In the era where there is a public outrage against “overweight ism”, and out burst against body shaming due to few increased pounds, I’m here to tell tales about the undisclosed frustrations of thin-shaming and skinny shaming.. 5.3” tall and 42 kgs…it’s ME. Why have you become so thin? Is the first compulsory 10 mark question I have been answering all through my life. The … Continue reading Terrible tales of our weighing scales…
People who have grown up with a brother or sister at home will have innumerable memories. Those which hold the power to moisten your eyes and curve your lips. Those that are a gateway to reminisce about your childhood days, innocence, childishness and a carefree life where the only commitment was to eat, study and sleep. Once the 3 boxes were checked off, we had … Continue reading Siblings and secrets..S for Sathya..
R for road trips.. A lot of things can happen over a road trip. Sudden realizations, life changing decisions, a much needed push/ pull, a lesson for lifetime from a most harrowing experience, blossoming friendships, blooming love and you may even find a key to your heart and dreams during such trips. Most importantly, this mind numbing monotonous robot life needs a whiff of fresh … Continue reading R for roadtrips
Question paper quivers…Exam Chronicles.I am a severe Testophobic person whose mind gets disarrayed at the mention of the word called exam. During such days, my dysfunctional mind never failed to beget more anxiety. The college from which I got my bachelor's degree was a major contributor of my insomnia. I don’t remember going to college for fun. It had to be either a mid-sem, model, … Continue reading Q for Question paper quivers and exam shivers..
What does it take to live a life with 10k Instagram followers, 1k Facebook friends, Exotic vacations with Enticing food spread, ever cooperative & mushy spouse, well behaved kids, coveted independence, enjoyable weekends and a rewarding career? Doesn’t this sound like a poetry. Trust me, it exists. Mark Zuckerberg’s company keeps reiterating that this poetic lifestyle does exist. Does this mean that, only all these … Continue reading P for Perfectly Imperfect life..
Theories and researchers have proved that, the neurobiological system that intercedes the emotional stimulus and our memory is closely connected. The hormones that are released by this emotional arousal controls the coalescence of our long term memory. Recent researches have demonstrated that humans have more autobiographic memory of their experiences than other living beings. Our human brain gives enormous weightage to all the occasions in … Continue reading O for Occasions
Good neighbours emanate positive energy and contribute to the well being of the society, they belong to. Also, a neighbour's epochal contribution in shaping up our life is unrivaled. They are the most important source and our immediate community that maps us with the society. On day to day basis, there is a subtle thread of interdependency, that knits us with them and vice versa. … Continue reading N for Neighbours
M for Memories of My Madras.. Madras, 3 decades back was an uncomplicated, wonderful and fascinating world to people who wanted to work hard, soar high, and make a livelihood. There have been numerous success stories of people who have reached the pinnacle of success after relocating to Madras. I am the daughter of one such successful couple. Even now people from the northern part … Continue reading M for Memories of my Madras..
B for Bangalore days. A decade back, being a young adult (girl), pursuing dreams by staying away from family was flagrant disregard to the societal norms and myth. Having lofty dreams, with little sagacity and patients talks, I was able to convince my parents to send me off to Bangalore. PG is a place where an introvert becomes an extrovert easily. Also that, there is an … Continue reading B for Bangalore days..
I have decided to start 26days “Expressing gratitude” exercise. Planning to write about people and events that have created a positive change in my life. I intent to cover all the letters from A to Z. Starting with “A”: Amma and Appa: My parents. I owe them my strength, courage and will power. By well accumulated compendium of my childhood failures, I conclude that, they … Continue reading Expression of Gratitude