Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Malaysian travel journals

Holidaying@Malaysia? Any holiday in Malaysia isn’t complete till you’ve checked out my favourite destinations! So pack your bags,order your pina colada and bring out the suntan lotion!
Payar Island

An island off Langkawi that is so famous that there are daily trips from langkawi to Pulau Payar. Watch the shark feeding or just go snorkeling and swim with the fishes!
Pulau Lang Tengah

The small island in the middle of Pulau Perhentian & Redang. Located off the coast of Kuala Terengganu, it’s a hidden treasure of rich aquatic life and beautiful shores…check out
Taman Negara Pahang

Divulge in the world’s oldest rainforest and experience jungle trekking, white water rafing,bird watching,canopy walk,etc.
French Colmar

The French village of Malaysia,bukit tinggi is an entire French-themed village at the peak of Pahang,where you can experience france living,horseback riding or dine in French style.

No experience or holiday in Malaysia isn’t complete without a trip to the land of food! Anything is fantastic there,but check out their kueh teow,assam laksa,nasi kandar and many others!
Pulau layang-layang

Island near sipadan thtat offers one of the coolest diving experience in the world.it’s famous for large pelagic sightings and wall diving. Check out
Mulu caves

The world’s largest cave network in sarawak’s majestic mulu national park,home to thousands of bats and an astounding experience for many.check out

The town of cats,where you can experience the city life of Sarawak,eat Sarawak noodle,visit the cat museum or even scale the great gunung santubong.

Those who's have plenty of time may try some destination above. Happy holiday!

Monday, March 5, 2012

Face off

Hi all. Been waiting for a long time for a serious reading? Why so serious? Need to brag something about yourself ?  Fell fun to dump your partners ? Need to tell everyone about your relationship and philosophy to whole world in sec?  Sure you will meet same answer! 
Please continue reading!
In theory, the social networking website Facebook could be great for people with low self-esteem. Sharing is important for improving friendships. But in practice, people with low self esteem seem to behave counter productively, bombarding their friends with negative tidbits about their lives and making themselves less likeable, according to a new study which will be published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science.
We had this idea that Facebook could be a really fantastic place for people to strengthen their relationships”, says Amanda Forest, a graduate student at the University of Waterloo. She co-writer the new study with her advisor, Joanne Wood. The two are generally interested in self-esteem, and how self-esteem affects the kinds of emotions people express.
People with low self-esteem are often uncomfortable sharing face-to-face, but facebook makes it possible to share remotely.
In one study, Forest and Wood asked students how they feel about facebook. People with low self-esteem were more likely to think that facebook provided an opportunity to connect with other people, and to perceive it as a safe place that reduces the risk of awkward social situations.
The researchers also investigated what students actually wrote on Facebook. They asked the students for their last 10 status updates,sentences like,” [Name] is lucky to have such terrific friends and is looking forward to a great day tomorrow!” and “ [Name] is upset b/c her phone got stolen :@.” These are visible to their friends,the people in their network.
Each set of status updates was rated for how positive or negative it was. For each set of statements, a coder – an undergraduate Facebook user – rated how much they liked the person who wrote them.
People with low self-esteem were more negative than people with high self-esteem - and the coders liked them less.  The coders were strangers, but that realistic, forest says.
In earlier research, wood and forest found that nearly half of facebook friends are actually strangers or acquaintances, not close friends.
Forest and wood also found that people with low self-esteem get more responses from their real  facebook friends when they post highly positive updates, compared to less positive ones.
People with high self-esteem,on the other hand,get more responses when they post negative items, perhaps because these are rarer for them.
So people with low self-esteem may feel safe making personal disclosures on facebook – but they may not be helping themselves.
“if you’re talking to somebody in person, and you say something, you might get some indication that they don’t like it,that they’re sick of hearing your negativity”, Forest says. But when people have a negative reaction to post on Facebook, they seem to keep it to themselves. On facebook, you don’t see most of reactions.”
No heart feeling yeah. Food for tought!