Munira Fidai

January 18, 2023
January 18, 2023

What can investing teach you?

Made yourself a nice little bundle of cash? Before you go and throw your hard-earned cash on the next new luxury item, here’s a different thought. What if you invested the amount into a solid scheme and multiplied your savings? Investing is making money out of money, but that’s not all there is to it. If done right, the practice can teach you a thing or two about life itself.

January 16, 2023
January 16, 2023

Upgrade your life: The 2023 Edition

Whether your goal is to succeed in your career, in your creative corner or simply to become a better person, here are 6 tips and tricks you can really try, in order to achieve your objective for 2023.

January 15, 2023
January 15, 2023

Why don’t people like you?

It’s a diverse world and no two people are alike. As viewpoints differ, some gel together seamlessly while others clash and cause friction. This is expected, and quite natural. However, what if you find that you are unable to befriend anyone at all, and that everyone shuns you from their circle. It might be time for some introspection.

January 15, 2023
January 15, 2023

How to master the art of small talk

Small talk often starts with pointless questions such as “How are you?” According to research, these are three of the most useless words in the world of communication as the person asking is least interested in the response and the person responding hardly ever tells the truth. So, what can make small talk interesting enough to lead to an actual conversation?

January 15, 2023
January 15, 2023

Mastering elegance

Sought after by everyone, elegance is but an elusive virtue. It is a fairly common mistake to think that only aesthetics make class, when in fact, true sophistication is a mix of outward grooming, mindful habits, and intrinsic virtues. Here are a few ways to find out whether you have any of the prime traits that inherently classy people possess.

January 12, 2023
January 12, 2023

How to avoid destroying your relationships

Relationships are slippery. One moment, you have the most loving, caring partner in the world, and in the other, you’re at loggerheads with the same person. Arguments, silent treatments and resentments can build up fairly quickly and before you know it, you are thinking — how did it go from 10 to 1 so quickly? Well, even if it doesn’t feel like it right then, there are ways to pivot back to a better position.

January 8, 2023
January 8, 2023

Dhaka Lit Fest 2023 — A day’s experience

Spanning five days, the popular event had authors and creatives from a variety of genres and backgrounds, from Bangladesh, Australia, England, Switzerland, to India.

January 4, 2023
January 4, 2023

5 steps to avoid hours of wasted time

In today’s fast-paced world, it can often feel like there are never enough hours in the day to get everything done. From work and family obligations to errands and leisure activities, our schedules are often jam-packed and it's no surprise that many of us feel overwhelmed, trying to juggle it all. But what if there were ways to reclaim some of that precious time and make the most of every day?

January 4, 2023
January 4, 2023

How to start your mornings right

Mornings are not for everyone and most of us take an hour or two to really get a head start on our day, even after waking up from a good 6-8 hours of sleep. As such, advice on getting up early, or joining the 5 AM Club, as it is called, may not be for all of us. Thankfully, there are a number of popular tips to try to start off the day with energy and keep it going throughout the work day.

January 4, 2023
January 4, 2023

5 Ayurvedic secrets for hair health

Just until a few decades ago, South Asians were blessed with the most beautiful and thick hair that was as long as it was lustrous. The recent rise in pollution, lifestyle challenges, seasonal fluctuations caused by climatic imbalance, and increased stress have wreaked havoc with hair health. Fortunately, Ayurveda has lots of secrets and the power to restore our crown back to its timeless glory lie in the shelves and containers of our very own kitchens.