This Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we’re collaborating with conceptual photographer, Daniel Adams, to raise funds for the National Cancer Society Malaysia!

Every year, 2.1 million women get diagnosed with breast cancer – putting 1 in 19 Malaysian women at risk.

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These inspiring breast cancer survivors have a few empowering messages for you 🤍 📸: @danieladamsphotography 🛍️: Shop our fundraiser for @nationalcancersocietymy featuring these portraits at www.bit.ly/wgxdafundraiser! #WildGingerMY

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Daniel has photographed 5 resilient breast cancer survivors, capturing the essence of how they’ve thrived despite adversity as they pose powerfully among petals, representing how much they’ve grown and flourished along the way. These beautiful portraits have been printed on tote bags, stickers and A5 prints to be sold with 100% of the profits going to charity.

Show your support by purchasing these empowering pieces! Purchases can be made here from the 19th to 31st of October.

Don’t forget to check yourself.

Wellness is more than skin deep

One of the biggest myths about self-care is that it’s a luxury. Don’t believe the hype. Wellness has been promoted as lavish spa treatments, expensive facial creams and exotic vacations, when in reality, it’s mundane activities like allowing yourself to sleep in on the weekends and unfollowing social media accounts that make you feel bad. Sure it can be pretty pricey to pay for a therapist, sign up for a gym and stock up on healthy food, but financial wellness isn’t how much you spend on wellness – it’s about the wellbeing of your finances.

It’s hard to feel good when your finances aren’t looking good. The stress can even take a toll on your health and unfortunately, some financial situations might make it hard to get help. Don’t beat yourself up when it comes to things you can’t control, but by being more diligent about money management and mindfully spending within your means – you’ll be able to improve your financial health and prepare for a rainy day or emergencies. This is especially the case in today’s climate as we face the economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Learn to plan better

Contribute meaningfully to others

Once you have yourself and your family covered, it would be great to consider the community and those in need. You can allocate some of your finances for meaningful contributions (one-off or monthly) to charitable causes that you believe in – whether it’s geared to help those who are underprivileged, raise environmental awareness, find a cure or encourage the advancement of creative industries. The opportunities are plentiful and the choice is yours – go for a cause that reflects your passion and champion it! As Sam Smith’s Money On My Mind goes, “do it for the love – of yourself and others”.