fbpx
Connect with us

Social Stories

Malaysian Guy Shares Why Chinese New Year Does Not Feel The Same As It Used To

Published

Malaysian Guy Shares Why Chinese New Year Does Not Feel The Same As It Used To - World Of Buzz

Follow us on Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, and Instagram for the latest stories and updates daily.

As we grow older, we find that Chinese New Year… isn’t quite like how it used to be. There seem to be a certain something that’s lacking from it.

Well, one Malaysian guy known as Jordan thought the same and wrote a post on why we might be feeling the way we are.

He writes,

“I see people saying that nowadays, there’s no longer that Chinese new year vibe. Do you guys know why there’s no ‘feel’ to it anymore?

“When you were younger, your mom and dad would bring you to shop for new clothes. They’d only allow you to wear it on new year’s day itself. But now, you shop anytime you want, you receive parcels from online shopping… So there’s nothing special about getting new clothes except for the little ‘extra’ number of clothes during Chinese New Year.

“Last time during Chinese new year, parents would bring you to open houses. Your pockets would be filled with sweets and red envelopes. But now, at this not-young-nor-old age, you’re not as interested in sweets anymore and red envelopes that you receive is also getting lesser.

“Last time, you are your grandmother and grandfather’s beloved grandchild. Now, relatives are slowly drifting apart, while there’s more little kids that you’ll need to look after.

“Last time, your relatives are all together and everyone would be playing fire crackers. Now, you stare at your phone, going on Facebook while creating small talk as a way to countdown the new year.

“It’s not that the new year vibe has disappeared. It’s just the current age you’re in. As kids, they can play with firecrackers and eat candy all day; for old folks, they are happy when the hall is filled with people having reunion dinner. As for us, we help out with the house chores so the kids will be happy while the elderlies can rest.

“The new year ‘feel’ is not lost. It’s just that we’ve changed. Growing up, we have more burden on our shoulder, more responsibilities that will always be on our minds. We can not be like how we used to be as a child, to only know how to eat and play, with nothing else to think nor worry about.

“To be able to feel the new year vibe or not, it only boils down to the word ‘happiness’. As long as you’re happy, every day will be just like new years.”

 


Follow us on Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, and Instagram for the latest stories and updates daily.



Just In

Sdcdscsdcs Sdcdscsdcs
News4 hours ago

Najib Postpones Trip To Singapore To Help UMNO With Melaka State Elections In Zahid’s Absence

Datuk Seri Najib Razak has postponed his trip to Singapore so that he can help UMNO in the Melaka State...

Collage 24 Collage 24
News4 hours ago

Still Riding E-Scooters On The Road? Then Get Ready To Be Fined Up To RM1,000 Or Jailed For 3 Months

Just recently, the Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM) had prohibited any cycling activities on the highway without approval from the Malaysian...

Floodjb Floodjb
News4 hours ago

Sultan Of Johor Disappointed In Residents Who Threw Rubbish In Drains & Rivers Causing Flood

The Sultan of Johor, Ibrahim Ismail Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar Al-Haj, has expressed disappointment with the people in the community...

Collage 23 Collage 23
News7 hours ago

KJ: 80% Of Adolescents In M’sia Have Received 1 Dose Of The Vaccine In Less Than 2 Months

Back in August, teenagers aged 12-17 started receiving their Covid-19 vaccines following the revised recommendation from the Health Director-General Dr Noor...

Melaka 2 Melaka 2
News8 hours ago

Almost 1,000 People In Melaka Affected By The Flood After 4-Hour Downpour

The monsoon season is expected to begin in November and is forecasted to last until March 2022. However, episodes of...

Ft S Korea Ft S Korea
News10 hours ago

Thousands Of South Korean Union Workers Dressed In ‘Squid Game’ Costumes Rally For Job Security

The Squid Game hype looks like it is here to stay, and has already impacted the world in a variety...

Ft Drugs Ft Drugs
News10 hours ago

M’sian Researchers From UniSZA Create One Of The First Apps to Help Rehabilitate Drug Addicts

Malaysia over the past few months has seen numerous amounts of accidents which were caused by drivers who were high...

My Post 2021 10 22T102053.664 My Post 2021 10 22T102053.664
News10 hours ago

MACC Officers Run Out Of Courthouse To Avoid Media After Being Charged With Corruption

Two Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) officers ran out of the Sessions Court, allegedly to avoid media personnel, after being charged...

Announcement

Latest Videos



TRENDING TODAY