self awareness

Careful! Your mirror at home is lying

We are hooked to a mirror since our diaper days. We love it... right? In fact, a mirror at home is a necessity. Why shouldn’t it be? It is the mirror which makes us conscious of our...
my mind

My mind is fighting a lost battle against time

My mind runs here, there, everywhere trying to win the race against time. It retreats to the past, leaps into the future, only to lose in the present. My present moment is rolling but my mind...
social media

Beware…your social media reel is evading the real picture

The first thing you do in the morning and the last thing you do at night is the same… any guesses? No prizes for the right answer because it’s a no-brainer...Yes, most of us pick...
judgment

Your judgmental eyes perceived me all wrong!!!

Yes, it is your judgmental eyes which inflicts unbearable pain, which makes me suffer like a loser. It's because you judge me by my smile without realizing the burden of tears I am carrying. Your...
deathbed wish

Wish on my deathbed…

I am dying at 35 but this is not what is hurting me. What’s painful is that when I look back, I don’t recall 35 memories to cherish!!! The journey has not been worth...
why this difference between us

Why this difference between us?

And here she begins... You opted to grow up but I opted to remain a child... I preferred to stay the same but you loved the change. You know why? Because the change was for your good, not mine. I...
turning 30

Turning 30 too early?

Yes, I am turning 30 in a week. Don’t know how to perceive it. Unable to understand whether to feel happy or to feel sad... Don’t know whether it is encouraging or disheartening? Don’t know...
cricket

Cricket is life…Life is cricket

If you are living in a country called India, I am sure you could relate to any of the two emotional phrases in the title. It is just that you define one of the...
everyday failures

Loss of life v/s Everyday failures…

Let us define a loss and a failure. The dictionary meaning of loss is “the feeling of grief after losing someone or something of value.” And of a failure is “an act or instance of failing or proving unsuccessful; lack of success.” The difference seems clear but...
father and daughter

I fear to become a father of a daughter, not ashamed to accept it.

Becoming a father is a boon. Becoming a father of a girl child is a bigger blessing.  most of the fathers know what their daughter means to them. However, having accepted this, I’m sorry to...