Category Archives: Reprints

Have you found your “Soul Equal?”

This has been reprinted from Debra Faith Warshaw’s article, “There is Something Better Than Finding a Soulmate“ I find this article quite accurate. With ex-boyfriend Trader, I was the more dominant partner. Frankly, I felt he was holding me down, and … Continue reading

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Reprint: Which Male Archetype Are You?

1. The Needy Guy He is overly emotional and shares all his feelings with  her right away. The Needy Guy also doubts himself and needs constant reassurance  about his relationship, work and friendships. Why he is so  unappealing: Confidence and … Continue reading

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I’m just blown away: 30 Seconds to Mars

Also known as pretty boy’s Jared Leto‘s (the cute boy from My So-Called Life) band, 30 Seconds to Mars is AMAZING. Finally, I’ve found another band that can up Linkin Park’s beats… and goodness knows how long I’ve been waiting … Continue reading

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Reprint: Six Ways to Keep Your Relationship Healthy by Dr. Ben Kim

As a follow-up to last week’s post on Six Questions to Ponder in Choosing a Life Partner, I thought it would be a good idea to create a post where our readers can chime in with thoughts on how to … Continue reading

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A funny end to a stressful day: What does a mushroom look like?

  Embrace who you are. You’re welcome! 🙂

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Reprint: Why Chinese Girlfriends Are Superior (By Chinese Girlfriend)

A lot of foreign girlfriends I meet wonder how Chinese girlfriends have such doting boyfriends. They wonder about the dynamics of these relationships that produce boyfriends who are attentive, adoring, and even willing to do all household chores. Often, these … Continue reading

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Written by Adrian Tan, author of The Teenage Textbook (1988), was the guest-of-honour at a recent NTU convocation ceremony. This was his speech to the graduating class of 2008. —– I must say thank you to the faculty and staff … Continue reading

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Summary & Analysis: DB’s View on the Dodd-Frank Act

Guess what I found from Sorzi’s blog which I’m a complete fan of especially when he updates! It’s a summary of the Dodd-Frank Act which was passed a few days ago. If you’d want to read the originals, provided that you … Continue reading

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Crazy hand movements!


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Bonita’s Loose Translation: Love According to…

Love according to Bob Ong 1. “Kung hindi mo mahal ang isang tao, wag ka nang magpakita ng motibo para mahalin ka nya..” If you don’t love a person, don’t give him a reason to love you as well.  2. … Continue reading

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This post is pretty funny. It shows how a woman can transform herself from this… …to this… …solely via make-up and without the use of plastic surgery. Amazing stuff, don’t you think so? If any woman can do an instant … Continue reading

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When in doubt…

From the Raven Archives – June 21, 2006 You pick up bits and pieces of treasure and trash, pain and pleasure, passions and disappointments, and you start throwing them in your bag, your big bag of experience. You do some … Continue reading

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Falling in "love"

M. Scott Peck’s words gave me much-needed solace after a relationship ended late 2005. It reminded me what love is, and what love is not. For one, I’ve never held the belief that love is a feeling. At the beginnings … Continue reading

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Are you chicken?

There once was a chicken farmer who was a keen rock climber. One day, climbing a particularly challenging rock face, he came upon a wide ledge. On the ledge was a big nest and in the nest there were three … Continue reading

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Love and Loneliness in Taiwan

One of my best friends sent me the article below, almost erupting an argument between both of us. “Personally, I hate this writer’s guts,” she shared. “Everything he writes about Taiwan is negative; nothing positive.” I read it and for … Continue reading

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The Game

I have tons of guy friends. On my birthday, over 80% of the attendees were guys. And though I love them to death, I’ve seen them go through women like underwear and sometimes, I wonder if I should say something … Continue reading

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Closing Cycles

Originally written on September 26 (but posted on archives) at a difficult point in my life. Sometimes, it’s just important to let go. But I know it’s easier said than done. I mean, I’ve been stuck in this limbo for … Continue reading

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