I know people love Days, especially the ones when they can celebrate their love and support for women and boast how much they believe in Feminism. BUT. Tomorrow, when they go back to their offices, they’ll sexualize their secretaries. When the 30 year old woman gets a better designation than them, they’ll defame and question her ability to stand out. Tomorrow, when a woman will … Continue reading Let’s practice Women’s Day
The exam break made me go completely out of practice. I was lacking motivation to write. Basically, I was having a writer’s block. But I guess, sometimes it’s okay not to be okay. Then my good friend, Sasha introduced me to this amazing prompt writing. The prompt for today is Willow. I hope I have done justice to it. Prompt writings are such good brain … Continue reading Grizzled Willow Tree.
Somebody called me fat today. And I didn’t feel bad about it. I didn’t feel like starving myself again. I sure as hell didn’t feel like crying. I didn’t feel like sweating out more. I didn’t feel unattractive. Because I have already made peace with the parts of Tajwar that everybody sees and parts that they will never get to see. 6 long years !!! … Continue reading Hello Confidence
Hello Folks, I haven’t been active on wordpress, for almost three months now. I had too much on my plate and I didn’t want to compromise quality for quantity. My final exams just got over a day before yesterday. I promise to be very very regular with my blog now. Also, I have missed a lot of works by you people, kindly comment below, so … Continue reading Back after a very long time.
Let them talk behind your back. That’s all they can do. Meanwhile you keep nailing it like a pro!! Continue reading Self doubt.
About four years ago, when the video of a baby boy sitting calmly inside an ambulance after a bomb blast in the capital of Syria went viral, I remember very clearly, I wept the entire night. I woke up and called my mother ( as I was in a different city back then ) and told her how lucky we are. How blessed we are … Continue reading What is humanity without hope and compassion?
Takes a lot of strength to forgive someone who has cut you like a sharp knife. The truth is you can never be the same towards them again. Never. And the fact that someone demeaned your expectations will always haunt you. No matter how many years pass, it will still hurt, it will be like a pin prick, sharp and for a moment. But it … Continue reading FORGIVE OR FORGET-Which is easier?
To write a good 500-600 words piece, it roughly takes 3-4 hours minimum, including the editing, selecting the right pictures, adding links.etc. Even the most basic article takes around 1 hour to write. Somedays you produce a masterpiece. And somedays are just the plain, sad ones. Internet is a nasty space. People who haven’t written even 10 lines in their entire lives criticize budding writers … Continue reading If you are a writer, it is a must-do.