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  • Do we hold our friends accountable?

    As we get older, our friendships tend to become more complex and multi-faceted. While new developments can provide more fulfilling connections, they can also give rise to serious issues.
  • LIFE lessons from the streets of Dhaka

    Life in Dhaka can have a lot to offer. Warm street food on a cold winter night, vibrant rickshaw art in every corner, air pollution that will end us all in due time, and old, historical streets brimming with new life are just some of its offerings.
  • In defence of “horrible” women in TV and movies

    Over the last couple of years, Hollywood has certainly delivered by bringing us multi-faceted female characters in shows and movies
  • Maladaptive Daydreaming: More than a fantasy

    The term “maladaptive daydreaming” was coined by a University of Haifa professor named Eli Somer, one of the leading researchers on the topic. Somer’s definition states that maladaptive daydreaming is a condition of “extensive fantasy activity that replaces human interaction or interferes with academic, interpersonal, or vocational functioning.”
  • Navigating Eco-Anxiety

    In the age of social media, it is hard to escape bad news. The hurdle becomes even more difficult when the “bad news” entails the drastic effects of climate change taking their toll on our planet.
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