Body-Shaming: Beauty comes in all shapes and forms

Body-shaming – an issue I hold close to my heart and am vocal about. Apologetically vocal. We all encounter body-shamers in our day-to-day lives – the nosy aunt feeling you must lose some weight to become a good marriage material, or the husband passing a nasty jibe, the over friendly colleague teasing you about your…

Take a break!

I have been a regular gym goes ever since 2014. I have made friends for life at the gym. It is the one place that I never get bored of. Yet, I take breaks from exercising. Over the years I have come to realize the importance of taking breaks. Over the years I have become…

Get money-wise in the festive season

In India the festive season commences starting September – Ganesh Chaturthi, followed by Diwali, followed by Dussehra, Christmas and finally New Year! Phew! These four months of the year are the most happening in terms of activities and joy, while also being the most draining financially. While the world cherishes in the festive spirit, my…

Time for a son-rise

The newspapers and news channels are full of disturbing headlines on the ever increasing brutalization of women. Media, social activists, youth leaders, politicians, and lawmakers are crying hoarse for fast track courts, stringent laws, increased patrolling and more. Some go a step further and decide that girls should follow the protocol of dressing, walking and…

STOP! Don’t shop till you drop.

Of late my observation of my own shopping pattern has left me overwhelmed. My shopping trend, online shopping to be precise, has been like the first part of the bell curve! I have been buying far too many titbits than before. It’s not that I am a miser or do not indulge myself. But what…