Almost every time you look down at your phone, you see them. They’re everywhere.
Facebook reminds you regularly via dated posts. Instagram prompts you frequently to take that dreaded trip down memory lane.
Even the people you’re following on social media give you a bitter taste repeatedly of what could have been — posted via nostalgic ‘throwbacks.’
I’m talking about old travel posts. Memorable destinations you or your friends visited in the past — and more importantly, places you could have visited if not for that godforsaken coronavirus pandemic.
For some, the restrictions on travelling go far beyond mere lack…
If you’ve had a good look at their recent store signage, or just came across some of their social media ads, you’ve probably noticed it by now.
But in case you haven’t done any of the above, here’s the news flash.
Burger King has a new logo. That’s it right there — the cover photo of this article. Go on, take a good look at it.
After 20 whole years, the infamous fast-food chain finally revamped itself. The old sign that we’re all used to is gone for good. …
Here’s a chilling fact that you need to know: global domestic abuse rates have gone up by a staggering 40% since the beginning of the coronavirus lockdowns.
In the UK, that number is even more shocking: violence in households has soared by 50% in the quarantine period.
On top of that, calls to social service helplines have increased more than five-fold — a clear indication that swift action needs to be taken for this growing issue.
It’s easy to get why people are becoming more abusive; the coronavirus situation has caused many to be incredibly stressed out and depressed over…
It’s that time of the year again: a time for hurried wish-lists making, avid gift-giving, last-minute gatherings, and most importantly, catching up on what means most to you.
After all, Christmas is that special season for you to take a gentle breather from everything and to re-focus on what’s truly significant in your life.
For some, that spot is reserved for family. For others, it’s about giving back to the community. Spreading good cheer to the less fortunate — it’s one of the most purposeful things that one can ever do.
It’s just that sometimes in our hectic everyday lives…
Bentley Little once shared this compelling quote: “Names have power.”
He’s right. A person’s name is the greatest connection to their own individuality and personality. I would even go so far as to say it is the most important word to the majority of people in the world.
And in the LGBT+ community, where many often change their birth names to better suit their new gender identities, names carry an even deeper meaning.
It is the very symbol that marks their transitions; a badge of honor that they wear proudly that carries significant sentimental value.
But it doesn’t help matters…
According to the World Health Organization, that’s the estimated number of people suffering from depression in the world.
To put that into perspective, that’s equivalent to the entire population of Indonesia — the fourth largest country on the planet.
What’s more, up to 800,000 people take their own lives each year. That’s a shocking statistic to even think about.
Clearly, depression is both a significant mental and societal issue that needs to be dealt with seriously by everyone — and thankfully, there are some brands that graciously take on part of that incredible responsibility.
In fact, one particular…
This year, pop superstar Billie Eilish swept the board at the 2020 Grammy Awards, taking home an impressive five Grammys- including Album of the Year, Song of the Year, and Best New Artist.
What made this more amazing was that When We Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? was only her debut album- but that didn’t stop her from becoming the second recording artist (and first female artist) ever to win in the award ceremony’s four major categories.
If there’s one thing I’ve learned in my fifteen years of being on social media, it’s this — always think very, very carefully before you post anything.
Not that I’ve done anything incriminating myself, but I’ve seen many influencers take a huge hit in their following after posting something that seemed okay at first glance, only to discover that their content was actually offensive to a particular group of people.
A lot of media outrage and social media wildfire later- these influencers have lost everything that has taken years of hard work to build up. …
Let’s do a super-quick exercise: Go ahead and think of a big purchase you recently made.
It could be a phone, laptop, or anything that required a good amount of research and contemplation before your purchase.
How did you finally convince yourself to buy that product?
Was it because of a collection of positive online reviews? Or perhaps a favorable recommendation by a trusted friend or family member?
I know what sealed the deal for me to spend $600 on a Nintendo Switch was my friends continuously telling me that “it was the only gaming console I will ever need.”…
14th February 2015. That was the day I almost ended my life.
I still remember it to this day. Things around me had been going downhill for a long, long time.
The prospect of ending it all was welcoming, calming even.
I had no friends. My face was littered with clusters of severe nodules and cysts. College was an everyday struggle. My parents were constantly fighting over money, and many times they raised the threat of divorce.
The worst of all? I had not an inch of talent in me. I sucked at sports, was terrible at the arts and…
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