Instead of waiting until your good friend has passed away to express appreciation, we should actively voice out the good things and their good deeds while they are still alive. Waiting for the sombre atmosphere of a wake to express admiration and gratitude can be too late, writes Dr Pola Singh.
Leaders, similar to parents in a family, play a crucial role in fostering a trusting environment. Their actions and attitudes set the tone for nurturing relationships within the organisation, writes strategic communications practitioner, Eliza Mohamed.
L.T. Lim, an energetic, god-fearing and lively soul, celebrated his 80th birthday alongside his beloved wife, Pansy Lim, marking 50 years of blissful marriage. Their enduring love story radiates warmth, compassion, and boundless empathy, inspiring all who encounter them, writes Pola Singh.
The Covid-19 pandemic had robbed many of their jobs. Former director of content Taranjiv Singh was among those who believed his world had ended when he was laid off 26 months ago. While still looking for opportunities, he writes about the wonders and experiences gained throughout his journey.
Former world No. 1 badminton player, Datuk Lee Chong Wei, wants to spend time with sons Kingston and Terence before they tell him he is too old for them.
Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Saifuddin Abdullah hopes other government agencies and the public sector see the importance of encouraging their staff to be more active.
Adaptability and improvisation are not only necessary in the kitchen. You need that in life too, writes Pipa Arbee.
In Young Voices this week, K. Harendran, 17, writes that the uncertainty of death is what makes life so precious. No one knows when our life on earth will come to an end. This probably is the most important reason to live life to the fullest.
In Young Voices this week, 16-year-old Alicia Joy writes about how an oak tree relies on a river to grow but can be also be killed by the gushing waters. She draws a comparison to teenagers and social media as she acknowledges the importance of keeping connected but warns too much of it can drown a user.
Take a moment and call those you miss. Stare a little longer into the faces of those you love. Regretting moments lost is pointless, writes Pipa Arbee.
The recent demise of Malaysian celebrity Ashraf Sinclair serves as a reminder of how fragile life is and to not take those around us for granted.
Some youths complain about being burnt out after working for five or six years but the most troubling grouse is “not learning anything” – where no real progress seems to be made in terms of improving knowledge or skills, writes our columnist Hannah Kam.
People who are grieving need emotional support, not impatience and insensitive remarks.