Summer is the seasons’ crème de la crème. All good things happen during this time, namely sun, clear sky, warmer seawater, long holiday, ice cream, bright smile, and the 4th of July! Just like all the good things that happen during this sunny season, summer is the moment when we bloom and are ready to shine. We have spent enough time in lockdown to revisit our WHY clarifying our life purpose. As the spring is about to leave, so does the soul searching period. Soon as summer arrives, we should be ready to shake the dust of doubts and uncertainty off our mind and body and embrace the rest of the year with a clear mind, positivity and healthy body. To keep you satiated with energy during this period of high spirit and optimism, below are five pointers you can try at home.
Summer is fast approaching but it feels different from the last year or many years before. Excitement to explore another part of the world either alone or with your loved ones is totally out of the equation. Indeed, COVID-19 global pandemic has brought us to an era where the farthest we can go for a safe and healthy summer vacation is into the woods. Yet, not everyone can simply pack their picnic basket and drive to nearest open woods. Thus making this summer plan is particularly tricky for a woman with kids or a big family. There is still a way to safe the summer vacation from boredom and instead, keep every member of your family happy and satisfied. It doesn’t require flight tickets to the Caribbean. It simply requires creativity and a backyard. Below are a few tips on how to turn your backyard into a land of fun, exhilarating and educative midyear exploration.
The slogan “Black Lives Matter”, which is actually derived from the name of an international organisation standing against violence and systemic racism, has overtaken the internet and dominated the news highlights. Thousands of sympathisers flood the streets demonstrating to show their solidarity, leaders of the parliaments raise their voices to express their political leaning while top celebrities step in to pay their respects to those who are fighting the battle for equality at the front-line. From the realm of the Fashion Industry, fashion brands are running social media activation to champion this movement and even organising fundraising campaigns to financially support non-profit organisations that operate to eradicate inequality and racism.
A period of yearning to break the boredom or skipping the hassle of preparing our dinners is about to end. Soon, we will be able to visit our favourite cafes around the block for a take-out or to share a meal with our friends at a restaurant where we hold the title as regulars. The authorities have published government decree to guide businesses, particularly restaurants and cafes, on how to start welcoming customers while trying to protect the diners and their own staff from being infected by the COVID-19. This guidance includes requirements for intensive cleaning and sanitation, distancing between diners and waitress, proper ventilation and the use of disposable cutlery. However, would these measures be successful to keep the spread of COVID-19 at bay? In other words, would it be safe to eat out again?