Author: Merin Varghese

Traveling is exploring the majestic wonders that the world has in store for us. It is also a journey that helps in self-exploration and is therapeutic. Traveling is not only a means of enjoyment and pleasure. It is also about creating some splendid memories with our loved ones and also with nature. Whether you are traveling alone or with your friends or family, it is always a journey that fills our mind with positivity. Traveling has the power to heal our body and mind. It gives us a glimpse of different cultures, people, cuisines, practices and beliefs. “The world is…

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Food is the most vital requirement for every human being. It provides nutrients and energy for the proper functioning of the body. Basically food is a means of survival for all of us. Moreover, who does not enjoy gobbling up a whole slice of pizza or drooling over a piece of hot steaming momos! However there are some countries that might prohibit the consumption of certain food due to political, religious or health concerns. Therefore, here is a list of foods on which certain countries impose a ban and also prevents its consumption in any form. Let’s begin without any…

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The desire to make this world a better place can occur to us at any age. Good leadership qualities and driving passion is what a person requires to change this world. Therefore, it is actually important that we teach our kids how to be responsible and speak against the injustice prevailing in the world. In fact, many children dream of becoming an activist from from a young age. There are many young and brilliant minds who are actually making this world a better place for the coming generations. From advocating for climate changes to fighting for the right of education,…

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WHAT IS A STARTUP? A startup is a new business or a company by young entrepreneurs that develops a “unique product or service”. This unique product or service is totally new in the market or maybe similar to the existing product services. However, what makes them unique is their creative ability to lure buyers and sellers from all over the world. Therefore, let’s see some of the successful startups of India that are worth Billion Dollars! WHAT IS A UNICORN STARTUP? A startup with a valuation of 1 Billion Dollars or above is a Unicorn Startup. You never know when…

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Everyone has a certain kind of fear or phobia that scares us. Some people fear height, whereas some others have the fear of deep water, closed spaces, death or even public speaking. Glossophobia is the fear of public speaking and is one of the major causes of stage fright. It is not a dangerous condition but can have serious effects on our personality and confidence. Presentations are a part of a student’s life and also an important element in our professional life. A person suffering from glossophobia won’t be able to give a compelling presentation which ultimately leads to poor…

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We all live in a society where people have to look in a certain way that deems them beautiful. Or to simply say it, we all have certain beauty standards or expectations of what people should look like. The most apt example for this would be the obsession with fair skin. Or, say having the perfect body. Moreover, women are most of the times, the victims of these unrealistic beauty practices. There are some strange and weird beauty standards around the world that are unimaginable and are still in practice. Therefore, let’s see some of the weirdest beauty standards in…

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Kerala, “God’s Own Country” is one of the most beautiful states of Southern India. It is one of the best places famous for its extravagant and exotic flora and fauna. The rich cultural heritage and the kaleidoscopic nature make it a paradise for all its explorers and travelers. It is the “spice capital” of India. Hence, famous for its mouth-watering cuisines. Kerala nestles between the Arabian Sea on the west and The Western Ghats Mountains on the east. It’s intense network of rivers, lagoons, serene beaches, thick forests and placid backwaters truly makes it the “God’s Own Country”. Here, Hindus,…

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The term ‘ Sex’ is often a means of awkwardness and embarrassment that people never talk about it. It is something that always stays hideous and is never a topic of discussion. The society deems it is as something that people have to do in private rather than talking about it in public. Moreover, in an orthodox country like India, Sex and Sexuality are a taboo. People never talk about it as it is immoral and against the moral values of our culture. However, it is time that we remove the stigma concerning sex from the minds of students and…

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In our life we have gone through a lot of confusion, failures and even very rough days. There were days when we felt like giving up or when we felt extremely hopeless about our future. There were times when we were completely blank, unable to express ourselves. But now, when we look back at those bad days, we actually heave a sigh of relief and are proud of ourselves. Because somehow we were able to emerge victorious. Students also go through a lot of pressure, confusion and worse of all expectations by the society. No matter if you are studying…

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Since time immemorial, powerful female authors have made immense contribution in the world of literature predominantly dominated by men. For women, literature is a powerful weapon to voice their opinions and thoughts. It is a safe space to represent themselves, the society and to convey their ideas. Furthermore, we have come across many strong female protagonist who inspire us to this very day. Therefore, below are the 6 novels by female authors that we must read in our lifetime. “I write for those women who do not speak, for those who do not have a voice they were so terrified,…

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