It seems romantic relationships have been getting all the spotlight when it comes to topics like this. But it’s time we talk about relationships probably lasting longer than that with your significant other — your friendships.
Your friends are those who are there when your romantic life takes a fall. Or a high. They’re those with whom you can fight and still, makeup like your friendship is on day one. They’re the people with whom you can share the most trivial things in your life, like how a zooming Porsche ruined your outfit.
If you find these definitions unfamiliar, then…
How many times have you declined the call of nature just to avoid relieving yourself in a public toilet? Me? A lot of times. All the time, even. I mean, is it even safe? Is it clean? Did the last person leave without thinking of the next user, in this case, me?
At first, I honestly thought it was just a thing in my country. But when Japan showcased their solution to this problem, it turns out, people outside my country are just as nasty. It wasn’t only our thing after all — it was the world’s.
“What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work”.
Stephen King said so.
In a utopian world where everything is as we want it to be, he could not be any more accurate. After all, if one possesses great talent their neighbor wishes they were blessed with, but never utilized, that neighbor would crave for such skill even more. This person would think they deserve to be the one gifted with such talent, not their neighbor who is taking it for granted.
You do remember when you were a student — your class would be given group work and your teacher would require you to assign a leader for each team. More often, the smartest of the group is unanimously voted because, well, they’re smart. They would probably figure things out the best.
One misconception a lot of folks have is that intelligent people get by easily in every aspect of life — that they are destined for success. …
I have read countless articles downplaying the urgency of the prevalence of what’s dubbed as “imposter syndrome”. Many have been insisting it’s just an excuse for being unproductive, or for not reaching your goals and satisfaction.
The pressure to do well during these stressful times has been pushing many to greater vulnerability. The social race to be most productive despite the discomfort and pain has only added to the psychological burden people are already coping with.
And if you’re anything like me, even after receiving all those congratulations for the little wins you must have achieved despite being…
Of course, you've had too much to drink.
Nothing's worth more a long-ass party with lots of drinks than kissing 2020 farewell. It's brought us a lot of emotions. Most of which we do not want to feel again for such a length of time.
Then the morning comes and it hits you — the annoying, painful state of hangover. But it's still the first of January, and there are more parties to go to — virtually, I'm afraid. Or even in solitary.
So after you have poured out your curses and goodbyes to 2020, here are some tips to…
I don’t know about you, but I love reading about all the small things that are useless to ordinary people like you and me. Except I’m extraordinary so I enjoy them. What about you?
Here are 21 random pieces of knowledge to make you extraordinary before 2021.
It’s called the triple point, and it is not limited to H₂O. For water to occur in its three phases, the temperature should be just above freezing point at 0.01° C and at atmospheric pressure (atm)of 0.006. This is well below the earth’s average pressure of 1 atm.
For the first six months of your life, milk has been what kept you alive. A baby doesn’t need anything else — no water, tea, porridge — for a mother’s milk is the safest and healthiest food for all children across the globe.
During the past decade, there has been an influx of milk alternatives filling the dairy aisle of grocery stores around the world. According to Vasanti Malik, adjunct assistant professor of nutrition at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, “if you drink cow’s milk, there’s really no reason to switch to a plant-based option.”
If you’re looking for a sign to purchase those items in your shopping cart, chances are, you don’t even need them. And by need, I mean, it is neither a necessity nor something you really really, really want.
Each passing day, a new product, an innovation, no matter how trivial, is out in the market and aims to provide relief to humans’ unending thirst for convenience and satisfaction. The capitalist industry feeds on this human instinct of purchasing what we feel is needed. …
I thought I would’ve loved online schooling — mainly because I wasn’t required to wake up very early just to catch the ride to school.
I couldn’t be more wrong.
Besides not getting an allowance, having to sit behind your laptop or computer is such a pain in the ass. But not because I dread watching my classmates and teachers in their, well, raw states. It’s because I do not feel like I am actually learning.
It feels even more like what the education system is now: a right I have to pay for, and a place to pass exams…