Identity Vs Role Confusion

According to Eric Erikson, identity vs role confusion is one of the psychosocial crisis that we all go through in life as we mature into adulthood. There are 8 stages of psychosocial crisis throughout our lives. If we are able to resolve all of our psychosocial crisis, we will emerge as a healthy individual with …

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The Chaos Of Covid 19: A Personal Reflection

A junior psychiatry MO in the hospital I am currently attached to came to me one day and asked my point of view regarding whether she should go ahead and volunteer to be a front-liner for Covid-19 screening. “Kak Afiza, we have been asked to volunteer our names to be one of the front-liners for …

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Happy New Year 2020: A New Year Rant!

Dear readers, I hope it is not too late for me to wish everyone a Happy New Year. Truly, I have given up making any sort of New Year Resolutions because it has been made clear to me year after year that I truly do embody the true spirit of hangat-hangat tahi ayam. And therefore, …

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How did you know that? Who told you that?

There have been a few hot topics in the social media that I am personally interested in and have been following for the past few weeks. Polio virus made a comeback after 27 years of eradication in Malaysia. (heartbreaking, really) A famous da'i who had previously rejected 18 proposals from other women finally could not …

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The Hong Kong (Mis)Adventure

Assalamualaikum my dear readers, Alhamdulillah, after passing my CASC exam, I had received a lot of inquiries for tips on how  to pass the CASC exam. And the answer is.... .....I really don't know. Haha. Really! Because there were certainly a lot more candidates who were much better than me but did not make it …

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(Not exactly) Newsflash: KKM Semakin Tenat.

Seriously guys... it wasn't exactly a newsflash that MOH is understaffed, under-budget, over-worked and basically functioning sub-optimally due to all of those reasons. The same issues have been plaguing MOH since I started working in 2011 (and also long before that, I am sure). And naturally, with the way our economy is doing, the state …

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