Life Lessons From Queen JLo Who’s Just the BEST Life Coach EVER!

If you know even the wee-est bit of Jennifer Lopez then you know that she is, was and probably will be a powerhouse, an unstoppable force of nature ever and ever and ever. This woman seems to have done it all and done it better. Not only is she a phenomenal actress, performer, singer, song writer and dancer, she is just as terrific a human being. All the while seeming to not age a day over 25. If there is anyone who seems to have figured out this puzzle called life, it’s got to be her. Every word out of…Continue Reading

The Pink Tax – Know About The Extra Money You Spend, For Just Being A Woman!

GST, also known as Goods & Service Tax, was levied in India, in the year 2017. While there was much uproar on the application of a universal rate, one tiny thing escaped everyone’s notice. Well, the mere existence of women has been slyly ignored for many for years, hence it was hardly a surprise when a whopping tax rate of 12% was levied on us under the GST banner. Though it was a slight drop from the previous average rate of 13.68%, the bottom line remained the same; the necessities of a woman had now become ‘luxuries’ that deserve taxing.…Continue Reading

Are You ‘Strong’ Enough To Be Sensitive? Justin Baldoni Asks Every Man

Patriarchy has been toxic. Since times immemorial, men have been taught to be tough and resilient, while women are deemed to be dainty and submissive. The entire justification behind this is reasoning is: that’s how nature has wired the two genders. But as the lines are blurring and we see more men and women swap ‘categorized’ roles, helping each other out, we can’t help but wonder, is there really is a clear line that tells the two apart, anatomy being an exception? Most of what everyone fails to understand is that patriarchy is equally harmful to men. Men love challenges.…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

15 Beautiful Things We Can Learn From Animals About Humanity And Life

Everytime I begin to lose faith in the world, I go and play with the stray dogs in my locality. See, with their unconditional, unflinching love, they remind me that the world is capable of good. If I try really hard, I observe the animals around me apply the things they do, to my own life – to the humanity I struggle to find within myself. These 15 lessons from animals are simple truths we humans so often forget. Physical strength does not always need to be announced. You can be graceful and kind and still be strong. Not everyone…Continue Reading

15 Memes That’ll Make Every Introvert LOL (Very Quietly)

Hello, my name is Farishte, and I’m an introvert. *stares at people hoping to avoid unnecessary interaction* Being an introvert is fun. It mostly just involves spending time with yourself (and loving it) and spending time with a few close friends (and loving that). And also, avoiding avoidable social interaction, because that’s EXHAUSTING. Now, the internet understands this, and gave us a whole bunch of hilariously relatable memes. So, my fellow introverts, let’s unite. Silently. *relates in silence* I might have done this. Once. Twice. A million times. #lol #funnypics #funnypictures #funnymemes #funnypics #introvertproblems #introvert #neighbors #memes #introvertmemes #lmao A…Continue Reading

These Photos Of Afghanistan Before The Taliban, Will Break Your Heart

What do you picture when I say the word ‘Afghanistan’? Rubble? Violence? Death? That’s what Afghanistan’s turned into since the Taliban took over, since it became a war-ravaged country. But before this? Before the Taliban first entered the country in 1996, Afghanistan was beautiful. A country still trying to find its place in the world, but a safe haven for its people. Photograhper Bill Podlich first took photos of the country in the 1960s – and while his work is the most prominent in capturing a pre-Taliban Afghanistan, images from other decades echo what he first noticed: Afghanistan was so…Continue Reading

Anushka Sharma Is Opening An Animal Shelter, And We Love Her EVEN More Now

All of us want to make the world a better place, don’t we? Or at least we wanted to, before life and adulting, and trying to forge a career happened. Before the world reminded us that there are a million things to be done before we make it ‘better’. Maybe we found a few idols along the way, people who with their expertly managed PR, made us want to believe in humanity again. But what about the rich and the famous whose work goes beyond their PR? Beyond those perfect photo-shoots of them helping the less fortunate? People whose actions…Continue Reading

21 Hilarious Memes That Will Turn Your Week-Day Mood Around, I Promise!

I totally get the sinking feeling as a fresh Monday approaches. But what truly kills me is the onslaught of the mid-week blues when Wednesday hits you. To be honest, by then there’s really no inspiration to be found in the world around me. I simply want to sprint my way to Friday and let it push the existing week out of memory. But, this is where I’d like to pause and interject the importance of memes that simply take you mind of the mundane dreariness. Somebody did say ‘Laughter is the best medicine’, and for us millennials, it’s more…Continue Reading

13 Easy Minimalistic Decor Ideas For Those Who Believe That Less Is More

So, I love the idea of minimalism. An idea where less is more and not going out of your way to make a statement, is a statement in itself. As it is, when it comes to home decor, it isn’t always easy for us working millennials to have the time or…well…money to go all the way with our interiors. But that doesn’t mean we have to settle for less-than-pretty rooms, right? Hence, minimalism! A monochromatic colour scheme is an easy- peasy way to make your room look naturally stylish. Or, just have your sheets and pillows match the walls of…Continue Reading