15 Hilariously Smart ‘Before-After’ Illustrations To Crack You Up Loud and Hard

I was having a rather nice Sunday afternoon. It was lazy, sleepy and everything a good Sunday should be. And then, my phone beeped with an Instagram page link from a friend. On clicking it, I was taken to an account called Naolito and their hilarious post feed caught my attention instantly! Scroll down and you’ll know why. Oh and also, try not to laugh too hard (especially at point number 1). Pure GENIUS. I had to do this I hope not to ruin avocados for anyone! Tenia que hacerlo espero no estropearle los aguacates a nadie! #avocados #avocado #breakfast…Continue Reading

Perfection Is An Overrated Myth, Stop Chasing It

Most of us, if not all, are chasing perfection in something or the other. We believe perfection to be something that is rooted in the future. The end to a chase. The destination to a journey. The answer to our questions, or a space beyond flaws. We believe perfection is something that could make us feel content. The issue with this belief is that, we tend to overlook what is present. We miss to acknowledge, appreciate and accept the blessings that are right in front of us. We miss being happy and content NOW! We tend to reject failures, and…Continue Reading

Why I Want A Best Friend, Before A Lover

“Love is friendship set on fire.” I grew up hearing this. That love is electrifying touches and magical kisses. That love is better than friendship. The princess never longed for a best friend, she longed for a prince to save her from the fire-breathing dragon. Of course, all we read about was that beautiful ‘first dance’. You know, the waltz that leaves you breathless, hearts beating beautifully in sync. Followed by whispers of “you complete me”, as if we humans, with our flaws and dreams, aren’t complete in ourselves. As if we’re a puzzle with a missing piece, broken without…Continue Reading

This Desi Artist Is Turning Your Life Into Art, & It’ll Make You Think

Did you grow up wanting and knowing that you’ll be able to do a million things with your talent? Yeeep. Neither did I. But Avinash Jai Singh did. See, I came across Avinash’s art as a part of the Uncover project, and immediately fell in love with it. His work is surreal, deceptively bright, and most of all: it looks like pages out of a millennial’s life. The most impressive bit? He DOES IT ALL. From photography to film-making to illustrations. Like I said, he grew up wanting and knowing that he’d be able to do a million things with…Continue Reading

19 Beautiful Truths To Remember As You Heal From Heartbreak

‘A heart that’s been broken is a heart that’s been loved.’ This has stuck with me through the years, as I experienced heartbreak for the first time and learned that the I was capable of surviving it. See, the human heart: bound by muscle and built with love, was made to survive this. It was made to heal. And you? You who fell, so fearlessly – you who experienced the magic of love, you CAN survive this. I know it hurts. And your eyes ache from the crying. But I also know that you will be okay. A love that…Continue Reading

17 Poems On Love, Loss And Survival That You Should Read If You Feel Broken

There are moments in life that leave you feeling completely and utterly broken. You know, moments when you feel like you’re walking on broken glass, like every step is fragile and painful. And then there are moments where you feel lighter than a feather, wrapped up in love and happiness. The brokenness you live through to get to the happiness – that, my friend, is survival. And I never quite understood that until I came across Caroline White’s poetry. See, Caroline lived through depression and went on to turn it into art; into words that speak to people across countries.…Continue Reading

10 Promises You Need To Make To Yourself To Lead a Happier Life!

We all want to be happy and we’re constantly on the lookout for happiness. We find ways to feel happy and be happy but what we often overlook is the fact that happiness lies within us and not in our circumstances. We try finding happiness in materialistic pleasures but that doesn’t last forever. Here are a few promises you need to make to yourself in order to lead a happier tomorrow! Don’t compare your life to someone else’s! Every individual is unique and each one’s life is different. We often forget that no one’s life is perfect and each one…Continue Reading

Dear Pain: Thank You For Teaching Me The Value Of Joy

I’ve felt it all. The breaking. Like I was finally, eternally down for the count. Like my tired self couldn’t fight on anymore. Like life had finally given me too much pain to bear. As my mind struggles to remember what happiness feels like, I long for the stomach ache that comes from laughing too much. And at times when pain seems like the only company I have, I sit down with it. Court it. Even fight with it. And then, slowly, through the pain, I remember what joy feels like. You know, days when your heart feels lighter than…Continue Reading

13 Things You Stop Giving A F*ck About When You Fall In Love With Yourself

Falling in love with yourself is a slow process. It takes understanding, it takes owning up to the person you are, and sometimes, it’s not pretty. But it all comes down to one thing: letting go. Realising that you don’t need to care about all those things anymore. And as you stop caring, as you learn that you’ll be okay no matter what, that’s when the real liberation begins. Social media ‘likes’ and letting people know that you’re having fun. All these things stop being as important as ACTUALLY having fun. Negative baggage of the past, and the mistakes you…Continue Reading

13 Beautiful Things That Happen When You Stop Caring About What People Think

Most of us spend our years longing to fit in. Cutting bits of ourselves till we finally look beautiful to everyone but ourselves. Then, we grow up. We realize that changing ourselves for the world will only turn us into someone we no longer like, or recognize. More importantly, you realize that you never needed to fit in – that you are not a piece in someone else’s puzzle. And when that happens – when you finally stop worrying about being ‘good enough’ for someone else, that’s when life begins. You take responsibility for your actions – you own up…Continue Reading