When I was small I was always in a rush 🏃♀️ to accomplish myself and prove that I was the best When I was small, I was always in a rush 🏃♀️ and walked with a quick pace to reach every desired place When I was small, I was always in a rush 🏃♀️ and … Continue reading Don’t Rush Please…(Poem)
'Tu meri beti nahi beta hai' (You are not my daughter, rather you are my son), her father's words resounded in Uttara's ears. Living in a patriarchal society, Uttara had felt proud whenever Kishan and Radha used to say this to her, as if she had won a Nobel prize. Contrary to that, she … Continue reading Short Story – ‘Tu meri beti nahi beta hai (you are not my daughter, but a son’)….
Apeksha had a flourishing Architectural Consultancy practice. Clients approached her with their dreams and she would spare no ability or effort in making them come true. She was implacably committed and also aware that they liked her ideas coupled with her unwavering determination to work them out. BUT WHAT ABOUT YOUR OWN UNFULFILLED DREAMS? she … Continue reading Short story – A mind that is stretched by new experiences….
The traditional bifurcation of roles went by gender that pigeon-holed the job of a mother to pre-dominantly be a home-maker while the fathers went out to fend for their families. While we know that today, most mothers are equal or greater financial partners, this post quarries those quarters of the society, where the old-traditional thinking … Continue reading Gender Bias In Family Roles & Unhealthy Parenting
The flight was about to land and she found her mind embroiled in a volley of emotions, not one in particular that could be discerned...regrets for all the choices of the past mainly involving moving away from the homeland...elation of being able to touch base again...anticipations of meeting all the loved ones she had once … Continue reading The Home Coming…(a fiction)
After a string of failed affairs, Alia had begun to wonder if she should look at the option of going in for an arranged marriage. Until now, where she had strongly believed in self-selection, besides the credence that attraction and romance are extremely important factors without which a marriage would not subsist, the results being … Continue reading Modern Day Confusions – Love vs Arranged (marriage)
As she grew up she was conditioned (or at least attempted to be) - : (a) To think about how the world would perceive of her, should she make certain choices for herself whether it was her sense of dressing or her ways of thinking or the way she would talk, laugh or behave.. (b) … Continue reading Women!! Have Faith, Stay Strong and Fearless
Post hectic work schedules and non-stop meetings, as I sit back in my cubicle, badly in need of a breather, my hands absent mindedly click away on the laptop, going about the familiar work flows, under the instructions of my brain. But hey!!! Where's the mind? Well, It's kind of lost at the moment, pre-occupied … Continue reading Little memories…huge bliss
Don't you want to socialise? I tap myself with that question quite too often & it's definitely not a 'No'. Asking why? Well...that's a tough one to answer!!!...Maybe for the obvious reasons and that is to please the self by trying to have some good time in good company...or probably it's just a quest of … Continue reading Why do I say no to socials…?
In the wake of more and more people going in for surgical corrections, face-lifts, botox injections and many other out-of-the way procedures to correct or defy their ageing looks, attain weight loss or size zero figures, I have some questions for them to answer no-one but themselves:Many try to compete with the next generation in … Continue reading Wanna compete to look good?