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Things to look out for while signing a lease for an apartment

Back in the days when apartment leases were made with verbal agreements, landlords and tenants faced many disputes. Stability and security were a myth. Now that more leases are being signed, as a tenant you must make sure your rights and preferences are being protected. The last thing anyone needs is a dispute regarding the place that you call home and where you find peace.

How to break your phone habit

Even if there are no notifications or alerts, most individuals check their phones every 15 minutes. Anxiety has developed around our collective relationship with technology to the point that we fear losing out if we do not check in as frequently as we believe we should. Spending too much time on your phone is not just a waste of time, but also a mental drain. Using social media often has been linked to negative outcomes in research examining psychological well-being. It is a good idea to understand and look into minimising your addiction to smartphones.

ALMOST USEFUL LIFE HACKS / How to get rich super quick

There is no denying the fact that money really can buy happiness. Beggars smile on receiving 15 taka. A mistress smiles when given a 1500-taka box of chocolates. A public official smiles after receiving a 15,000-taka gift of cold hard bank notes. A genuine, crinkly-eyed smile denotes happiness. Money buys that happiness. In this day of instant like-fuelled gratification, we want it now. But the quick way is almost always a scam. Take another person's misery and turn it into money.

Random tips to make life easy

Just finished eating your sandwich stuffed with chicken and slathered in mayonnaise and now has crumbs all over the keyboard? Or did you send that dreaded text to your ex? Well fear not, The Daily Star has come to your rescue!

August 1, 2023
August 1, 2023

Things to look out for while signing a lease for an apartment

Back in the days when apartment leases were made with verbal agreements, landlords and tenants faced many disputes. Stability and security were a myth. Now that more leases are being signed, as a tenant you must make sure your rights and preferences are being protected. The last thing anyone needs is a dispute regarding the place that you call home and where you find peace.

September 12, 2022
September 12, 2022

How to break your phone habit

Even if there are no notifications or alerts, most individuals check their phones every 15 minutes. Anxiety has developed around our collective relationship with technology to the point that we fear losing out if we do not check in as frequently as we believe we should. Spending too much time on your phone is not just a waste of time, but also a mental drain. Using social media often has been linked to negative outcomes in research examining psychological well-being. It is a good idea to understand and look into minimising your addiction to smartphones.

March 16, 2018
March 16, 2018

How to get rich super quick

There is no denying the fact that money really can buy happiness. Beggars smile on receiving 15 taka. A mistress smiles when given a 1500-taka box of chocolates. A public official smiles after receiving a 15,000-taka gift of cold hard bank notes. A genuine, crinkly-eyed smile denotes happiness. Money buys that happiness. In this day of instant like-fuelled gratification, we want it now. But the quick way is almost always a scam. Take another person's misery and turn it into money.

December 7, 2015
December 7, 2015

Random tips to make life easy

Just finished eating your sandwich stuffed with chicken and slathered in mayonnaise and now has crumbs all over the keyboard? Or did you send that dreaded text to your ex? Well fear not, The Daily Star has come to your rescue!

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