The entire house was silent. No bird sang, no tree rustled and the air was still. I sat in complete silence admiring the tree outside- a mighty, towering being that remained constantly grounded and persistent through all kinds of seasons, civilizations, ages and time. At that moment, the world and this life seemed dreadfully finite- … Continue reading wanderings of the mind.
’10 Minutes 38 Seconds in this Strange World’ begins with The End- Tequila Leila, a sex worker in Istanbul, lays dying amidst the garbage in the outskirts of the city. Istanbul begins to awake from her slumber in the hours of the early morning, but Leila prepares for eternal sleep. Her consciousness begins to ebb … Continue reading 10 Minutes 38 Seconds in this Strange World-Elif Shafak
Jennifer Donnelly, author of Step Sister, succeeded eloquently in presenting a lesser unknown, brighter side to a widely beloved and unexpectedly dark tale. This is the tale of the ugly stepsisters and the beautiful orphaned maiden, a tale of Chance and Fate. The book begins by describing a gruesome scene of two step-sisters, named Isabelle … Continue reading Step Sister-Jennifer Donnelly
It’s soft, it’s moist and it’s jam-packed with flavor! You can customize this base recipe for an enriched sponge cake to your liking by adding bananas, nuts, chocolate chips or whatever you desire. Again, this is not a recipe shy of calories or sweetness but it is one which will bring immense joy to your … Continue reading Banana Nut Cake
If you’re looking for a little warmth to insulate your body, or a reason for your fat cells to rejoice with joy, try these brilliant brownies. There’s only one condition: guiltless enjoyment when you devour them!
One’s psychological, social and emotional well-being shapes their mental health, which is important for an individual to be able to cope with stress, perform meaningful work, contribute positively to the community and work fruitfully. More recently, societies have seen the adverse effects of neglecting one’s mental health in the rise of mental illnesses which are … Continue reading A New Normal
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