22 Annoying Things Every Single Person Is Tired Of Hearing

In a parallel universe, being single or committed could make as much difference as wearing sandals or shoes. But sadly, it is not so in our universe – and that too in a country which survives more on romance than food. This post has 22 points, one less than the total number of years I have been single, which is basically my entire life. If this burden (read: stigma) is not heavy enough to carry, here are 22 statements that make things worse for me, and many others like me. You are such a perfect guy! How come you don’t…Continue Reading

Are You Sad All The Time? Then It’s Time You Started Practising Emotional Hygiene

Yes, a thing like emotional hygiene exists. And the sooner you start practicing it, the better. Here’s how. Know what it is. Emotional hygiene means keeping a check on and maintaining emotional cleanliness. To address the bad, take pride in the good and prepare for the in-betweens. If you don’t know its importance, you’ll never be able to use it to your advantage. Then, focus on what “NOT” to do. Catching yourself at the right moment – the moment when your emotions start clouding your judgment, start altering your personality, is half the battle won. The second you know that…Continue Reading

21 Powerful Affirmations That Will Connect You To Your BEST Self

“An affirmation is a phrase that reinforces positive beliefs or behaviors. The best ones are a statement of what we want and are phrased in the present moment” – Gala Darling, Radical Self Love The words we speak create our reality, so said some great human some long, long time ago. And what they said, in my experience, is truly bang on! It is not only the words we tell each other, but the words we tell ourselves that determine the quality of our lives. If you’re someone who is too hard on yourself, use kinder words in your self-talk.…Continue Reading

19 Times Westerners Talking About Indians Made You Roll Your Eyes

We have a gazillion world issues. But some of them can be pretty damn annoying. Especially the ones that involve stereotypes people tend to nurture about folks from a particular country. Specifically, India. And a lot of these stereotypes come our way from our good friends in the West. Way too many of them still think that we Indians talk to snakes on every day and have no idea about cool tech stuff. (Sigh.) Here are the 19 most annoying things we Indians have been hearing for a long, long time now. 1. How do you speak such fluent English?…Continue Reading

25 Memes That PERFECTLY Sum Up Our Relationships With Our Besties

Best friends are important. They get you through all those tough times, reminding you that no matter how shitty you feel about yourself, they’ll always be there. Now, you don’t need to be in constant touch with your best friend to feel their presence in your life. But the least you can do is send them memes that’ll make them smile, and that’s exactly what this is for. You’re welcome, friends. We all know 5 minutes really means 5 seconds I’ve literally done this Friends who gossip together stay together ALL THAT ADMIRATION, THO <3 Erm. WHAT? Hoes before bros,…Continue Reading

15 Kinds Of Friends We Make In Our Teens, 20s And 30s!

Other than the plethora of humans we scan through to match our ideal “better half”, there are TONS of human beings who become friendship-worthy creatures. They come in various shapes and sizes and pride themselves on their unique characteristics. Sometimes you can spot their eccentricity from a distance, and at other times you just have to dig a little deeper to know the kind of treasures they are hiding (or in most cases, the garbage of a brain you want nothing to do with). There is no specific time or age they’ll prefer to saunter into your life, but there…Continue Reading

13 Things ONLY Girls Who Hate Wearing A Bra Will Relate To

Hallelujah! What’s up with humanity and bras, man? Why can’t everybody just mind their own business and leave other people’s boobies to those other people’s discretion? I, for one, really wish we could do away with bras and just let our beloved stack hang as happily as it was meant to. And if you’re someone who’d rather be in a world where wearing bras wasn’t compulsory, these 13 points with have you saying “AYE!” 1. The very THOUGHT of women wearing corsets makes you feel suffocated. I’d probably strangle myself if I was a Victorian woman whose entire ribcage was…Continue Reading

8 Things You Will Really Relate To If You Are Newly Married

Now, this is the season of weddings and all those newlywed mushy couples who have recently tied the knots must be cherishing the new rain of romance. If you too are a newlywed (like me) or even if you just happen to steal the feel of what it felt like to be recently married, here is your feel-diary for you. These are 8 of the sure shot signs that will make you scream “gotcha” because marriages and feels go hand in hand, don’t they? Everything Is Rosy Red For the couples in love, even the sky looks red. You are…Continue Reading

This Short-Film Portrays The Emotional Trauma A Person Goes Through After A Heartbreak

One of the toughest times in life is when the closest person in your life departs and is never to be seen again. Those are the most painful moments; you lose hope, you absolutely have no clue what to do with your life. You go through unimaginable extents of existential crisis or even the highly-feared d-word – depression. You try your best to get over the distressful feeling, by involving yourself in activities to keep you occupied, and to divert your attention from the burden that you’ve been carrying over your head, but nothing seems to have a purpose in…Continue Reading

These Nurses Reveal People’s “Last Words” And It Is Heartbreaking

I have often thought about people, people whose contributions are very important in the society yet they never get an opportunity to be in the much-deserved limelight for their efforts towards us. One such selfless breed you have most probably come across but never noticed are the nurses in any hospital you’ve ever been to. My point here is that even though we all complain about various day-to-day problems in our lives, we often miss out on the little gestures towards people. Fact is not all of us witness someone else’s pain, but there are people who do and I…Continue Reading