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To a new beginning

We saw it all, the year of fights,As the world stood still, challenging our mightWe saw it all, burning of our homesChildren crying while they pelted more than stonesWe saw it all, people being treated like cattleIn the mind and heart, we lost all our battlesWe saw it all, how in hunger they walked milesTo find shelter, relief and just a smileWe saw it all, people locked, away from touchBlamed each other for the spread so muchWe saw it all, corona, Amphan, Nisarga, locustsNature’s fury at its peak, reply to man’s…

Bleeding gums? Fear not! There is a reasonable explanation

A very common complaint, most of us dentists face in our clinical practice is of bleeding gums! Many patients present with a chief complaint of their gums bleeding while brushing their teeth, while chewing on something slightly hard or while waking up from sleep (also manifested as metallic taste in their mouth). This seemingly appalling and frightening experience is infact a very trivial concern that can be resolved even more easily. The accumulation of a thin colourless and odourless bio film, called ‘plaque’ on the tooth…

Moments

Like the water that seeps Like the sun that sleeps Like the sand that dropsLike the night that weepsThere are moments that I eagerly hold on for the love, life and courage to go onLike the age that fades our glowLike the experience we need to growLike the time that passes giving us a blowLike the river which would always flow There are moments, take back milesleft alone with tears, laughter and smile.Like that night which slipped awayLike the love that just passed this wayLike the waiting for one we…

Ways to Deal With Negative Thought

Our mind is the inhabitant of random thoughts. All the time our mind is busy thinking. According to a study, the mind thinks between 60,000 – 80,000 thoughts a day. That’s an average of 2,500 – 3,300 thoughts per hour. It is definitely a huge number. Our thoughts are interlinked with each other. Did it ever occur to you that you saw an object and then you became lost in your thoughts unless someone jolts you to come back to reality? Sometimes any object triggers an old memory and you start thinking…

Aviation’s Biggest Challenge Ever: COVID-19 Vaccines Distribution

The past few months have been a perfect storm scenario for the Aviation Industry. And now the Aviation is gearing up to play a key role in providing ground breaking vaccines to all destinations safely in the fight of COVID-19.Developing a vaccine is just half a problem, rather delivering is pretty much like the elephant in the room.This is going to be the most astonishing single logistical complex challenge earmarked ever to deliver the vaccines safely at the final destination.The Role of AviationAviation will have a…

Effects of Pandemic on Personality

The outburst of the Coronavirus has disrupted the world’s economy and health system severely. The months of quarantine and lockdown have affected us intensely, as it disrupted our daily routines in a number of ways that would not normally occur in years. Social distancing has forced many to go into isolation. Some stranded out of their home country whereas some stuck in an abusive relationship. The lockdown has jolted us hard and forced us to see what was never seen before. Regardless of whatever the situation we…

Dining Experience in Jeddah

Ola! October, and 2 more months before KSA open the border for people to travel abroad! From all my experiences living in Jeddah, there is one thing me and my kids enjoy very much; the restaurants. I make an attempt to dine out every weekend or at least twice a month together the whole family. Dining at home together only happen during dinner, and there were always a lot to catch up. Kids homework, their classes, my stress, and everything. So I try to make an effort to go to a cool restaurant, sit there (gadgets not…

Love Is An Investment

If you were an investor in a company you would love to gain profits out of your investment, wouldn’t you? but how about if you didn’t, you would at least would like to break even? but if this investment is making you pay something from your pocket with not even a break-even and is bleeding you alive would you remain investing? The answer to such a logical question would be of course not. Then why do we allow ourselves to pay from our pockets when it comes to relationships. Love is like…

What are the benefits of hiring a doula?

Do you need a Doula? Let’s face it, ladies, childbirth is no walk in the park. Doulas are there to ease and facilitate every aspect of childbirth. Sounds good, right? What is a Doula? During delivery, a doula is present to advocate for the mother and make the experience as positive as possible. They also support other family members. In modern medicine, giving birth has become a clinical procedure. However, this wasn’t always the case. It used to be that other women from the community would help out during birthing. The word…

How a chef became a financial planner

Case Study: A successful career transition from Chef to Financial Planner Richard Job scenario: Richard was a new immigrant to Australia and was a qualified chef and vocational trainer.  He was unable to find a suitable job as the market had an overflow of chefs and vocational trainers.  He was seeking a career change and a stable income. Career goal: Make a career transition to financial planning. Earn a stable income. Navigate through cultural contexts in the corporate world. Challenges: No…