19 Tiny, Honest Love Poems That Will Melt Your Heart And Give You Hope

“God Farishte, stop being SUCH a cynic!” This is how most conversations with me usually end. See, I’m not exactly the most romantic, optimistic person. I’m more of a hopeless realist. I don’t really believe in happily-ever-afters. But then I came across Zack Grey’s Instagram – a writer who believes in everything I don’t. See, Zack writes to the soulmate he hasn’t yet found (his book is titled “To The Girl I Haven’t Met”), believing that true love, through all the ups and downs, is inevitable. His poems, though small, are proof that you don’t need big metaphors or fancy…Continue Reading

15 Powerful Life Lessons That You Can Only Learn As Time Goes By

Sometimes I’m amazed by how much I keep learning every day. Little facts, little life hacks, simple lessons to make life easier. But honestly, the big lessons in life, the most important ones, are those that come with time. The valuable wisdom that comes as the years go by. There is no other way to learn these things than to sit patiently and let time teach them to you little-by-little, day-by-day. Here are 15 of them. The world we know, is only the world as we see it. Everything is perspective. Everything. Things we thought were hard, cold facts turn…Continue Reading

16 Little Things People Say To Show They Care (If You Truly Listen)

In today’s world, where busy lives, judgment and everyday chatter drown out the things that matter, it’s hard to find people who care about someone else’s life. But sometimes, just sometimes, people do reach out, and they do try to show, in their own little ways, that they do care. It’s possible that while you’ve been feeling alone, people around you have tried to express that they do in fact, care about you. Except maybe not in those exact words. Perhaps in these 16 little ways! “Are you okay?” Three words that make all the difference when you’re going through…Continue Reading

10 Signs You’re Burning Out And Need A Break (No, You’re Not Just Tired)

I know how life has become. Even if we don’t want to, we’ve been dragged into this and somehow, with all the responsibilities and expectations, we can never seem to get out. But here’s the thing: if we don’t take the big steps to take care of ourselves, no one will. Being tired is one thing, getting burnt out, taking it to such extremes that it starts affecting your mental health – now that is just too big a price to pay. Here are signs you’re nearing that awful turn, and need to stop now. You don’t remember the last…Continue Reading

10 Inspiring Quotes That Will Pump You Up And Motivate You Every Morning

It is very important to start the day on a good note as it sets the tone for the rest of the day! Instead of snoozing the alarm or getting on your phone as soon as you’re up, take some time to feed your mind with positivity for a healthier and happier life. Here are some amazing quotes and suggestions that will help you begin your day on a bright, positive note. Try it. You have nothing to lose. But your whole life to win! Upon waking, let your first thought be “thank you”. Make a decision to do better…Continue Reading

17 Real Ways Thinking Positively Can Change The Way You See Life

When I was in my late teens and early 20’s, positive thinking was this hep, cool thing that everyone spoke about. My general idea of it was to smile a lot, fight the bad thoughts, replace them with “feel good” ones and then, to do this on loop. However, I soon realised forcing positivity when I was genuinely feeling low just led to further mental chaos and tension. It felt like I was lying to myself because I wasn’t really being honest about how I was feeling. So then, I began to revisit my notions of thinking positive and I…Continue Reading

15 Tiny But Important Self-Care Rituals For Every Busy 20-Something Out There

Alright folks from the land of “I do not have the time for this”. I know we’re super busy and I know we’re like dying under workload and we really don’t have the “bandwidth” to pause and shake it off. But if you’re going to carry on like that, maybe your body is going to die on you and you won’t have much of a say in it. Before that really happens and way, way before its incoming possibility, why don’t we just learn to take care of ourselves a little bit better? And I am not asking you to…Continue Reading

25 Difficult But Important Questions To Ask Yourself Before You Hit 25

Most of us don’t know where to start. We have a certain picture in our minds about how we’d like our life to be, but we don’t seem to reflect enough on it. Well, now’s the time to ask the tough questions and hang in there till you find those answers. Hitting the 25-mark is a pretty big deal. Not because you’re going to sport your first grey hair soon, but because you need to know where you’re heading. And your early 20s are the perfect time to ask these 25 questions to yourself for some honest reflection. What do…Continue Reading

8 Top Tips To Tune Into Your Intuition So You Can Live Your Best Life

We’ve all been in situations when logically, all fingers point towards only one answer. It seems perfect in every way. But there’s this hunch you have, this feeling in your gut, that something’s not right. And that things will go south if you move forward with the same answer. This is exactly what we call “Intuition” or “gut feeling”. And often ignoring it, is the stupidest mistake we make. Sharpening them, honing them will do wonders for you in life. Don’t know how? Read on. Intuition is like life – to be taken moment by moment. Intuition, inner voice, gut…Continue Reading

There Is No Shame In Being Single, It’s High Time We Learn This

We’re in the month of love and all around, the numbers of people holding hands seems to be rocketing right up. Suddenly, all you can spot around are couples laughing, giggling and looking at each other with dreamy eyes. Instinctively, there creeps in an already existing sense of loneliness. But this time, heightened. You begin to question if you’re the only weirdo who’s not going to find someone as weird as you. Sure, you have friends, we all do, but there is an underlying unease in your heart. You don’t like the term “single”. Jokes apart, you start to wonder…Continue Reading