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My Budhiama and Her Essense of Understanding Sustainability

Guest post by Drona Dewi My grandma, I call her Budhiama (elderly mother in Nepali), who isn’t old but aging gracefully is actually an epitope of budhi (intelligence in Sanskrit).  How many people get the chance of celebrating their birthday having their mother beside them? That one lucky soul is her son, my Tulobau (Big […]

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7 Strange Quirks of Being a Flight Attendant

Guest post by Norbert Sari I’ve always found the idea of being on an airplane strangely cozy. I flew for the first time when I was 14. There’s nowhere to go, nobody can enter or leave, you have a chance to disconnect and the excitement of travel and arriving to your destination is enticing. I […]

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7 Tips For Students To Survive This Lockdown

Guest post by Asif Murad Umrani  The whole world is in an absolute bizarre situation due to the Covid-19 pandemic. We could not imagine that this virus would choke the entire world with such anxiety and destruction. It is the first time since the Spanish Influenza in 1918 that we are suffering from nights becoming […]

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Life Is A Roller Coaster Ride

Guest post by Naureen Charolia “I feel so blessed today.” “Life is terrible.” “I can’t tell you how happy I am today.” “I want to give up on life.” “I am on cloud 9.” “I feel extremely worthless today.” “My life is better from the rest.” “My life sucks ” There are hundreds of such […]

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Self-Care Ideas That My Cat Has Taught Me

Meet Bobo – my one year old Persian princess. He’s a male cat but trust me, that doesn’t make him any less of a princess. I never thought of myself as a cat person, or even a pet person in general. The idea of taking care of another living thing freaked me out – still […]

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Clutter-Free and Affordable Gift Ideas For Minimalists

Whether it’s birthdays, festive holidays, anniversaries or celebrations, gift-giving happens all throughout the year. Thinking of what to gift someone can be very difficult, especially if you’re on a budget AND especially if you’re someone who over thinks everything (like me).  Why clutter-free gifts? Clutter-free gifts are great not just for minimalists, but for anyone […]

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Letting Go of the Societal Pressure to Pursue Your Dreams

I had a fascinating discussion with my colleagues a while back. It started when one of them asked, ‘What did you guys dream of becoming when you were younger?’ As children, most of us dreamed of becoming artists, doctors, teachers and so on. Yet here were were, working as financial research analysts for this big […]

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