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Tips To Prevent Tired Eyes

Tips To Prevent Tired Eyes

In recent days, particularly after the pandemic started, we are using electronics more than ever before. Whether you are learning online or working from home, we could be staring at our laptops and phones all day long. Our eyes will easily get tired from the […]

Tips for Dealing with Stress

Tips for Dealing with Stress

We all feel stressed at some point in our life. You might feel stressed because of work, because of the new semester, or if you are a final year student, you might be stressing about your project (like me) … It is impossible to avoid […]

New Year, a Healthier You!

New Year, a Healthier You!

It’s the first month of the new year. Have you made any plans for what you want to do in 2021?  Here are 10 health-related things for you to maybe challenge yourself with in 2021! 1) Eat 5 different fruits/vegetables in a day These days, we […]

How to recognise your strengths

How to recognise your strengths

Recently, while I was helping a friend with updating her resume, she had asked me what I think her strengths were. It made me think that people don’t really give themselves enough credit. When it comes to recognising their own strengths, we seem to depend […]

If you’re feeling doubtful of yourself, read this.

If you’re feeling doubtful of yourself, read this.

No one is immune to self-doubt. It’s hard work to banish or silence those thoughts of self-doubt. There’s no instant fix for overcoming this complex issue but having the intention to fix it is already a step closer to the solution (if you’re at this […]

Positive mind

Positive mind

There is no greater gift to yourself than a positive mindset. For anything you do, having a positive attitude is the best option for an ideal life. Everyone wishes for life to be easy but really what we should wish for is a life worth […]

How to avoid being homesick at uni

How to avoid being homesick at uni

It’s once again that time of the year to start with our academic routines. Whether you are coming back to classes or about to start them, it’s impossible to forget our family time and being back at home. The pandemic has given us extra time […]

My mum’s birthday in quarantine

My mum’s birthday in quarantine

Hey everyone, I hope you are well and staying safe. Last week was my mother’s birthday, and since we are in quarantine, we couldn’t go out to any restaurant. Since my mum loves a good brunch, I decided to organise a small one for her, […]

Keep calm and breathe.

Keep calm and breathe.

Hello everyone. I hope everyone is healthy and well. In light of the recent outbreak of covid-19, I feel that it is only fitting that I write about it. I, too, am worried about it and I am also saddened by the news and reports […]

My First Flight

My First Flight

As I’ve mentioned months ago I absolutely hate flying. It takes a lot of dedication to even get me on a plane. Today I will tell you about the first time I was on a plane. My family has never had much money to spread […]