Books, People,
Author

Readers’ Corner The Sixth Extinction is our non-fiction pick for a sign of our times

Secondsguru’s Readers’ Corner is our regular feature where eco warriors from Singapore share with us a book on sustainability that left a lasting impression on them. If you are looking for books that offer insight and inspiration – this page marks the spot!  Our eco warrior this week is Akshata Rao – an engineer by training and a sustainability practitioner by passion. She volunteers for zero waste efforts, circular economy events and writes for environmental …[Read more]

Events, Handy Tips,
Author

Coronatimes 8 social media challenges to have some stay at home fun

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Data, Wi-Fi, connectivity – terms we have all come to appreciate even more in 2020! With the human population staying ‘stuck’ indoors, the internet has become one of our main sources of connection with the outside world – nearly anything we need is available online from essential services to ‘feel good’ services. So, it is no surprise that social media is formulating new ways to keep all of us ‘productively’ occupied; or not.  We recommend …[Read more]

DIY, Upcycle,
Author

Mother’s Day│ Last minute gifts you can ‘craft’ with her

Mothers day diy crafts 2020

With Mother’s Day around the corner, if your gift isn’t already ready then it’s about time you figured out Plan B. Wait! We’ve actually got Plan B in place for you. How about making some really cool DIY gifts by #repurposing common household items? It’s a win – win situation; you made a gift and it’s eco friendly too. Your mom will absolutely love it! So, Daddies let’s roll up those sleeves and get to …[Read more]

Handy Tips,
Author

Coronatimes 18 ideas to turn physical distances into fun+social connections!

lets get social

Just when ‘social distancing’ was widely accepted as the guiding light in times of Covid-19, the World Health Organisation has stated that it prefers the term ‘physical distancing’. Why? And what’s the difference? Well, ‘physical distancing’ is more accurate, and ensures that socialising while maintaining distance is encouraged at a time like this. Health experts are concerned that dealing with Covid-19 is having an adverse effect on the mental health of people, and reduced interaction …[Read more]