The Positive Pearls In An Ocean Of Criticism (Part 1)

“Criticism is something you can easily avoid by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing”. – Aristotle Because I was extremely afraid of being judged, I took everything, from everyone, as condemnation. I realise criticism doesn’t always come gently, from someone legitimately trying to help. A lot of the feedback we receive is unsolicited. Maybe…

10 Uncanny Facts About TITANIC

Listen up, all! Titanic, one of the greatest movies of all times, is turning the big 22 this year, and I’m here to remind you just how life – changing this piece of visual really was. It sparked intellectual debate; it set unrealistic expectations for true love; it was an action – packed, emotional rollercoaster of…

Will I Be My Valentine? (Explore The Joy of Self-love)

Valentine’s week is around now and is at the top of priority list of most. Valentine’s Day may be the most romantic day of the year; after all, is there any other day solely dedicated to love and affection? While it’s almost too easy to get caught up in the sugar-laden, heart-shaped holiday, it’s especially…

Reasons why our brain craves Infographics

Infographics are everywhere but what made them so successful? Following are the reasons that have led to a boost in the use of infographics. 50% of our brain is involved in visual processing. 70% of all our sensory receptors are in our eyes. We can get the sense of a visual scene in 1/10th of…

I Want To Learn This

Ikebana (生け花, 活け花, make flowers alive) is the Japanese art of flower arrangement It is also known as Kadō (華道, “way of flowers”). The tradition dates back to the 7th century when floral offerings were made at altars. Later, they were placed in the tokonoma (alcove) of a home. Ikebana reached its first zenith in the 16th century under the influence of Buddhist tea masters and has grown…

From A Former Procrastinator

It’s a Sunday night, the clock ticks to 1 AM, when you work furiously to get a task done while silently cursing yourself to have the delayed the work till the 11th hour. Every delay is dangerous with its own “blessing”. Procrastination is an art of coping up with yesterday which you surely don’t want…

How I Battle Sadness

According to dictionary, sadness is the condition or quality of being sad. But don’t you think that it means and hurts and affects much more to us? Though I’m only fifteen and I have just started living my life, let me share some of my thoughts that always kept me going at times when I’m…

A Breed Of Dog That Cannot Bark

Yes, that’s right, there is a breed of dog that can’t bark! Meet the Basenji, a small to medium sized, elegant and square shaped breed that cannot bark at all. Some believe that the ability to bark was intentionally bred out of the breed in Central Africa, where a dog barking in the jungle was…

A Glimpse Of My World

Hello everyone. I am Priya, a 15 year old teenage girl who is ambiguous to infinite theories. Everyone in this world is either an astrologer for themselves and thinks about his/her bright future and their long life that awaits or is busy building castles in the air, recalling the sweetest memories they have treasured. But…