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The Journey

April 16, 2018

Everything was about to change. Overnight. For better or for worse she wondered. For better, she hoped. All her life she had lived a certain way. A way that was about to be altered. She wondered how she would adjust to the new life. She worried if she would be accepted for who she was, how […]

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Inner Peace

April 13, 2018

For as long as she could remember, she had been fiercely independent. Wanting to do things on her own, travel on her own, being self-dependent, funding her aspirations herself. She started working right after school. An ambitious, young girl, ready to take on the world. Confident, well-read and well-spoken, she cracked the very first interview […]

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Hair-owing Tales

April 12, 2018

The crowning glory its called. For a reason, a very good one. They define our good and bad days. They can give you confidence and a bounce in your step and they can make you feel years older than you are. What am I talking about? HAIR. MANE. TRESSES. They say you realize the worth […]

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Grandparents – Always and Forever

They’re often called by various names. Dada, Dadu, Dadi, Nana, Nanu, Nani, Nani-ma, Bade papa, Badi ma being the favourites amongst many. They are our Grandparents.   I have fond memories of my childhood when holidays and school breaks meant a visit to Nani House. Bags were packed and countdowns recited with uncontained excitement. Nani […]

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Playing Favourites

April 9, 2018

The first time it happened, she cried. She was hurt, disappointed, and heart-broken. She saw it happening but her heart refused to accept it. To her, it felt like a thousand needles were piercing her soul. She was bewildered, kept questioning herself on what did she do wrong? Over the next few days and weeks, she […]

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Great Expectations

April 7, 2018

Oh, the world we live in! Where every day new relationships blossom and yet every minute ripe relationships fail. Why so.. we ponder. Now, I am not an expert on relationships or a Psychology major. But I have a keen sense of observation and I love reading – including people. Now that it’s out of […]

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Dang! Depression – PPD

April 6, 2018

As I sat looking at the blank screen, the blinking cursor dared me to begin what I wanted to, I couldn’t help but feel more lost than ever. The letter D glared at me. The sole letter which had been sitting on the white page for a while, waiting for more words to join it, […]

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Choices – The role you play

April 3, 2018

Choices “What are your choices when someone puts a gun to your head? What are you talking about? You do what they say or they shoot you. WRONG. You take the gun, or you pull out a bigger one. Or, you call their bluff. Or, you do any one of a hundred and forty-six other […]

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B is for Balance

April 2, 2018

“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” Mr. Einstein explained a very crucial lesson of life in the simplest of words. However, it is one of the hardest things to achieve in this day and era. Before we delve into deeper aspects of this very simple life fundamental, […]

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A Promise

April 1, 2018

What better way than to begin this challenge with a promise to myself. A promise to come out of this complacent, comfort zone I have lazily and happily settled into. There was a time I loved writing. Penning down my thoughts – either through real-life incidents or fictional tales was how I expressed myself. Over […]

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