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  • The Science of Learning (for Dummies)

    We are familiar with the fact that whether we like it or not, we are hard wired to learn new things. From learning a new language or a new subject to learning

  • Art for people who cannot draw

    On many occasions I have sat down with a vision in my head to draw something but every time I picked up the pencil or the brush to paint, I failed miserably.

  • Basic (and free) digital marketing courses for you to try out

    The exponential growth of brand and business promotions and community outreach in the digital space has given birth to the need for a structured program on digital marketing.

  • Woes of writing a fiction

    As a writer, working on a fictional story is one of the most exciting and nerve-wracking feelings ever. The freedom in writing a fiction is often what makes it difficult to compose.

  • Bargaining skills you learn from your mom

    When I was little, I always felt embarrassed about the thought of going out for shopping with my mother. She was fond of bargaining with the shopkeepers whenever the opportunity presented itself.

  • Helpful websites to assist you with writing

    Moulding a write-up to perfection can be a very difficult task. However, there are certain websites and tools which can be used to eliminate most of these difficulties. There are a lot of such tools and websites available on the internet. We'll be looking at some of the most popular ones available and mostly free to use.

  • The art of using difficult words in your writing

    The idea or tendency to use difficult vocabulary in order to enhance a write up is not uncommon. In fact, it is something that many people believe to be the integral part of a standard, modern-day article. Although this is not true, there is no hard and fast rule that disallows the use of such hard words.

  • Stand-up Comedians That Need Your Attention

    Sometime about three years ago, I got into stand-up comedy. I started with YouTube videos of some amateur comedians who performed at random open-mics, and upon finding them quite hilarious I decided to look into some more popular names, expecting them to be even better.

  • Free Online Courses to hone your skills

    Skills are fundamental, and a necessity in today's world. Fortunately, we are also in the era of technological revolution. It would be a shame if we didn't use that to our advantage and acquire skills of our choosing that will in one way or the other help shape our future.

  • Ruining conversations: Awkward people problems

    To most people, the best conversations are the effortless ones, where they don't have to worry about what to say because it just flows through. To awkward beings like me, that concept alone is foreign.

  • Pre-university skills to work on

    If you're free from the hassles of admission exams or have the desire to start a bit early for your forthcoming university life, you can look into these points and start working on them.

  • Preparing for your first university presentation

    Presentation is the action of formally putting yourself in a position to encounter public judgment, or so it would seem to students facing their very first presentation.

  • Why not learn a foreign language?

    Being a bi/multilingual is like owning a linguistic superpower with which you can upgrade all aspects of your life - be it your career, higher education or social life.