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Exceptional activities for young people in Dhaka

Exceptional activities for young people in Dhaka

The streets of Dhaka are still buzzing with festive energy after the Eid-ul-Azha! Though Eid day has passed, some may still be on the lookout for some exciting ways to celebrate beyond the usual rounds of family visits and sweet treats and restaurant hangouts. So it is yet possible to put on a favo


Cooling pillow: Is it your perfect sleeping partner? 

Cooling pillow: Is it your perfect sleeping partner? 

Do you frequently find that you're hot and sweating while trying to fall asleep, which eventually upsets your sleep schedule? A cooling pillow could be the perfect choice if you're looking for a way to manage your body temperature. What exactly is a cooling pillow? A cooling pillow is a type of pil

How should I start in-house gardening?

How should I start in-house gardening?

The recent heat wave in Bangladesh left everyone speechless. This is a stark reminder of the impacts of global warming. As temperatures soared, the urgency to mitigate these effects became apparent. Recently, there was such chaos in planting trees as if it would immediately control the heat. One

Beauty: A perception, understanding, or standard?

Beauty: A perception, understanding, or standard?

Beauty has fascinated humans for centuries through design, pattern and even colour. But what is beauty? Is it merely a perception, an understanding, or a rigid standard? Socrates viewed beauty as intrinsically linked to moral goodness and intellectual virtues. He believed that true beauty emanate

How to control ageing?

How to control ageing?

One of the finest English musicians, David Bowie, is credited with this famous quote about ageing. "Ageing is an extraordinary process in which you become the person you always should have been." Today, people worldwide are constantly proving age to be a mere number. Age, in fact, often brings th

Managing itchy skin during summer heat

Managing itchy skin during summer heat

Does the skin feel itchy and irritated under the burning sun? This is common, especially for people with eczema or similar skin diseases. Skin is our body's natural barrier; when damaged, it becomes dry-the dryness leads to increased sensitivity to environmental triggers, causing itchiness and irri

Health benefits of regular walking habit

Health benefits of regular walking habit

While thinking of exercise, most people usually imagine jogging, cycling, swimming, push-ups, pull-ups, and all those heavy-duty physical activities. However, walking, being the simplest and the most accessible one of them all, is often ignored. Walking is such an exercise that people of all ages c

Which sleeping position is better: Side, back or stomach?

Which sleeping position is better: Side, back or stomach?

You may have trouble sleeping. Some will say it's because they are not finding the proper sleeping position. So you try sleeping on your stomach one day or sleeping on the side another day. However, attempting to change how you sleep can do more harm than good if it is not suitable for your body ty

How to manage your period? Follow the tips

How to manage your period? Follow the tips

Periods remain taboo in different parts of the world, especially in countries where the economic situation remains under the radar to be considered stable. Such occurrence causes health dissatisfaction among women. For raising awareness and monitoring menstruation for the benefit of female reprod

How to fall asleep fast

How to fall asleep fast

Hit the bed when super tired, yet cannot sleep? Trying to count the sheep but to no avail? Failure to have good quality and adequate sleep makes us irritable next day. It reduces our productivity and negatively affects our physical and mental state. How long does it take to fall asleep? It varies.

Do we miss sparrows chirping at our house ventilators?

Do we miss sparrows chirping at our house ventilators?

In the heart of Bangladesh, nestled amidst the rhythmic ebb and flow of everyday life, there once thrived a simple, profound symbol of harmony between humans and nature-the humble sparrow. For those who grew up in the 1980s and 1990s, seeing sparrows flitting in and out of ventilators was a common

What should our children learn by the time they reach 18?

What should our children learn by the time they reach 18?

Becoming a parent and equipping your child with the necessary competencies is the aspiration of every guardian. There are specific areas in which children at each stage of development need to learn, develop habits, and practice them.  In Bengali culture, children are traditionally treated wit