THE CITRINE ROOM
A NEWS & LIFESTYLE BLOG
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- Monita Rajpal
The Citrine Room is a news and lifestyle blog with a focus on stories that expand the way we think and challenge the way we feel. I am Monita Rajpal a journalist, a curator, and a blogger. In the podcast, you will hear my blog posts in audio. It's my conversation with you where I share reflections on life, our journey, and the news. I've a learned alot of life lessons, sometimes the hard way. After all in sharing our stories we connect and realise that there is more that connects us than divides us.
And we all want to feel connected. Don't we?
Blog Posts in Audio
Ever notice how people in their 50s and above are often shown as the ageing generation, modelled by people who are slowing down or greying. David Harry Stewart realised that not only were brands ageist they were also missing a huge opportunity to attract a whole segment of the population that had the money to spend. Watch his illuminating TED talk.
Young Jean Lee is the American playwright who knows about breaking barriers. Not only did she become the first Asian American woman to have a play produced on Broadway, she has also broken barriers within herself to write in a way she didn't think was possible when she was growing up. For her, the stories that grab audiences lie beyond those barriers.
Sophia Roe is a wellness guru unlike any other. While she advocates a healthy, organic lifestyle, the driving force behind her brand is food equality; ensuring everyone has access to good, quality ingredients. For her, food is personal. It is also the holy grail, saying her inspiration is starvation. Because she has been there and that feeling never disappears.
Morgan Mercer wants us to know there is a way to truly empathise with others, to truly understand and feel another's experiences whether we are talking about sexual harassment or systemic racism. Her company, Vantage Point, is taking corporate training to a whole new, and effective, level, by using Virtual Reality where the objective is to feel.
Joe Doucet is an American designer and inventor who looks at projects through a prism of solving problems by defining those problems in the most productive way. Considered by Fast Company as one of the most important design companies, Joe Doucet embraces fear as a catalyst for creativity and how when freeing one's mind from the mundane, inspiration can flow.