Virtual Celebrations during Christmas
The classic Christmas celebrations of gathering around the tree, opening presents and enjoying delicious food with friends and family during the holiday season is something we all look forward to. However, amidst the pandemic, the way we conduct our celebratory
Bubble baths and facemasks; Self-care, or not?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=54J4rkfuXec I procrastinated writing this article until I ironically realised that I was being super unkind to myself by doing so. Now, you must be thinking: What is she on about? Isn’t not doing work a good thing? Don’t you need a breather? Yes and
Kind offline, unkind online: A how-to guide on spreading kindness through the screen
Being unkind, it happens in numerous ways. Unintentionally or intentionally. On social media, or via email, and undoubtedly, on gaming platforms. Allow me to list two from a long list: Direct unkindness - Because “it’s not a big deal”: “You take pictures
Being a rainbow of kindness to someone’s gray cloud
https://youtu.be/cXQ9yKTBpyU “Sometimes it takes only one act of kindness and caring to change a person’s life.” – Jackie Chan Imagine you had a tough day at university and upon returning home, your neighbor surprises you with a scrumptious dinner. Imagine, you have
How to ace the act of quarantining
Quarantining [kwar-uhn-teen-iin] verb The act of knowing better since the first quarantine and supplying yourself with essentials and goodies. Figure 1: The Creation of Adam, Michelangelo (1512). Image credits: Unsplash. Many countries have reintroduced restrictions with a second lockdown to limit the expansion of the coronavirus.
A Beginner’s Guide to Zero-waste as a Student
“What’s in it for me?”, you wonder. Surely, most of us are aware that 12.8 million tons of plastic are currently swimming in the ocean and that plastic bottles take four and a half centuries to break down. We have most
Upcoming trend of reward-based start-ups
The past few years have seen a massive demand for reward programmes. These applications may have had a subliminal presence before, but now have gained immense popularity. Owing to the heavy usage of these mobile applications, the trend of money-saving
Why Spreading Breast Cancer Awareness Through Social Media Is Important
The year has taught us more than ever of what difficulties mean. It has taught us that we all are in this together and that our faith and willingness have the power to protect us in our most challenging moments.
Why veganism is more than a diet
When people hear the word ‘vegan’, most think of the lack of options and a plant-based diet. Some also associate it to the term 'boring'. But are these characterisations reflective of what veganism is? In reality, being vegan does not
A Day of Magic and Mystery
The 31st of October — costumes, candy, a little creepiness here and there, who doesn’t love it? Halloween is a universally adored festival. But with all this excitement around, people usually forget another event held today that can be just as fun