Author page: Jacqerina

Will “Shopping Streets” survive COVID-19?

UK’s High Streets, Kalvestraat in Amsterdam, Champs-Elysees in Paris, Orchard Road in Singapore… I can hardly think of a big city without a main shopping street. But how are the retailers doing? News outlet are reporting news of a doomed feature for physical stores. This article by MoneyWise actually compiled a list with companies (mostly in America) which announced closures of their…

Creative Workouts

Now that the weather is cooler, I take my runs outdoor (despite being from a warm-climate country, I absolutely DESPISE running outdoors in warm weather). Some days are good, while some days I have to keep switching my playlists to pump myself through the final distances. Then I came across this article in BBC, which talks about being an app which incorporates…

Cyberbullying: Will It Ever Go Away?

With the increase of our time online, the fact that cyberbullying cases have increased should not come as a surprise. But what makes it different than physical bullying? And what can we do to stop it? Cyberbullying vs Traditional Bully Most of us will probably know what cyberbullying is. But besides the main, obvious difference between cyberbullying and traditional bullying – one…

Choice: Physical gym or #fitspo?

A lot of women I know prefer to do a group workout session, for example, spinning classes or yoga classes. It’s mostly because those are actually fun workouts, instead of having to push through the last rep of a ridiculous routine. But some women that I’ve discussed these with actually described gyms with words like “scary”, “masculine”, and occasionally “uncomfortable”. I completely…

Plants 101 & The Internet

I like plants. I won’t bore you with reasons why I like them, but I enjoy working with them. However, when the tips of my spider plants go brown, or when pesky gnats start flying around my home, I don’t have someone close to me who I can just send a text message to at 9 pm, asking for solutions.   “But…