Forgiving Someone Could Be The Best Gift You Give Yourself

Someone you loved very dearly must have hurt you, betrayed you, or left you shattered. You must still be struggling to comprehend, believe and digest what has happened. A part of you might be hoping to wake up one day and find out it was all just a nightmare. But a part of you knows it isn’t. You must be wondering if you have attracted this pain in anyway. If there was anyway you could have avoided this. If there is anything that you could learn from this. You now doubt you could ever trust anyone again without having this…Continue Reading

20 Illustrated Quotes That Show You The Beauty and Power Of Being Broken

I stumbled upon an Instagram account this weekend and let me tell you, it was within the first 30 seconds that I followed the artist. If there is one thing you should know about me it’s this: I don’t follow a whole lot of people on social media. What was it about ‘Broken Isn’t Bad’ that made me almost instantenously click that ‘Follow’ button? Firstly, the illustrations simply capture your eye. They are bold, provocative and have a grand ‘fuck-you’ vibe to them. Secondly, each illustration is then followed by a single quote that makes you pause and reflect. And…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

13 Ways A Heartbreak Can Be Life’s Biggest Lesson

I think heartbreak is something almost EVERYONE at some point in their life will go through. Yep, every-one. Even then it manages to become an experience so personal, you forget the millions you’ve survived. You forget to realize that there’s a lesson here. One that hardly anything else in the world can teach you. You realize that relationships are more than just “love and romance”. One day, life must fit with it. That dreams and aspirations can’t be substituted with kisses and hugs. Find someone you grow with. You’ll learn that just because you put your faith and heart into…Continue Reading

19 Quotes That Speak Of The Wonder, Beauty And Joy Of Being In Love

There is simplicity in being with someone who simply gets you. Those 3 A.M. fights where you both don’t want to sleep until you’ve resolved the problem, or those impromptu sunset dates that seem as natural as a meant to be. Moments such as these tend to become colorful pages in your journey of togetherness. When I say color, I also mean Mansi Jikadara’s beautifully illustrated love quotes. A writer herself, she spills her words through some stunning, self-created artwork. Her words, just like her drawings make you feel warm and comfortable. A feeling just like home. And these 19…Continue Reading

17 Beautifully Simple Things You Can Fall In Love With (No, Not Another Person)

A life led without the love of your life is still full of love. Repeat this to yourself. Somewhere between being children and adults, most of us forget this. We forget the many magnitudes of love, the fact that love, while it might be a humane feeling, isn’t limited to only humans. Weekdays on which you have the time to make yourself a delicious kinda healthy breakfast. I don’t know about you, but these are rare days for me. Days when everything just seems to…fall into place. You wake up a little extra early, feeling amazingly fresh, and decide to…Continue Reading

15 Signs You’re Ready For Love, Even If You’re Afraid

They say that the second time you fall in love is a lot more meaningful and a lot braver than the first. See, you’ve seen the worst that love can give you. You’ve felt your heart break, and through it all, you’ve felt it continue beating. But here’s the thing: the breaking of your first love often leaves you scared of your own feelings. Of the hurt it can lead to. So how do you know you’re ready again? For all the happiness and heartbreak that love can throw at you? You’d rather live your reality than have that fairy-tale…Continue Reading

13 Reasons You Should Put Yourself Above EVERY Relationship

“Never make someone a priority when all you are to them is an option.” – Maya Angelou In a world full of social media and relationship updates, it’s easy to start attaching yourself to the relationships you have or the relationships you think you should have. It’s easy to sacrifice your own happiness just to keep up the facade of happiness. It’s easy to let the worry of being called “selfish” turn you into someone who can be trampled over. What’s difficult is realising that the life you’re leading is yours – a life you should lead for yourself. It’s…Continue Reading

21 Murakami Quotes On Love And Life That’ll Heal Your Soul

The first ever Haruki Murakami book I read was a collection of birthday short stories curated by him. A lot of the short stories were also written by him. I remember finishing the book off in a few days and sitting there stunned. See, Murakami isn’t your typical modern writer. He doesn’t use fancy metaphors or blow you away with his vocabulary. This brilliant Japanese author goes with simple observations, and language that’s even simpler. But in the simplicity of it all, his words have the power to captivate and heal. Silver linings. To the star that lights up your…Continue Reading