12 Warning Signs You’re Not On The Right Path And Need To Stop And Rethink

I’m going to be a little not-so-subtle about this because honestly, A LOT of you need to hear it. We are all so obsessed with finding the ‘good life’ or doing whatever-the-hell we want that we end up losing focus on what the point really is. I mean, when was the last time you felt good about something you created? When was the last time you felt fired up with passion? When was the last time you helped someone? Don’t remember? Well, you’ve got some thinking to do! Here are 12 signs that you might be heading down the wrong…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

17 Powerful Poems On Strength, Beauty and The Need to Accept Yourself

Ah, what would I do without poetry? It has rightfully been called the food for the soul. Some words move me. Some make me giggle. And then there are some, that make me think about how unfair I can be..to myself. Accepting, acknowledging and loving ourselves doesn’t always come easy, but sometimes, someone else’s words do for us what we can’t do for ourselves. So let the powerful words of poet k. rodriguez do for you what they did for me – think about my own beauty, strength and self-worth. Go ahead. Seeking wisdom… *•. DO NOT think you are…Continue Reading

13 Women Tell Us One Thing They Love About Themselves, And It’s Wonderful

Most women live strange, unfair lives. Lives, where as they grow up, they are continually reminded at every turn of their supposed “flaws” and the many things they can do to “fix” them. And while we get compliments on how cute we look, or how pretty our dresses and how bright our smiles are, the world often overlooks the things about us that make us…well, us. So we asked 13 women for the one thing they love the most about themselves, and here are all the things they had to say. Jasmine, 26 “I love how smart I am, and…Continue Reading

I Don’t Want Children And That Doesn’t Make Me Any Less Of A Woman

Ever since I became aware of my gender (that would be when I was around 5-6 years old), I knew being a woman came with a lot of *conditions attached*. First up, the general preference of boys over girls was something you just had to deal with.Secondly, you were labeled “paraya dhan” and were to be given to a pretty/ugly boy in marriage, whichever one your karma deemed fit for you. Thirdly, you were to have babies, whether you wanted them or not, let alone if you even liked them in the first place. With these scary future scenarios etched…Continue Reading

25 Cute Illustrations Of Badass Women Being Themselves, As They Are

Cecile Dormeau will have my eternal respect for the absolute raw, brutal and unabashed illustrations that she makes on womanhood. From addressing problems like the shame associated with period stains, to portraying real women to be in-charge of their own sexual well-being, her drawings will make you laugh and applaud. If you’re a woman who’s sick and tired of being told what to do and how to behave, Cecile’s art will come as a stress-buster. These 25 illustrations talk about everything a woman does or is not afraid to show the world, despite its congenial rules and doctrines. 1. When…Continue Reading

15 Women Reveal: The ONE Thing They Cannot Compromise On In Love

Let’s face it. We’ve all been in relationships where we have compromised ourselves, many a time with willingness because we want to save the bond we share with the other person. More times than not, we haven’t even realized that we’ve given too much to a connection that may not be worthy of the giving. But we’ve all grown and we’re now at a stage in our lives where we know what we cannot compromise on in the name of love and companionship. Today, 15 real women tell us that one thing they will never settle for, ever again, when…Continue Reading

Dear World, Will You Ever Stop Telling Me How To Be A Woman?

Dear world, I feel like I must start by telling you that there was a time in my life – an innocent time forever ago – when I didn’t know there were “instructions” on being a woman. The only instructions in my house were to go to the dining table to have a meal, to go brush my teeth twice a day, to make sure I wipe my shoes on the doormat after an evening of playtime. Simple, reasonable instructions. And then, I suppose things changed somewhere. Because the instructions turned stranger. You mustn’t laugh too loudly. You mustn’t hang…Continue Reading

This Artist Drew Out How She Gets A New Profile Pic, And It Is ADORBS

Artist Saylis’ Artelicious draws a number of cute things from her daily life, but this one that I came across really cracked me up. Selfies – how they’ve taken over our world, and here we are, thinking we capture them. Pouts, angles, it is a whole science. This girl drew it out for us – and you’ll LOVE IT. Stage 1: Get infected by the desire to look pretty for the world. Type A: Sati Savitri pose for Photographer Mom (PhM) Type B: Mom sucked, give brother chocolates and deal with his details. Type C: POSE 99999 times ‘cuz your…Continue Reading

10 Real-Life Indian “Wonder Women” To Inspire The Warrior Within You

Look around you ladies, because there is infinite inspiration to be found. But the most powerful feeling in this world is to see your fellow women grow, beat the hell out of patriarchy’s supposed terms and then bloom like there’s no tomorrow. To be honest, not all of us are born with a set of privileges that help us manifest our full potential. But there are some among us who, no matter what, will rise and definitely shine. With Wonder Woman’s exclusive premiere to our TV screens (thank you HBO!) we thought it’d be perfect to curate a list of…Continue Reading