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The great escape

Published Date: July 25, 2014
The great escape

There are people amongst us who literally fear the idea of taking a real vacation. They would rather keep working on and on and on.  Your atypical workaholic finds a certain delight in working himself like a dog, over several months and sometimes even years. Needless to say there is a flip side of this coin. Maybe you worry you'll fall off the wagon and out of line from all your responsibilities. Maybe you just feel better keeping busy. We're all acquainted the hackneyed proverb, 'All work and...

Published Date: July 25, 2014
Breeze it, buzz it, easy does it

Breeze it, buzz it, easy does it

If you're a chronic night owl and a serial over-sleeper like me, the upcoming vacations seem like the perfect opportunity to clock in some extra (read: excess) z's. As for the white collars and nine-to-fivers of the world, it's time to swap your oxfords and ties for something more comfortable. Whoever you are, it's easy to forget everything you've learnt about control the past month and slip into a coma of binge-eating and mindless self-indulgence. So before it's too late and your mind and body start to fail you, try to take an active stance against your inner sloth and inner glutton. Beat the pre-holiday slump Once it's officially Eid holiday,...

Published Date: July 25, 2014
ECOSOC Youth Forum

ECOSOC Youth Forum

The Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations organized “#Youth2015: Realizing the future they want” on 2nd and 3rd June 2014 at the UN Headquarters in New York. After a competitive selection process, two Bangladeshis, Kashfia Nehrin and I, Nabeera Rahman were selected to attend the prestigious Youth Forum. The forum featured...