Wara Karim

August 1, 2022
August 1, 2022

A case for minimalist jewellery

A lot of us women love to be adorned in jewellery, but wearing too many and too big pieces can make an outfit perplexing. People who love simple and clean style, believe in dainty, versatile, and effortless jewellery, which enhances a woman’s overall look by adding subtle details. In short, you can never go wrong with minimalist jewellery, where the design focus is on the concept of “less is more.”

July 24, 2022
July 24, 2022

9 ways to conserve energy at home

When you reduce or limit your energy use, you limit your impact on the environment. Remember, most of the electricity we consume comes from burning fossil fuels like natural gas, petroleum (oil), and coal, all of which are non-renewable resources. The world is in an energy crisis. However, every cloud has a silver lining; perhaps, this is a good time for us to start changing our lifestyles, habits, and energy use for a better, cleaner, and greener future.

June 12, 2022
June 12, 2022

Beating your Monday blues

Does a feeling of dread and anxiety drown you the afternoon before a new work week begins? If not, consider yourself lucky, for a lot of people do feel anxious, irritable, fearful, and restless on Saturday/ Sunday evening, depending upon the day work week begins where you live. Here are a few things that you can consider doing to beat this sinking feeling that overwhelms you before your work day starts.

May 23, 2022
May 23, 2022

4 tips to help you manage expenses during inflation

Budgeting is perhaps the single most important tool that helps us manage our money wisely during volatile economic times.

May 10, 2022
May 10, 2022

Cost Per Wear: An important fashion rule

Have you ever tried to work out the value of your investment in clothing, shoes, and accessories? Do you know if the money you spend on a dress, a pair of shoes, or a piece of costume jewellery is really worth it?

February 20, 2022
February 20, 2022

Jamaica, NY: A slice of Bangladesh away from it

It was the summer of 2013, I was strolling along Jamaica’s Hillside Avenue and turning my neck every time I was hearing someone utter

February 6, 2022
February 6, 2022

Self-care is not selfish

Self-care often takes a backseat in our lives. However, nurturing our own body, mind, and soul is imperative to living a more satisfied and successful life. Therefore, leave behind all feelings of guilt and take some time to focus on yourself and only yourself, if not every day, then at least a few times a week.

December 11, 2021
December 11, 2021

International travel during COVID-19

People have now resumed international travelling, although cautiously. With the emergence of a new, more contagious variant, Omicron, however, countries are placing new restrictions on travellers, making international travelling even more uncertain, more hectic

October 13, 2021
October 13, 2021

Durga Puja celebration by Bangladeshi diaspora

Clear azure skies, cotton-like fluffy clouds, fragrant night jasmine, and kans grass swaying to the autumnal breeze symbolise the advent of Durga Puja in Bangladesh.

October 5, 2021
October 5, 2021

Conscious consumption is the trend of the future

The day is already here when consumers are increasingly doing research about a product and the company producing it before making the final purchase. Consumers are now more educated than ever, which leads them to buy less, but buy better. ‘Conscious consumption’ is the trend of the future!