Table manners 101: Dining etiquettes explained

Table manners are important because in a civilised society, poor dining etiquette can create a poor impression of you at social gatherings and social business situations. Even when you are eating at a restaurant surrounded by strangers, table manners are important, because you do not want to irritate others with your poor manners or invite stares from patrons sitting at the next table.

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Do spelling mistakes matter?

The significance of spelling might seem like a trivial concern. As a nation, we have become forgiving of these slip-ups, perhaps too forgiving. A 2002 study about this phenomenon found that readers did negatively judge authors’ intelligence when spelling mistakes were present in the text.

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The Grit Blueprint: 8 simple steps to boost your mental strength

When the going gets tough, having a strong mind can be like having a superpower, the power to rise above difficulties and keep going. This is your go-to manual for turning everyday folks into mental superheroes, equipped with the resilience to handle tough times and the determination to face challenges head-on.

Manners maketh man: Reviving the charm of etiquette in the ultra-modern era

In the whirlwind of today's ultra-modern society, where Tinder and Bumble have replaced courtly love and emojis substitute for heartfelt conversation, the art of etiquette, particularly for men, seems to be on a leisurely stroll towards obscurity. This begs the question; in our pursuit of all things modern, are we inadvertently side-lining the refined grace of good manners?

Skin-savvy shaving: Navigating razors for your skin's sake!

Achieving the perfect shave is no simple task, and it all starts with the careful selection of an appropriate razor. Your skin, with its unique characteristics, deserves a careful and personalised approach to grooming.

5 things to learn from Virat Kohli to win in your life

As a cricketer, Virat Kohli is in a league of his own. Cricket fans all around the world enjoy his energetic and powerful playing style. In fact, he broke Sachin Tendulkar's milestone for the most runs at an ODI World Cup with his 50th ODI century in India's semi-final match versus New Zealand during the 2023 World Cup.

Girls’ night out: Why should boys have all the fun!

Ladies, gather around because it is time to paint the town pink! If you are looking for a night out that is as fabulous as you are, Dhaka has so much to offer. Whether you are celebrating a special occasion or just craving some quality girl-time, the city has got your back. Here's your guide to an unforgettable girls' night out in Dhaka, the city that never fails to amaze!

So, you are a CEO? It’s time to create a personal brand

Personal brands are the hardest to control, and naturally the most rewarding. People’s associations, beliefs, feelings, sentiments, attitudes, and expectations make up what you mean to them. All of which are incredibly difficult to get a grasp on. As they say, your personal brand is what people say about you when you are not in the room.

Key to financial independence: Smart savings and investment options

Here are some good savings schemes you can avail.

Keeping mosquitoes at bay: Remedies, precautions, and solutions

From skin irritation to serious diseases like dengue, if not taken proper precautions, mosquitos can be quite a threat to your health. Let’s explore some remedies and effective solutions to keep yourself safe.

Emotional Spending Taking over your Life? Don’t worry, you are not alone!

No matter the emotion, people somehow find a way to throw money at the situation. Their state is not unique; many individuals find themselves on a similar emotional rollercoaster when it comes to finances.

Why being good at your work is not enough anymore

What are these soft skills that we speak of? Well, they are a wide range of interpersonal skills that help us communicate, adapt, and work well with others in the workplace. Here are a few soft skills that you can work on to get more traction at the workplace.

Too hooked on social media? Here is how to stop it

We are too hooked on social media and limiting our usage is the biggest struggle ever. While many find it impossible to go full-on cold turkey, there are ways we can detox from social media without quitting.

A guide to hair salon etiquette

As a woman who has to visit the beauty salon every 8 to 10 weeks because her layers grow faster than she wants, there are a few things that I have learned and taught myself over time about salon etiquette. They have always saved me from the agony of leaving a salon with a sad face and a bad haircut.

Forgive, forget, and find peace: 5 timeless lessons from Confucius

Confucius was a famous teacher and philosopher. His ideas have not only influenced the people of China, his birthplace, but people all over the world were and still are inspired by his words. Here are 5 things you can learn from the sayings of Confucius.

Too shy to brand yourself? Here are 4 reasons to build your personal brand

Personal branding is exactly like making sure your digital tools are super sharp. Not everyone has access to these tools; but the real question is: Are yours sharp enough to kill (land the opportunity)?

How to cope with reader’s block

Reading and writing go hand in hand. And perhaps that’s why, just like there’s writer’s block, there’s also readers block. Only reader’s block is probably worse because reading is easier than writing, yet you just can’t do it.

Looking for a challenge, ladies? Learn Karate, Fencing and more right here in Dhaka!

Are you a woman in Dhaka looking to broaden your horizons, boost your self-esteem, or perhaps discover a new passion? Well, you're in luck. So, why not take a plunge into something new today? Here's your guide to all the places that teach sporting discipline that you might fancy.

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