Little girls who are ‘offered to the gods’ by their own parents

The Deuki custom has been practiced by the people in the western regions of Nepal for many years now. It is a custom where little girls are volunteered by their parents and guardians to serve at local Hindu temples in Nepal.

In the early days, being a Deuki was a…

Decluttering Your Social Media Feeds As a Minimalist

Sometime last month, I participated in a challenge with my friends. In the challenge, we all had to post a video screenshot of our respective Instagram feeds.

I couldn’t help but notice the amount of mentally exhausting content on some of my friends’ feeds. I saw that they were following…

The story of Aki Kurose the Japanese-American educationist and activist

Up until 1941, Japanese American communities have been growing in America for over 50 years, and about 400,000 of them were immigrants who had left their homelands to America in search of a better life. Many of these immigrants were said to have settled on the west coast and had…

The Tribe where girls marry the man that literally falls for them

Guajiro Tribe is a semi-nomadic Indian group that resides in Venezuela and in the northeastern regions of Colombia. Though their origin is uncertain, they've been around for hundreds of years. The tribe lives in the drylands and coastal parts of the Guajira peninsula — which is divided by the Colombia-Venezuela…

The Man who took his wife’s name after marriage.

During the colonial era in Nigeria, it was quite unusual for a woman to have any kind of power over a man. Like most Patriarchal societies, women were presumed to be most relevant in the kitchen and for procreation. And it was considered out of place(still is) for a man…

The great leader whose determination to make Russia great turned him into a cruel ruler

Peter the Great was a Russian czar during the 17th century and one of the greatest rulers in the history of Russia. He was well known for his extensive reforms in an attempt to establish Russia as a great nation.

Peter was born Pyotr Alekseyevich to Czar Alexis and Natalya…

The British doctor who intentionally killed his patients using painkillers

A doctor is someone whose primary duty is to save lives. Most people trust their doctors with their lives that’s the reason why they don’t have any problems with letting down their guards and being vulnerable with their doctors. …

The virgins who kept Rome Safe

In ancient Rome, during the 7th century, King Numa Pompilius the second king of Rome was given a magical fire by the Virgin goddess of the hearth, Vesta. The instruction was to ensure the fire never burned out. In exchange, Rome would be under her protection and would continue to…

Belinda Mallasasime

Psychologist/ Top Writer, Lover of GOD and People. I write mostly on History, Travel, Leadership, and Culture. My religion is Love.

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