Relationships & Compassion, Soul Searching

See the good in the bad, or else every moment is an apocalypse

If you watch the news closely, you'll think that the Apocalypse is headed our way. It sure seems that way, with floods everywhere and terror attacks everywhere else. It may seem like there's no hope for mankind anymore. Climate change has finally hit us. It's not just a textbook term anywhere. On the other hand,… Continue reading See the good in the bad, or else every moment is an apocalypse

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Habits, Soul Searching

Why are we obsessed with quizzes which tell us what type of bread we are?

If my Facebook feed is supposed to be a representation of the type of topics I am interested in, I must say my interests seem to be quite questionable. Lately I see my news feed has been taken over by quizzes. There are the typical posts from people who have taken the popular quiz to see… Continue reading Why are we obsessed with quizzes which tell us what type of bread we are?

Habits, Soul Searching

Why learning something is often less painful than complaining about learning it

I don’t know how to drape a sari and hence, dressing up for weddings is often painful. The pain usually kicks in before weddings. The cycle begins with me complaining about not knowing how to drape a sari and moaning that no one really taught me (our mothers were also never taught just for the… Continue reading Why learning something is often less painful than complaining about learning it

India, New Places

You haven’t seen all the hill-stations of India, if you haven’t seen this gem.

As I travel to more places in Kerala, I get more and more amazed to find that the place really has everything. In my previous visit to Kerala, I was amazed to find serene and tranquil beaches. On this visit, I discovered that it has the most untarnished hill-stations as well. And, no, I'm not… Continue reading You haven’t seen all the hill-stations of India, if you haven’t seen this gem.

Soul Searching, Understanding emotions

When can a seemingly harmless app such as Sarahah become harmful?

If you haven't heard of the Sarahah app yet, you must be living under a rock or you must be really blessed. If in case you managed to escape this madness by living under a rock, please let me know which rock you happen to live under. This new madness must have started a week… Continue reading When can a seemingly harmless app such as Sarahah become harmful?