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GEETA

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The neighbors ran hastily towards her house as a loud thud was heard as if a huge block of wood had fallen from a height. Before anyone could regain their senses, Geeta was lying on the hospital bed choked downright and unable to breathe properly. She bled profusely from her nose. A number of attempts […]

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REPHRASING REJECTION – 7 ANALOGIES MY LIFE TAUGHT ME!

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Think about the last time you abruptly hung up on a customer care executive of a telecom company/bank. Isn’t it really annoying how these people mechanically blabber about the product and almost compel us to buy? For me, it was! Then one fine day, it so happened that I was shown the door in a […]

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BODY SHAMING – IS IT ‘THEM’ OR IS IT ‘YOU’ YOURSELF?

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She tried, tried and tried so hard, but just couldn’t get into that dreaded piece of cloth. An off-white outfit that she so fondly got stitched for her cousin’s wedding. A dress that had cost her a fortune. The sparkling white stones with emerald pearls made the blouse a bewitching sight. It was just one […]

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8 human powers we lose hold of while meandering through the road called Life.

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A fixed formula to lead a life called ‘perfect’ is a façade. Learning is a continuous process and is pervasive through all walks of life. Rambling through the serpentine concourses, there are many things you would have to learn, unlearn and relearn. The continual zig zag and never-ending chaos, which every life has to offer, […]

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A HOLI FULL OF CHEMICALS, ACIDS AND NOW ‘SEMEN FILLED BALLOONS’!! WHERE ARE WE HEADED?

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Holi is on its way and families are prepping for the festival of colours with much vigour, including mine. But at this moment, my head overflows with anger, filth and shame. With trembling hands and a heavy heart, I collect myself to pen this down. Just a few minutes before I write this, I got […]