World health day.

Today, on world health day, I have written something that is very close to my heart. Mental illness goes unnoticed because we have associated it with craziness and madness. Any mood deviations should be brought under check, in time. People are taking their lives, because no matter how worthy they are, depression and anxiety makes them feel like a piece of trash. The worst part … Continue reading World health day.

Letter to my best friend. 

Dear best friend,We haven’t exactly been what they call the ideal `best friends forever’, but we have been with each other through thick and thin. You have seen me evolve. Remember the day when that stupid boy insulted me, and I was so adamant on sticking around with him, it was you who pulled me out of that toxic relationship. You laughed when I cried, … Continue reading Letter to my best friend. 

What is humanity without hope and compassion?

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?

FORGIVE OR FORGET-Which is easier?

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?

If you are  a writer, it is a must-do.

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.

NO.

I am sure most of you must have heard about the #MeToo revolution that is taking the internet by storm. For those who haven’t, Hashtag Me Too is a recent trend raising voice against sexual assault and harassment on social media platforms. Let me be very clear about two things- 1. Men are victims too. Men get raped too. 2. No place is assault-free. Be … Continue reading NO.