Covid-19 is not the only pandemic we should be worrying about. -AF Historical records show us that the first influenza pandemic of the 21st century was between 2009 and 2010. Followed by the Covid-19 pandemic that we are experiencing first-hand at the moment. There are no other significant pandemics documented in between these time periods, but maybe that’s because most of us fail to realise … Continue reading Why We Should Invest in Our Planet – A Guide for Businesses
I grew up with books for company, my childhood influenced by some amazing writers, and my imagination shaped by their magic. These authors conjured up some vibrant characters who were my constant companions through rain and shine and I’d like to make a list to celebrate their contribution to my world. This is by no means an exhaustive list; in fact, it barely scratches the … Continue reading 7 Authors Who Must be a Part of Every Childhood
Some are born leaders; some have leadership thrust at them. Either way, once you assume the charge, there’s no turning back. Leadership may be inherent; it can also be acquired. Either way, the role of a leader is a big responsibility and must be handled with respect. Different leaders find that different tactics and skills work for them. I’ve put together a short list of … Continue reading How to Be a Great Leader
In a time when the entire world seems to be working outside the confines of offices, more and more people are turning to freelance work as a source of income. Being a full-time freelancer requires the same amount of commitment as doing a full-time job; you need to be focused, reliable, and put your best foot forward. Perks: you get to enjoy managing your deadlines, … Continue reading Responsibilities of a Good Freelancer
Athletics is still often associated with the ‘jocks’ alone. This is a common misconception. In real life, despite what all the movies try to make you believe, anyone can be an athlete if they want to, even the ‘nerds’. I’ve never come across a rule explicitly stating that you either have to be a jock or a nerd; personally, I think it’s best to try … Continue reading Why Should You Become an Athlete?
“So it is with children who learn to read fluently and well: They begin to take flight into whole new worlds as effortlessly as young birds take to the sky.” William James Children are highly impressionable; clean slates we can etch epics into. As omnipresent parts of their lives, parents play an important part in authoring the prologues of these epics. And as parents, it … Continue reading Why Should Children Read?
You stop growing the moment you start getting complacent. AF People find happiness in different things. And happiness is always subject to change. You might find happiness in an ice lolly at 5, and discover the same joy at 25 when you manage to get the chicken potpie just right. Personally, I am at a phase in life where I feel happiest when I’m at … Continue reading How to Increase Productivity
You’ll notice that there is a huge chunk missing in the timeline of my blogs, a lapse of around four years. Four years is a considerable amount of time. A lot can happen in four years. And a lot did. The earth got warmer, idiots took over world superpowers, atrocities against minorities continued, the #metoo movement empowered women across the globe, horribly destructive wildfires held … Continue reading Rock You Like a Hurricane.