Isabelle Thye


Isabelle is a coffee enthusiast based in Malaysia. She co-founded a café consultancy business and started her own coffee label CHNO. Besides building her coffee business, Isabelle enjoys writing and backpacking around the world.

How The 'Bourne' Movies Changed My Entire Perspective On Love

By Isabelle Thye
I was watching "Jason Bourne" with my boyfriend in the cinema, with my head on his chest and our fingers wrapped around the other's hands. I felt deeply connected with him in the moment. My heart was filled with a surge of love and gratitude. Tears…

You'll Always Need Space In Your Relationship If You Want It To Last

By Isabelle Thye
He makes me the happiest person in the world. The thought of him is like a beam of sunshine that warms me from within. He always makes me smile. People call it "being in love." Science says it's the work of dopamine in our brains. But when I came…

9 Fears I Needed To Accept Before I Could Leave My Comfort Zone Behind

By Isabelle Thye
I feel afraid a lot these days. I chose to be an entrepreneur, which means I have to craft my own role, set my own target and pave my own path toward it. Surprises always hit me directly in the face, and sometimes, they hit hard. James Altucher…

Terminally Lovesick: 5 Signs You're Hopelessly In Love

By Isabelle Thye
There are so many listicles circulating the web that communicate five, 10 and even 20 signs you're in love. Everyone has his or her own unique interpretation of love, according to different contexts and life experiences. There are signs you are…

5 Reasons Why Backpacking Is Your Best Option When You Have Nothing

By Isabelle Thye
Research proves that money can buy happiness through experience, and one of the most common experiences people seek is travel. What is on your mind before you start a journey? How do you mentally and physically prepare for unknown adventures? What…

He's Something Special: 10 Things I've Had To Learn While Dating An Entrepreneur

By Isabelle Thye
I did not see my boyfriend for two months, even though we are in the same city and a half-hour drive apart. That dilemma triggered me to perform a Google search: how to date an entrepreneur. I landed on a heartwarming post, which totally lightened…