Here’s What Your Room Should Look Like Based On Your Personality

Hello, dearies. In this too-short life, it’s such a waste to not be all of yourself. And by that I mean, all the elements of your life should be in sync with your persona (including your pillow covers, yep). There’s truly no point if you aren’t out there, in all your glory, creating magic. And what better way to speak about your true glittery self than making your room, your own heaven? Be it your furniture or your curtain draping, this is how your room should look like based on your personality: The Effortless Modern Heart. Do you feel like…Continue Reading

To The Time I Bunked College To Learn Something New

I bunked college today, missed my presentations and assignment submissions, and went on a road trip with my friends to Fort Tikona. I kept thinking of my classmates, who are currently sitting inside four walls, learning, growing and educating themselves for a professional life ahead. But as I drove towards Lonavala, sitting amongst three Indian Naval officers, listening to their conversations about India, China and the US defence forces, I wondered if this isn’t learning as well? Does education mean attending classes for attendance and feeling pressurised about beating your fellow classmates for a better placement to start a never-ending…Continue Reading

Why Falling In Love With A Not-So-Cliched Romantic Can Be A Blessing

Finding an ideal life partner is tough, some even call it impossible. And I’m not being a pessimist here, but let’s face it: over a lifetime, you meet a bunch of people who turn out to be wrong choices. While growing up, I used to idolise picture-perfect couples who have been with each other for ages. But once you enter adulthood, reality hits you right in the face. What if I keep looking for a guy with my precious list of qualities and I never find him? What if my whole idea of romance is wrong? And what if there…Continue Reading

Burning Out At Work? Here’s How To Deal With It

Burning out is an all too familiar phenomenon in the world we live in. The minute you open your eyes, your little heart endures a barrage of pings, tweets, shares and the likes; there is no time to relax even if we aren’t doing anything. Broken hearts, disillusionment, depression; we continue juggling separate kinds of poisons. We all look for a chance to escape; sometimes it’s a holiday, other times into a fantasy. Here are a couple of ways to combat this: Stay weird Nothing can save you in this world except yourself. And a little weirdness always helps. Following…Continue Reading

10 Kinds Of Fights We All Have With The Person We Love

Be it arguments or disagreements, there are some typical fights we all have with the one we love. It could be the silliest or the most serious of things, but we all have these 10 kinds of fights with the one we love, and somewhere between all the bickering, we learn to fall in love with that too. Insecurity Insecurity is a part of all relationships whether new or old. There’s always a fear of losing the one you love or something going wrong. We do many things to prevent this loss and ensure that our loved ones, stay only…Continue Reading

You Will Survive: Life Lessons That Remind You To Never Look Back

Life is tough. There’s no way to sugarcoat this. Sometimes, we have bad days and sometimes, bad phases. We hope for the best, but remain woefully under-prepared for the worst. In a world full of sheep, we often forget that we must be our own lion. When we tone the whining down and listen to the universe, we will hear the lessons it has been passing down to us on never backing down, since ages. Widen your definitions. We often get tangled in definitions of boundaries that the world has thrust upon us. But, no matter how disturbing they might…Continue Reading

There’s Nothing ‘Wrong’ With Our Generation & It’s High Time We Stop Saying This

A lot has been written and said about this generation and to be honest, I would like to disagree with a lot of conclusions. For starters, we are moulded in the way society wants us to be and there’s absolutely no harm in that. Being a 90’s kid comes with its own challenges in life and you certainly feel disconnected with the kids born in 2000’s. Instead of trying to contemplate on the fact that we’re not part of the herd, let’s talk about why we are managing to cope up just alright. In a lot of ways we are…Continue Reading

Fake V/S Real People: A Primer On Identifying The Difference Easily

Adulthood is a complicated mess with decisions to be made, bills to be paid, battles to be fought and bridges that need to be crossed and burnt. One of adulthood’s toughest choices is finding the ones who are going to be true both in front of us and behind us. Often, it’s not people who have changed; it’s the masks that come off. That unguarded moment leaves us with more lessons than anything else. But, we don’t necessarily have to learn things the hard way. Here are a few pointers on how to identify fake people as opposed to the…Continue Reading

15 Instances Of Cross-Dressing In Bollywood That We Indians Celebrated & Loved

Human societies have had gendered dress codes since the beginning of dressing up but humans have also cross-dressed since centuries for different reasons. Historically, cross-dressing didn’t mean a slur and was used to disguise people, ensure comfort and sometimes, self-discovery. Cross-dressing often fuels images of deviant sexualities and lifestyles in the minds of a populace fueled by politics and religion. Never mind the hordes of Bollywood characters we have laughed at/with, applauded, cried with for not just cross-dressing but displaying characteristics opposite to the ones assigned to their gender via our social constructs. The portrayal may be faulty, but here…Continue Reading

15 Reasons You Should Take Pride For Being Practical In Life

Being strong is a blessing but the steps you take to be this way are often questioned. Life throws many surprises our way and it’s not every time that we are able to overcome our fear of facing a tough situation. Moments like these make you stronger and bolder to welcome life’s challenges with a smile. For some, these pit-stops are easy and for some it is always a struggle. These battles that we fight everyday define who we actually are and makes us wonder about why it’s happening and that too at such speed. Sooner or later, you realize…Continue Reading