15 Dohas By Kabir That’ll Give You All The Wisdom You Need

Most of us have grown up hearing those tiny poems by Kabir. Stories of how he was neither Hindu or Muslim, how he preached peace and spoke with wisdom. His poetry was honestly my favourite part about my Hindi textbook, and rightly so. Sant Kabir did not only turn into an inspirational figure, but for a 14-year-old me, his work often made me ask important questions to myself. And even now, as a grown adult, I read his work and get struck by the simple brilliance of it. Stay true to yourself. Translation: “A good person is like a sandal…Continue Reading

13 Reasons Old Souls Have A Difficult Time Finding Love

“I was always hungry for love. Just once, I wanted to know what it was like to get my fill of it – to be fed so much love I couldn’t take any more. Just once.” – Haruki Murakami Old souls – those people with hearts rooted in ideals most of us have given up on. They often come with wisdom and maturity the modern world can’t even begin to comprehend, and they see relationships for what they really are – loyal, but not smothering, passionate but comfortable, and above all, something of immense value. Modern romance seems to have…Continue Reading

13 Uncomfortable Signs Breaking Up Was The Right Thing To Do

Breaking-up? Well, it sucks. It doesn’t matter if the break-up is mature or if it’s ugly and full of bitterness – there’s always at least a bit of pain. Of course, some couples need to break-up to realise how much they mean to each other, but for others – well, life isn’t a romantic comedy. And maybe that’s a good thing. Because who said some endings can’t lead to beautiful beginnings? You miss being in a relationship more than you miss being with your ex. You miss the idea of having someone to text a sappy good-morning to. You miss…Continue Reading

14 Tiny, Powerful Poems For Every Rebel Who Has Dared To Love

The Poetry Bandit, or Jon Lupin quickly turned into one of my favourite writers on the internet. His swords are simple, profound, and speak to both the warrior and the romantic in me. I suppose that’s why I love his work so much – ‘proof that even the most badass of us, fall in love. That sometimes, falling in love is the bravest thing we can do. To holding on and letting go. Letting go. What are you letting go of? Please comment below! Also be sure to subscribe to my YouTube channel! Link in bio! #thepoetrybandit #youtuber #poetsofinstagram #lettinggo…Continue Reading

13 Empowering Things I Learned When I Let Go Of The Person I Loved

The last year has been…interesting for me. It was a year of heartbreak and triumphs. A year where I often let heartbreak eclipse my triumph, beating myself up over “not fighting harder” for someone I thought was the love of my life. For taking a step back and choosing myself over that someone. But then, I moved on. I found that letting go, is sometimes the most freeing thing you’ll ever do for yourself, filled with lessons and love. Life is bigger than heartbreak. That I can survive pain, even when it seems like the opposite – especially when it…Continue Reading

15 Things You Get If EVERYONE Thinks You’re Dating Your Best Friend

So, I’m single. But the world has mistaken me for taken multiple times. I mean, most people I know think I’m dating my best friend (s), mostly because I spend time with them. And the thing is: I’m not. And people thinking I’m dating them doesn’t help change my single status. On the plus side though: I have friends who could rival #RelationshipGoals. If you’ve experienced the “WAIT YOU AREN’T DATING YOUR FRIEND?!”, then this is for you. Your parents keep trying to get you married off to him/her, and have probaaaably legit discussed it with you. People magically appear…Continue Reading

16 Empowering & Colourful Body Images Every Woman NEEDS To See

We live in a world full of ideas of ‘beautiful’. Where we’re expected to be unwrinkled, unstained…perfect. Where stretch-marks, a natural result of growing older and into your own skin are frowned upon. Where we’re expected to be ashamed of our period, something so natural it occurs once a month. And most women have unconsciously made this shame their own. Which is why my heart did a little dance when I came across Spanish artists’ Cinta Tort Cartró’s Instagram account. The Insta-artist is just like any other 20-something apart from the fact that she’s created art out of what most…Continue Reading

Love, Heartbreak, Rebellion: 14 Poems That Will Make You Feel Understood

I’ve often felt like a puzzle of emotions – alone, and incomplete. And when this happens, I often just…turn to social media. Not for the illusion of “company”, but a reminder that no matter how lonely I am, I am not alone in my feelings. See, it’s on Instagram that I found Lauren Eden, someone who writes straight from her heart. Who writes about the most confused, human of emotions, who perfectly captures the puzzle we all are. And here- here are 15 of her poems- reminders that you’re understood. Do not lower yourself for anyone. My books are available…Continue Reading

Tulips In Holland Are Blooming, & The Photos Will Give You MAJOR Wanderlust

About a month ago, I visited Kashmir. Yes, the trip was full of views that were absolutely stunning, but the place that truly stole the show was the Tulip Garden. I mean, rows and rows of stunning, colourful flowers that made even the most cynical of us fall in love with brightness. So when photos of Holland- you know, the place really known for its tulips- started flooding my timeline, I COULDN’T LOOK AWAY. Really guys, if you’re anything like me and low-key love natural beauty, then enjoy. And start saving up for a trip to Holland. So many colours,…Continue Reading

If You Didn’t LOL At These 14 Bollywood Scenes, Then You’re Dead On The Inside

I’m not the happiest person to be around. Really. Smiles appear once every 300 years, and most of them when I’m in front of a screen. When I’m watching brilliantly written scenes that make even my resting bitch-face crack up. So if you’re having a bad day, and simply want to LOL your way through it: here you go. And if you don’t LOL at this, then maybe you’ve forgotten how to laugh. When Veeru drunkenly stood on the water tower when Basanti rejected his proposal in ‘Sholay’. Jai literally giving zero fucks added to the scene. When Geet loses…Continue Reading