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…

Ways To Deal With A Stern Boss

A stern boss is a curse in disguise, depends upon whom is your fall and rise. They are there to make your life hell; you have to face them even if you aren’t well. In order to save yourself, you don’t have to be good at math; be a good employee, if you don’t want…

Best Places to Enhance Your Creativity for Story Creation.

Writer’s block, writer’s block! Nightmare around the clock. All I need is an escape, an excellent idea, to start my piece again. Gray cells are you listening? Awaken that wordsmith in me again! Or take me to such places where I can re-think. I hope that the zephyr of creativity will embrace me And my…

Types of People You Meet at Workplace

They are colleagues, friends, and partners in mischief, they share your smiles, they share your grief. They are the ones with whom you spend your day, let’s talk about them, if we may! The Gossip Lovers They are the ones who love to talk, talk and talk. You would find them in any office. The…