Zhifa
A passionate young soon-to-be medical doctor with interest in writing and #HealthForAll

Less is More: Why Oversharing is Not Good for You

The people who followed me on twitter might be missing me on their timelines now that I had officially deleted my twitter account. As for the people who are following me on Instagram may have (or may not) realized that I have deleted my photos. The impulsive act was the result of days of contemplat…

Riuh di Kepala Pukul Dua Dini Hari

Kadangkala kamu terlalu religius mencintai hal ini dan itu sampai-sampai kamu lupa mencintai Tuhanmu sendiri. Berhentilah sejenak, ambil air wudhu, sholat lalu mengaji. Hidupkanlah hatimu dengan mendengarkan hal-hal yang baik, bersihkanlah hatimu dengan niat-niat ikhlas. Kemudian ingatlah Ibu dan A…

Singapura, Coldplay dan Paula

Sesungguhnya yang membuat sedih adalah harus berpisah dengan sahabat yang kurang lebih sedang menjalani proses yang sama, berjuang sendiri di tanah yang bukan asalnya dan sedang berusaha mati-matian untuk menjadi baik. semoga Allah merahmati perjuangan kami ini, amiiinnn… Saya mengenal Paula Alicia …

She and Her Attributes

she was the most orange form of blue like the color of the setting sky or the view when the sun rises just above the ocean her dreams are afloat and alive real and unending longing to be satisfied
her hair is wavy like the stormy ocean and as black as the night sky but she has chosen to cover the ocean and…

Road to 20

After living life for a good 19 years and 9 months, I have the privilege to encounter types of people. the nowadays types I usually somehow fated to meet are stubborn, some have secret motives and some are upfront hateful. I don’t know exactly what turned them into those kinds of people, but I thin…

Accepting and Improving

accept yourself as you were designed but make improvements on parts that can be improved like your ability to learn new things, the hours spent studying, the way you behave to yourself and people around you, how you humanize humans, the way you give thanks to God, and most importantly be a good person; always, all …

Being A Woman

“You educate a man; you educate a man. You educate a woman; you educate a generation.”– Brigham Young
Becoming or should I say, being a woman is always, always a gift. As a daughter, she opens heaven’s door for her father. As an adult, she perfects her husband’s religion. As a mother, heaven is unde…

A Tale of New York City

New York – The First Day
The roads were slippery, the after snow effect. The streets were not so busy like what I used to see in movies, it was somewhat deserted and very cold; at least to the part of the city where I got to live in.  Although that, the taxi driver, Mr. Frederick was so nice and war…

A Prayer about Outgrowing Limitations

I’d always vaguely expected to outgrow my limitations. And that is not a bad thing. If I were unable to outgrow those limitations, I just wish I can accustom myself to them and find ways to make better use of all of my limitations, instead of declaring and believing that my limitations are my short…

Gratefulness

And of His signs is that He created for you from yourselves mates that you may find tranquility in them; and He placed between you affection and mercy. Indeed in that are signs for a people who give thought.Diatas adalah potongan ayat dalam Al-Quran (surah Ar-Rum, ayat 21) yang kerap membuat saya b…

Hopes

The way you laugh, or the way you let me give you my love… for ways you have shown me, the doors you let open for me… Let me make you morning coffee, and prepare you breakfast, and we’ll laugh about the spilled orange juice that our son did in the back-seat of your favorite car, and you’ll pick me …