Overcoming Your Writer’s Block

In a writer’s career, there is great chance he or she has experienced writer’s block. Renowned and budding writers alike have experienced hitting a mental brick wall and not accomplishing a pending work or writing a new one.


It can be very frustrating for the writer or it can also cause problems at work especially when you’re under a time crunch and have to reach a deadline. Here are some helpful tips to overcome your writer’s block:

Read to Lead

One common exercise a lot of writers do to overcome their writer’s block is reading. You have to read and read in order to gain new ideas and material. If you are having difficulties writing, step away from your work and go read instead. This will help you gain new inspiration or even get new wording ideas.

Man Reading Book and Sitting on Bookshelf in Library

Take a Break

When you realize that you can’t give anymore into finishing your work, it is important to take a break from your writing. Don’t force yourself to finish everything in one sitting. Writing has to come to you naturally. When you fail to grasp new concepts or you can’t think of something meaningful to write, try to relax instead of forcing ideas to come out of your head.

Find a Conducive Environment

Your writing atmosphere is a very crucial part of finishing and completing your work. If your writing space is uncomfortable or has a lot of distractions, you may need to adjust that. Some writers are very particular when it comes to their working space. There are a lot of choices depending on your preferences.


Summer Thirst Quenchers

The intense heat of the season is one great excuse to queue up outside the stalls of thirst quencher makers. So if you’re in a hunt for that cold cup of great-tasting refreshment, this list is just here to guide you.



If you’re looking for some serious fruit fanatics, then the people behind Freshman are whom you’re looking for. They know they’re stuff like they’ve finished a degree on it. So you’re guaranteed no less than great quality, fresh fruit juices every time. They provide a wide selection of fruit juices sure to quench your thirst while nourishing your body with all the goodness enriched in fresh fruits. Their drinks are not only good for you, they’re also friendly on your budget.

Koi Cafe

With more than 10 outlets all over Singapore, Koi Cafe has proven time and again that there is a high demand for their products. The usual queues outside their stores are also proof that consumers couldn’t get enough of their delicious concoctions. For the summer heat, they’ve got plenty of cold drinks to choose from. They have iced teas, milk teas, and bubble teas.

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Smoothie King

Smoothies are a yummy way to beat the heat. But do you want to be a little adventurous with your smoothie? Then let Smoothie King do that for you. Here, you can opt to put an add-on to your smoothie. They offer choices such as multivitamins, protein, and fiber and there’s no need to worry because these add-ons won’t make your smoothie taste horrible. Your smoothie will remain perfectly delicious. So grab a hold of this unique treat at 176 Orchard Road, #01-09/11 The CentrePoint.



Kids Could Have Fun Even Without Their Gadgets

With the increasing usage of technology for our recreation and entertainment nowadays, it could sure be a little challenging to engage kids to do other fun activities beyond the scope of their gadgets and the social media. So to give you ideas of what they could spend their time and energy on instead, here is a list of kid-friendly activities worthy of their time and sure to make them have fun.


Fun Outdoors

Children weren’t meant to be contained in the confines of the home, they were meant to explore. And what better place to explore than outdoors! Here in Singapore, there are several outdoor spots to choose from but one location that kids will surely enjoy is the West Coast Park. It houses one of the largest playgrounds in Singapore, the Adventure Playground. This aptly named playground offers different play structures so kids could enjoy several options and try out different adventures, from the classic swings to the rope pyramid. But West Coast Park has more to offer. Kids could also bring their bikes and go cycling all over the park. They could also fly kites and build sand castles in the sand pits.


 Baked with Love

Baking isn’t just for homemakers anymore. Recently, more and more people have grown fond of it. And what’s not to love? You get to unleash the master patissier in you and you get to eat your creations as well. So don’t let the little ones fall behind this growing trend and enroll them to a baking class. Aside from the fun that they’ll be having, they’ll also learn and practice many things in these classes such as basic Math for measuring the ingredients, Science for how the ingredients interact with one another, and of course the patience to keep practicing until they’ve finally got it right. Let your kids or nephews or nieces try a baking class such as the one offered by Cooking Class Singapore.


Nurture their Creativity

A fun way for kids to learn and develop new skills is through art and Abrakadoodle has indeed mastered teaching this craft to kids of all ages. At Abrakadoodle, kids will learn about techniques from master artists, become inspired, and develop their creative skills. Not only that but they will also build their confidence along the process. So, send your kids on the path to creativity and enroll them in an art class. Abrakadoodle offers different classes designed for kids of varying ages.

Automobile Care Awareness

For the month of extending your care to your loved ones, why not try to extend your care to a non living entity that serves you daily? The four wheeled vehicle that takes your places. Yes, your car. It deserves a little care as well. Taking care of your car doesn’t mean that you have it serviced every time something wrong comes up with it. Think of spending a little on it and it can actually save you a lot of headaches and make a great year on the road.

Full Set Car Detailing Treatment In Malaysia

Whether it be bought brand new or through the course of car auctions or online car sales, your car deserves to be taken care of. Think of it as safeguarding an investment. It is recommended to follow the tips below to routinely maintain your car:


  1. Monthly: check your tires, lights and windshield washer fluid for pressure and condition
  2. Every three (3) months: check engine oil, filter, levels of fluids like automatic transmission, power steering and brake. Also include battery and cables, belts and hoses.
  3. Every six (6) months or miles: check chassis lubrication and windshield wipers be replaced.
  4. Every twelve (12) or 12,000 miles: check brakes, spark plugs, coolant and steering and suspension.

It is indeed a responsibility of every car owner to take care of his car. Yes, it can be expensive and time consuming but the investment you make today will save you money along the way.



Top Hangout Places for you and your Girl Friends

Coffee shops (a place to catch up with friends)

When you are in a Coffee shop, you will have this cosy and relaxing feeling that’s why it really makes you and your girlfriend stay and feel the moment. It also gives you a feeling of being classy and chic. Let’s face it, when you’re thinking about coffee shops, you are thinking of the French people having intelligent conversation while drinking their coffee. Usually coffee shops are in the mall, which makes it more convenient, you just go there, order and chat.


Girlfriend’s bedroom (a place where secrets were revealed)

Nothing beats the fun that most girls are having when they can throw pillows with each other, wear sexy lingerie’s and be crazy as they can be. This is the snuggest place where they can talk about anything. This is usually the place where they share most of their secrets. Perhaps it is because they are that comfortable with each other and they seem to feel secured in the place.


Rooftop (a place for sentiments)

This is the place where in girls share their dreams and most of the serious side of their life. This is maybe because of the dreamy view of the stars at night that really adds on the sentimental feeling.

Beach side (a place to party)

Some girls can’t get over with the beach party. Beers, wine, loud music and the bonfire, perfect for a simple party with your girlfriends. This is usually where girls bring their boyfriends to just enjoy their night all together.


Countries with the Most Millionaires

We all want to be rich but unfortunately accumulating wealth is more difficult than it looks like (unless you inherit a large sum of money without trying hard). There was a study conducted by Boston Consulting Group. The group revealed that more people will accumulate fortunes in 2015 because of the increasing gap of the rich and poor.


But it was the 24/7 Wall Street who identified the 2013’s top ten countries with the most millionaires. If you are curious what countries have the most millionaires, you should stick out for more. Here is the list of countries with the most millionaires (from number ten to number one respectively):

Hong Kong

In Hong Kong, there were 200,000 millionaire households. Although Hong Kong is not a country (because it is only the Special Administrative Region of China), Hong Kong has a large free market economy. It is also the home of Li Ka-shing, the 11th richest man in the world according to Forbes.


In France, there were 210,000 millionaire households. France is home of France Telecom and Air France. In the past, millionaires (with assets of more than $1.1 million) are subjected to ISF or wealth tax but the President Nicolas Sarkozy is thinking about a reform.


In Italy, there were 270,000 millionaire households. Italy fell in the ranking because of the worsening of the international financial crisis. Their automobile and textile companies heavily suffered but despite the struggles, the country still stands because of the number of millionaires.



In Taiwan, there were 280,000 millionaire households. Taiwan continues to emerge in the market because of its banking and financial institutions. Taiwan is famous for the manufacturing sectors which  form the biggest part of their GDP growth.


In Switzerland, there were 330,000 millionaire households. The country boasts of its financial services. Big companies like the UBS, Nestle and Novartis are also present in the country. Many millionaires flee to Switzerland because they do not need to declare their assets but this was reversed.


In Germany, there were 400,000 millionaire households. You should know that Germany is the world’s 5th largest economy. The country is the leader in chemicals, machinery and automobiles industry. Germany is proud of Deutsche Bank, BMW and Porsche.

United Kingdom

In United Kingdom, there were 570,000 millionaire households. The country is the leader in gas, coal and other oil resources. As if it is not enough, the country also offers services like insurance and banking. Wealthy people include Queen Elizabeth, Lakshmi Mittal and Richard Branson.


In China, there were 1,110,000 millionaire households. After its isolation, it woke up to be one of the biggest economies in the world. China’s industry are diverse from steel to gas and oil. The country is also the largest exporter in the world.


In Japan, there were 1,530,000 millionaire households. Industries in Japan include automobiles, consumer electronics, computers, steel and iron, petrochemicals and pharmaceuticals. The country is home to Song, Honda and Toyota among others.

United States

In United States, there were 5,220,000 millionaire households. This makes the country home to millions of millionaires. This is unquestionable considering that United States is the world’s largest economy.