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

An Honest, 15-Step Guide To Being “Fair And Lovely”

Hello ladies. It is I, sanskari beti, Indian Snow White (mostly because I’m pretty sure someone’s trying to poison me). A weirdo who may or may not have asked her mirror who’s the fairest of them all. And may or may not have had the mirror throw a dictionary in her face when she asked this. See, I always thought that fair = light skin = very beautiful = OMG SUCH RISHTAS. And lovely = person who is “fair”. So I thought I fit the bill: #throwback to when I was a lot cuter and also a lot more annoying.…Continue Reading

27 Things You’ll Get If You’re A True Gujarati At Heart

I am a Gujarati and I LOVE BEING ONE! Yes, I am often embarrassed by the traits of my clan, but I also love them (I guess I don’t have much of a choice). They are loud and can make a ruckus when in public, and they try to buy their way through trouble each time they get into it. They never tell you how much they REALLY earn (even if you are their own child, yep, it’s true). But they are some of the warmest and most loving people on the planet. They’ll rush out to help you at…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 Things You’ll Relate To If You Just LOVE To Sleep

My one true BFF loves to sleep. And I don’t mean it in the demure ‘like’ sense. It mean it in the ‘LAAAVVVV’ sense. She can snooze, cuddle with her pillow, and snooze again, on repeat. If you told her she’d get a week off from work, the first sentence she’d utter would be, ‘Thank god, I can sleep peacefully now! While I may not get her obsession with sleep, I do know a lot of people out there set up their alarms a good hour prior to their actual wake-up time. Just to enjoy the constant satisfaction of returning…Continue Reading

19 Things You Know To Be True If You Are Dating A Book Lover

If you’re in love with someone who’s in love with books, you’ve struck gold. If you’re not, I am not going to lie, I am sad for you. (Book lovers are too amaze to NOT spend an eternity with, trust me.) I love the idea of being with someone who loves books as much as I do. Or someone who gets the fact that no matter which human ranks up in my existence, they won’t ever replace my papered loves. And even better is being with someone who simply GETS IT: all my mad book references and this obsession of…Continue Reading