• Youth Voices

    I quit Facebook for 5 days and these are my thoughts.

    “A rat in a maze is free to go anywhere, as long as it stays inside the maze.” — The Handmaid’s Tale Facebook is addictive, and not just in a figurative way. So, when I appraised the significance of its presence in my life and why I squander so much time on it, the results weren’t that surprising. Not long ago, when sheer angst and inferiority complex consumed me, I retreated to Facebook, hoping a fair share of “dank memes” would lighten my days. Self-loathing can be crippling and I quickly realized that witnessing others graduate or getting engaged or landing that lucrative job, was just a disastrous recipe for the commencement of my downward…

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    7 things I learned while being a Entrepreneur

    Most big ideas from entrepreneurs don’t happen in one day. What started out as an idea from my college dorm room in the winter of 2013 is now an actual website that is ready to its provide services. New ideas are daunting to pursue. There is a constant pressure to be successful and most of the time you are lost with no idea about how to take the next step. Entrepreneurship is a trial and error process. What helped me the most was persistence and a desire to make something a reality. These are the top 7 things I learned in my journey to entrepreneurship: 1. Inspiration I would be…