6 Things You’ll Relate To If You Are A Lazy Person

Life is a race and if you don’t run fast you are bound to find yourself amongst those who have been deemed as losers or the unambitious lot. While many gear up for the challenges of life from an early age, there is a lot whose only desire is to be born as a stone…

5 Types of Flirts You Are Bound To Bump Into

Flirting. The word is enough to set one’s imagination rolling. While some may blush at the thought of  encountering a flirt, others may be reminded of cringe-worthy encounters. To all those seeking romance, a healthy dose of flirting is good and is at times, advisable. Yes, you heard that correct but this does not mean…

7 Ways to Make a Comeback After Being Sacked

Being sacked from work is a nightmare. It not only leaves you distressed but also makes your mind think about stuff that you’d never given a thought before, such as, Why is this happening to me? There’s nothing left for me to do. What will my family and friends say when they learn about the…

9 Types of People You Meet in a Bar

When the Sun sets and the moon dons its hat, it’s the time for the night riders to emerge from their homes. Ripping out the mask of sophistication and expectations, they walk in, dressed to kill and have the blast of a lifetime. The way they graze the rim of the lightning and neatly squeeze…

9 Ways To Appear As A Smart Shopper

Shopping is a complicated business. There are so many things to consider. Right from answering the 5 Ws (and how, of course) to over analyzing your pick once you’ve bought it, it is messy. And, it gets messier with the start of the festive season or the onset of the end-of-season sale, as panic starts…

Dating Etiquette Everyone Should Follow

The idea of a perfect date sounds so great! Be yourself, show your sense of humor and do not hesitate. First impression is always important on a date. Make sure that you behave well – dress-up nicely and don’t be late. Never spill your drink or put too much food on your plate. Be a…

What Type of a Traveler Are You?

Traveling is the best way to unwind. Away from the materialistic possessions and pressures that life showers on us, traveling offers an opportunity to indulge in some soul searching. Barring a few lazy souls for whom sleeping and binge-watching is the ultimate guide to unwind, traveling is every person’s first choice. What goes inside your…

10 Coolest Parenting Tips

We are all mad here. At Offshoot, we meant. So when we think of parenting tips, we think “parenting tips – ah, that’s easy stuff!” After all, we’ve managed to become parents (without any tips, ahem!) So we decided to do a fun countdown of the ten things we should teach our kids (what they…

Work and Fun-ship

At Offshoot, we love to bring about changes. We love to change our titles (we are forced to! Who buys old titles, jeez?), our seating arrangement, our work processes, our coffee mugs, our mason jars and also our hairstyle and the likes (for better or for worse, that’s quite immaterial!) The other day, one of…

Things to Keep in Mind While Dating a Colleague

When you fall in love you ignore all advice, everything appears sweet and nice. Love at workplace holds a special charm, but do watch out, or you might come to harm. You need to be careful about your relationship, so, here are a few tips that you must not skip. (Psst: you’d not want to…

Why Laughter is Good for Health

Laugh more often, it won’t cost you a penny. In fact, you should share it with one and many. Good for your spirit, good for your health, it is more valuable than all your wealth. Brighten your day, lighten your life, end your worries, your care and your strife. Reduces that Deadly Stress Hormone Stress…

Things Not to Do at Office Parties

BOOZ-ED! Don’t drink too much  Office parties are synonymous with food and drinks. (Ah! There we see you smiling shyly, thinking about your last office party.) Although you get a chance to get tipsy on your tippy toes and dance like nobody’s watching you, do not forget that it is an official party. You may…