Life

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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Life

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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Opinion

I Met My Husband On A Dating App

I met my husband on a dating app. There, I said it. This might not sound like a big deal to some, but for the longest time this little detail has been an awkward part of our relationship. Not only were we weirded out by it, but even our families strongly advised us not to […]

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Life

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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