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

11 Kinds Of WhatsApp Forwards That Make Family Groups The WORST

Remember the good old times when WhatsApp was just us friends, chatting away without a care or annoying notification in the world? Yeah, me neither. Family WhatsApp groups, AKA modern traps for the tech-savvy millennial. Can’t stay in them and, well, can’t really leave them (because what if mausi ji gets upset?). But as long as we can write an article about them, let’s! So here’s the 11 kinds of WhatsApp forwards we’ve all received in our family groups (and hated ourselves as we texted a thumbs-up emoji in response because mausi ji might get upset). 1. The UNESCO “facts”…Continue Reading

19 Times Westerners Talking About Indians Made You Roll Your Eyes

We have a gazillion world issues. But some of them can be pretty damn annoying. Especially the ones that involve stereotypes people tend to nurture about folks from a particular country. Specifically, India. And a lot of these stereotypes come our way from our good friends in the West. Way too many of them still think that we Indians talk to snakes on every day and have no idea about cool tech stuff. (Sigh.) Here are the 19 most annoying things we Indians have been hearing for a long, long time now. 1. How do you speak such fluent English?…Continue Reading

15 Kinds Of Friends We Make In Our Teens, 20s And 30s!

Other than the plethora of humans we scan through to match our ideal “better half”, there are TONS of human beings who become friendship-worthy creatures. They come in various shapes and sizes and pride themselves on their unique characteristics. Sometimes you can spot their eccentricity from a distance, and at other times you just have to dig a little deeper to know the kind of treasures they are hiding (or in most cases, the garbage of a brain you want nothing to do with). There is no specific time or age they’ll prefer to saunter into your life, but there…Continue Reading

10 Things To Remember When You Try To Impress Your Girlfriend’s Father

*Deep breath in, deep breath out* It’s a tough spot, I know. A) All that pressure for your bae’s folks to like you B) All that added pressure to let them see how much you love her C) All that added added pressure of having to convince them that you want to spend the rest of your life with her. Well, to sum it up, that’s just a L.O.T of pressure. And no matter what anyone tells you, it ain’t going to be easy the first few times you head to her place and try to present your case. But…Continue Reading