I have a clean place, even the floor under my bed is spotless. I have good neighbors who will come to check on