The Week Bureau

The contributor for Republica.

Styling hats for winter

Published On: January 17, 2020 10:23 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

Many people avoid wearing hats and caps during winter because they think hats and caps don’t look fashionable enough. That doesn’t necessarily have to be true. With so many styles and designs of hats and caps available in the market, you can surely find a design that fits your personal style. And here, we’ve broken down some of the most popular styles of hats and caps and how you can style them.

Travel trends for the next decade

Published On: January 17, 2020 10:18 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

Apparently, much like everything else, traveling will also develop and change drastically in the next decade. Here are some trends that experts claim the world will see in the field of travel in the upcoming decade.

Three steps to self-improvement

Published On: January 17, 2020 10:03 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

Make Duolingo your friend. Just 15 minutes a day and you can learn the basics of a new language in a matter of a few weeks. If you are traveling somewhere, make it a point to learn some phrases—to say hello, order food, and ask for directions—before you go.

Did you ever have the birds and the bees talk with your parents?

Published On: January 17, 2020 09:32 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

Matters like safe sex and reproductive health are still a taboo in our society. Though as youngsters we often got curious about it and wanted to know more, most of us didn’t have the guts or get the chance to ask our parents all that we wanted to know. We asked people whether or not they had “the talk” with their parents, and if not, how did they eventually get and understand the crucial information and also how they would someday tackle the subject with their own children.

Alternative rock albums to listen to

Published On: January 10, 2020 11:50 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

Alternative rock is a style of rock music that emerged from the independent underground music of the 1970s and became widely popular in the 1980s. It was essentially created to diverge from mainstream rock music. Alternative rock comprised of music put out by artists that were their own in all aspects and was different from the popular music being produced by large entertainment corporations at the time.

Caring for houseplants

Published On: January 10, 2020 11:43 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

Indoor plants do more than just liven up a space. They neutralize harmful toxins present in the air and thus improve indoor air quality. Having a plant or two (or many) in your living space can be an inexpensive way to up your décor game as well. But if you are hesitant to bring in potted plants in your home because you have never been able to keep them thriving, here’s are some tips that can help.

Pass time productively

Published On: January 10, 2020 11:33 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

Boredom makes you sit on the couch and surf random channels on TV. Boredom makes you take naps that last the whole afternoon. Boredom makes mindlessly scroll through your phone and wallow in self-pity. Don’t let boredom take over your days and suck all your free time. Here are five great ways you can kill boredom and keep yourself active and agile, both mentally and physically.

Breathe in, breathe out

Published On: January 10, 2020 11:24 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

Anxiety is one of those illnesses that make their rounds. It diminishes, then grows into a black hole that sucks in every reasonable argument, leaving you in a state of paralyzed dysfunction. Extreme paranoia, overthinking, forgetfulness, sleepless nights, difficulty during social functions—these are just some of the symptoms of anxiety.

Healthy snacks

Published On: January 10, 2020 11:12 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

Snacking can be tricky, especially when you work and often have to eat out. But snacks don’t have to mean a bag of potato chips or a packet of biscuits. It can be wholesome and nutritious, that is if you put a little thought into it. Here are some healthy snack options that you can indulge in when hunger strikes.

Do you like your name?

Published On: January 10, 2020 10:17 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

Contrary to Shakespeare’s famous quote about names not amounting to much, for most people, names are pretty important—it’s what defines their identities. And while some people like their names and are happy to live with it their entire lives, others are desperately waiting to change their names the first chance they get. Here, a few people tell us how they feel about their names.

Caring for contact lenses

Published On: January 3, 2020 10:59 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

Say goodbye to foggy glasses, continuous repairs, the heaviness of plastic on your nose and the tightness of metal behind your ears. Instead, say hello to taking three minutes to correct your eyesight, blinking out the thorniness of a lens and finally getting to show off your mascaraed eyelashes.

Keeping your hands and feet warm in winter

Published On: January 3, 2020 10:51 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

Winter is here and the months of December and January are the worst months ever in terms of cold. And this year, the weather seems to have gotten worse. While we might wrap ourselves in layers of heavy clothes, it’s often difficult to keep our hands and feet warm.

The hunt for reasonably priced clothes

Published On: January 3, 2020 10:42 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

You can never have too many clothes, especially during winter. But you might not always be able to afford a lot of clothes or keep updating your wardrobe. Which is why it’s important to know where to shop. If you think shopping in the city is an expensive affair, think again for there are some really great stores that sell good quality clothes at unbelievable prices. Here are our top five picks.

What’s the rudest experience you have ever had?

Published On: January 3, 2020 10:02 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

Stick and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me. Or so we like saying. But there are some experiences that stay with us long after we have moved on. Here, some people talk about such memories.

Making a statement

Published On: December 27, 2019 11:11 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

Monika Shrestha is a model and student of fashion design. For her first-ever official shoot, the 21-year-old collaborated with DS Collections. Since then, she has worked with many professional photographers and brands such as Lane 88, One Tree Stop, Nepacraft, Anthropose, Lakhey Nepal, Mheecha, Yuresha, and AP Couture to name a few.

Travelling Careers From Here to There

Published On: December 27, 2019 11:08 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

It’s a saddening truth that most of our tempest, travel-loving hearts often have to be silenced. Whether it’s family responsibilities or demanding jobs that don’t give out vacations, we can’t have everything we want. Or can we? Here’s a way you can get the best of both worlds. Chase after jobs where travel is a mandatory. This way, you’ll be visiting all the places you want to go and be earning at the same time. Contrary to popular belief, there are more than one or two of those professions available within your grasp.

Magical morning pages

Published On: December 27, 2019 10:35 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

Waking up and writing down your thoughts and ideas first thing in the morning sounds like the last thing anyone would want to do.

Homemade drinks to keep you warm this winter

Published On: December 27, 2019 09:30 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

With the weather temperature decreasing every day, we all wish to drink a cup of steaming drink that will keep you warm. Instead of the usual tea and coffee, why not try out a few new drinks that taste good and have additional health benefits as well.

What was your highlight of 2019?

Published On: December 27, 2019 09:22 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

As another year comes to an end, most people think about their high points and low points from the year. For some, this might’ve been a very good and fulfilling year. For others, it might’ve been the exact opposite. Here, a few people tell The Week all about their year and what it brought in their lives.

Ingredients you should have in your skincare

Published On: December 27, 2019 08:59 AM NPT By: The Week Bureau

Because skin is a sensitive organ - especially that of your face, you should be careful while picking out products to use on it. Because everyone has a different type of skin with different issues, every skin has a specific requirement (from skincare) to settle those issues.