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

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

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

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

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 Tiny Poems That Say More About Love Than You Or I Ever Could

C.Churchill’s poetry is not for everyone. First up, it’s brutally honest. She doesn’t hide or cower behind her words. Her feelings are loud and she says them like she means it. Secondly, they are superbly powerful. And they’re not just for women. Her love poems can hit you right in the feels, even with your guard up. However, there lies an undercurrent of delicate emotion in all of her work. And if you have someone who’s everything you ever wanted when it comes to love, you should totally be dedicating these 15 poems to them. They are sure to make…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

15 Beautiful Life Lessons We Can All Learn From Children

When we were kids, the world was our oyster. We never believed otherwise and life seemed to roll out like it was striving to always keep us smiling. We’d fall, get bruised, cry a bit…and the next thing we knew, there was a pretty little bug on the grass and we were watching it with awe. We’d roll over in our sleep, snooze like all the freedom was ours (which it is even now, actually) and burp without asking for permission. There’d be loud farts without embarrassment, and there’d be anger shown with complete honesty. There was no hiding. Most…Continue Reading

25 Milestones To Cross By The Time You’re 25 (No, Not Marriage)

Hello, hello. When we think of turning 25, the heartbeat quickens and we may start to sweat a wee bit because, hey, it’s this “no-going-back” year. The year when you OFFICIALLY finish a quarter of a frigging century on this planet! God, that’s a LOOOONG time. And since these heavy, heavy numericals demand some serious goal-completion, we’re more than driven to make sure we don’t feel completely useless by the time we meet our 25th birthday. Marriage, my friend, isn’t even a consideration. Let’s happily dump that in the bin and look at 25 of these super-essential challenges we really…Continue Reading

22 Things You’ll Agree With If You Love Watching The Stars

Magic. Stardust. And who says life isn’t extraordinary? Our very atoms are composed of the same stuff as that of the stars above and if you ask me, I feel an indisputable link between me and them. The very sight of a night sky filled with sparkling beings lends a whoosh of breath out of my body. I feel my shoulders slump in relaxation, the city noise leave my ears and the embrace of silence so profound that the mere thought of words seems jarring. If you’re a star lover, a star-gazing enthusiast, a star-hugging human, these 22 things will…Continue Reading