In around 428 BC, There was a philosopher called Plato who told the world, "The reality is the shadow of ideas." To put this into simpler words, he meant that, the world we live in is nothing but an illusion, it is the shadow of the real world, the world of ideas. To explain this … Continue reading We love illusions because it gives us an escape from reality.
If you want a happy ending, it just depends on where you close the book. Why do we watch movies? Maybe because we all want an escape from our daily lives and experience something that can't be experienced in real life. We watch movies because they show us happy endings, we watch movies because, at … Continue reading Is it necessary to have happy endings?
How weird is it that we all are grown enough to take our own decisions and make plans that don't necessarily fulfill the expectations of our parents, and on the other hand our parents still look for their small child in us? We're busy finding our true selves, our hobbies, our likes, and dislikes, our … Continue reading Little things
A few days back ago, one of my college mates had posted a video of her dancing on one of the trending songs. She deleted that post within a couple of minutes. Why did she do that?If she liked something to the level that she felt like posting it on social media, then what compelled … Continue reading Why are we so insecure about ourselves!
Meet Farishta! Many of us want to have a pet(mostly a dog) in our homes. Almost every social media site glorifies having a pet. It will continuously show you cute videos of pups, of how they love unconditionally, etc etc. Meet this cute little pup of ours. His name is 'Farishta'( Angel). He's three and … Continue reading Good things take time
You were like the smell of first rain,You faded away like it does when rain falls again and again! I still remember when we immersed ourselves in the pouring rain,Trying to forget our trauma and past pains. The smell of first rain has something to do with you,What it does, I still have no clue. … Continue reading The smell of first rain!
In the first part, we've talked about how our mindset decides our happiness. In this part, I would love to share with you an incident that will melt your heart and make you want to live more with whatever little you have. This incident happened when my friends and I were sitting on the side … Continue reading Happiness is a choice – part 2
उसने मुझसे कहा की, "मैं कवि तो नहीं, मगर किसी की कविता ज़रूर बनना चाहती हूं।" तब मैंने मन ही मन में सोचा की, " अगर किसीने मुझे अपनी कविता बनाना ही ना चाहा तो? तभी अंदर से एक आवाज़ आई, "ये कहां लिखा है की तुम खुदके लिए कविता नहीं लिख सकते? ये कहां … Continue reading Be your own poetry!
We should find 'good' in every goodbye. Because it is necessary to let go of something that's not worth keeping, that's killing your soul. That is leaving you clueless about yourself. That is making you feel worthless or hard to love. I know your heart aches while kissing goodbye, but remember, it will ache more … Continue reading Find ‘good’ in goodbye!
To my younger self, I'm now in a completely different time and space.But I want you to know a few crucial things anyways. I wish I could have known some of the things that I know now.I wish I could tell you about what, why, and how. I wish you had known about the people … Continue reading To my younger self
Most of us had some points in our life where we felt like giving up, where it felt like everything is crumbling down to ashes, where it felt like our world is slowly and gradually collapsing, where life felt so cruel to us. every day felt like doomsday. every word, every action felt so heavier, … Continue reading Something that breaks you, makes you stronger!
We put a lot of importance on creating memories. We want to capture and record every special moment of our life. People say, ' when nothing remains, memories do'. So we put a huge emphasis on the positive role of memories. But isn't it the same memory that drags us into negativity? One of my … Continue reading Nothing is more paradoxical than memories!
For many, home refers to a place where they've spent their childhood or where they've lived with their parents.But for me, home is a feeling!Home is your comforting place.Home is something that you carry within yourself. For many, home means another "special person".But for me, home means being "own kind of special" with yourself.Home is … Continue reading Home within!
Whenever we ask people, "how do they want to be remembered, most of them will reply with something really big, something really great in the eyes of society. Most of us want to become great scientist, great inventor, successful entrepreneur, celebrity, popular sportsperson, etc so that people can remember us. Earlier in my childhood, I … Continue reading How do you want to be remembered?
Arthur Ashe is the only black male to have won Wimbledon. He was the winner of three grand slams.Once, he had a heart attack, and to recover from it he did a bypass surgery. During the blood transfusion process, he got infected with AIDS due to the contaminated blood he received. Later on, he announced … Continue reading Happiness is a choice
Every now and then we vituperate our life by saying that it has never been fair enough to us. We hold our past within us that is hurtful, cruel, and sometimes traumatic. once in a while we visit our past in our head and replay all the moments that once hurt us, that once tried … Continue reading The strength in our scars
Life is the greatest teacher. All the following lessons I've learned either from my closest friends, family members or through experience. I'm happy to share it with you.Here we go. 1)The person who hurts you, is hurt himself/ herself.Many times, we encounter a situation where a person hurts us by saying bitter words or by … Continue reading 7 life lessons I didn’t learn in school.
The recent 6 hours long outage of social media services like Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp has made the world realize that how dependent we are on these platforms and the internet. This is a live example of how mere six hours can change a lot. People become anxious at this because they were cut off … Continue reading What social media giants don’t tell you about?