I am sure many of you would have been at the receiving end of unpleasantness or negativity – like I have been – many times in life. The reasons for why you experience unpleasantness may vary, the experience of it doesn’t. I have mulled over the reasons many times without coming at any concrete conclusions. I have questioned myself, “Did I come across as too … Continue reading How are you dealing with toxicity?
I do not know how many times in my life people have told me, “You are so much like your Dad”. Mom has told this to me, many times, in moments of frustration after trying to make me change my mind. She has also told this to me, many times, out of sheer adulation, when I have stood by my principles even during moments of … Continue reading To Dad, With Love…
I am an officially an adult, but something inside me also remains unchanged. Continue reading Nostalgia: Fruit Beer, Keventers, and Good Ol’ New Year Celebrations
Oh! Let me begin with a disclaimer. I’ll try to not make this post a feminist rant. But the catch is, I know nothing better. As I can’t kick the shit out of the misogynist folks around me, I write the shit out of them. Accept that after all I am a flawed human, very much as you are. Writers are not necessarily good human … Continue reading Don’t be an Angrez copy cat ya!
First published in: http://www.womensweb.in/2018/08/superwoman-syndrome-making-millennial-working-women-suffer-aug18wk3sr/?preview_id=103825 I really don’t know when I first realized that it is not really normal to be restless about not being able to finish some 24 tasks from my 24-hours checklist. One thing I’m sure about is that this is certainly not an inherited condition. I remember my parents to be two successful professionals who were simply mom and dad at home. Mom … Continue reading How The ‘Superwoman Syndrome’ Is Making Millennial Working Women Suffer
can see introversion is not an easy thing to read, especially for people who have grown up around extroverts. It’s also difficult for an introvert, especially for a child or a teenager, to comprehend why they are so easily misunderstood. Continue reading 5 Things The World Needs To Know About Introverts
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Imagine, someone with a bad headache approaches you. What would you tell that person? Sshhh! “Try to ignore it. You are brave. And sshhh! don’t tell this to anyone”. Or, imagine someone who is just diagnosed with cancer breaks the NEWS to you in a moment of despair. What would you tell that person? “Oh, you can deal with it. You are brave. Believe in … Continue reading Ssshhh! Keep your mental illness a secret!
Okay! Cool! Your husband is <insert his rank here>. That’s awesome. That’s more than awesome. I would love if you could thank him on my behalf for serving our country with his blood and sweat. Trust me, I understand, how much it takes to be away from family, friends, love, hometown, and everything that, in multiple ways, is a part of his identity. And of … Continue reading Wear his ring, not his rank!
I am a sucker for emotional dramas. Nah! Not the Ekta Kapoor kinds, but the real heart touching kinds! For example, I am hooked to the Netflix series, The Crown right now. And when I hear Elizabeth and Philip argue about the priorities in life, my heart bleeds for the Queen. I drop an invisible tear or so when she tells Philip that “Like other couples, … Continue reading Sometimes wise, mostly otherwise…