The Comfort in the Uncomfortable

Posted no picture Carly

no picture Carly
Member since January 3, 2017
  • 11 Posts

It was the most mundane thing that got my mind racing the other day: A question in my psychology textbook.How much alike are we?Very, I thought to myself.Because we are all human. And I think realizing that, understanding that we are much more alike than we are different, will allow us to not only build peace, but sustain it. But how do we do that in a world where our differences both define and divide us? In a world where it is differences that have caused the Syrian War to rage on for seven ye...

A life-changing 6 weeks

Posted no picture Khanim , International Realtions

no picture International Realtions
Member since October 8, 2018
  • 1 Post

I spent 6 weeks of the summer of 2018 in Bucharest, Romania in the Caro Summer Camp. From the moment I signed my contract with AIESEC Azerbaijan, until the day I left for Bucharest I was really excited and nervous.When I started my work in the camp I was quite shy and depressed during the whole day, nevertheless, I dealt with my problems and turned myself into a better version of myself. I stepped out of my comfort zone and just one step changed my life.The 6 weeks spent in Bucharest taught me h...

Transcending trash: Using Eco bricks

Posted no picture Darwin Joaquin , Student

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Darwin Joaquin
Member since August 14, 2018
  • 1 Post

Using plastic on a daily basis has been a normal thing for most of us, from simple candy wrappers that we consume, to huge plastic bags that we use. Plastic has been incorporated into every single thing around us and half of all plastic produced is designed to be used only once. An Eco-brick is made of a plastic bottle which has random clean and dry plastic waste compressed inside it. It can be used for constructing furniture, full-scale buildings such as schools, and infrastructure. In short Ec...

Can Ideas Really Change The World?

Posted no picture Kasturi Banerjee , blogger

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Kasturi Banerjee
Member since July 31, 2016
  • 4 Posts

From a very young age, I have been hearing this sentence "Ideas can change the world".Then one day I read a book and realised that when we have an idea and we do something about it, that's when we really can change the world.You see, every day millions and millions of ideas are forgotten because no one is working on them. No one is changing their ideas into action.Let me explain this in a more relatable way. A few months back my friend said to me "that girl should be with me." Now they are two o...

Girls Power in the face of Climate Change

Posted Avatar Imen Al-Nighaoui , Human | Translator | Writer | Climate Activist | World Peace Advocate | World Citizen

Avatar Human | Translator | Writer | Climate Activist | World Peace Advocate | World Citizen
Imen Al-Nighaoui
Member since January 8, 2013
  • 62 Posts
  • Age 28

Mitigating Climate Change starts with an idea, an inspiration that can lead to new doors opening. All it takes to make progress in the fight against this apocalyptic change is to think outside the box. We have to be bolder, more determined and able to take the initiative. Climate change is affecting every aspect of our lives and if we do not step outside our limited space, we will lose it all. Immediate actions are needed. Taking action is not only the job of our governments but it is also our j...

Fight For Children's Rights

Posted no picture Jacqueline Mirabueno , Student

no picture Student
Jacqueline Mirabueno
Member since August 14, 2018
  • 1 Post

Children are the most vulnerable people in the world. They’re given much attention, but this isn’t enough to help them. We need to help fortify children’s rights because they deserve to be protected from war and violence, human trafficking, and because they deserve to receive education.Children should be protected from war and violence. Many innocent children are victims of it and some of them might not know what peace is, because they only know pain and terror. In the recent war in Syria, 7000...

Girl: a fighter, a survivor

Posted Avatar Vanshika Arora

Avatar Vanshika Arora
Member since September 30, 2018
  • 2 Posts
  • Age 18

You’re a girl, this is not your cup pf tea. You cannot beat so called powerful men, Don’t be late, don’t wear this it’s too short Behave in a sophisticated manner etc. etc. Being a girl you might have come across these useless phrases, or even more so-called ‘society pleasing’ conditional sentences. And if you’re not a girl then most of you might have used them to boast your power, to outshine your hierarchical dominance of being men who generally forget that they are brought into this world...

Things I like to remember

Posted no picture Brunella

no picture Brunella
Member since May 29, 2018
  • 1 Post
  • Age 16

There is a certain set of things I like to remember. Most of the quotes or ideas that I keep with me are collected in a note on my cell phone (modernity is amazing). Today, I want to share some of these with the world. These are things people I love or admire have written and said to me, or things I just randomly overheard and I thought were beautiful. Well, here they are:Said by a person I admire at 3 a.m. in the morning, while we were cleaning up the living room: "You know, Buddhism has this c...

A gadget is a small tool or electronic device which anyone can use, especially among this generation. Many students are interested in technologies because they help us in our lives to do things very easily and in less time. By using these gadgets, students can access a lot of information.Today, the world has a lot of technology compared to the past.So why should schools allow gadgets?Instant access to knowledge and multitude of resources. Students can find a lot of new ideas by expanding their c...

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