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Keep Your Distance and Connect to Yourself!

Angry, frustrated, scared or bored? Maintaining a healthy and active mind is highly important during these testing times. Self-isolation and social-distancing can have a strong effect on one psychologically sometimes causing depression and anxiety. You could feel like you are doing nothing meaningful, irritated at the loss of personal freedom, financial tensions from being unable to work and just generally worried about yourself or your family members contracting COVID-19 or spreading it to others. What you need to do is snap out of these feelings when they begin to sweep in and find ways to keep yourself happy and entertained at home (and yes watching TV or web series the whole day does not fall into this!). Consider this lockdown...

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How to Turn Kids Into an Eco-Warrior During Self-Isolation

  The air is less polluted, the sky clearer and the water cleaner. Self-isolation and social distancing have, to an extent, reduced the carbon footprint ,giving the planet a chance to breathe and wildlife to be restored. Staying indoors and practicing good hygiene is the single most important thing every individual should be doing during these testing times around the globe.  On the other hand, while taking these safety measures, another practice we could carry out while indoors is to incorporate sustainability into our lifestyle. Along with ourselves, let’s also take this opportunity of self-isolation for the future leaders of this planet,and the kids, and teach them the simple steps of becoming an eco-warrior from their own home. We can...

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Upcycling Industrial Solid Waste to Glorious Items

Industries all around produce large amounts of waste and do not always know how to deal with it, while artists and designers are always on the lookout of sourcing new materials for inspiration. So, what’s the best idea? Bring them together and create something that one could have never imagined. When waste is transformed into art this is called upcycling. While recycling involves transforming materials, upcycling involves taking waste and changing its function. As far as industrial waste is concerned we picture waste tires, tubes, scrap metal, furniture, appliances and vehicles, construction debris and so on. After use, these usually end up in landfills which as a result affects the environment. Therefore, upcycling these wastes would mean avoiding this and conceiving...

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