Life

Trust Me, You should Avoid the Phrase – “Trust Me”

  “Do not trust a person who says Trust Me.” Acclaimed poet Jayant Mohapatra said these words when he visited my college back in 2013. I was a novice media professional then and had a different kind of attitude, typical of people in their early years. I made it a point to remember this one… Continue reading Trust Me, You should Avoid the Phrase – “Trust Me”

Gender Violence

Distorted Mythology and How it Fosters Gender Violence

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oKn-ABEX_7s   I went to watch the movie ‘Mom’ yesterday, on my mom’s insistence. The Sridevi fan that she is, I had no option but to give her what she wanted. Or else she’d have reminded me of how I did not let her watch ‘Kaabil’ which ultimately my brother got from his friend and… Continue reading Distorted Mythology and How it Fosters Gender Violence

friends · Love

I Got My Childhood Friend Back, for a Few Moments

  “There is nothing like the power of unrequited love. Unlike other forms of love, it is not shared. It’s mine and mine alone!” Cheesy dialogue it is. However, the other day while I was watching this epic scene from the movie “Ae Dil Hai Mushkil” where Shah Rukh Khan poignantly depicts the pain of… Continue reading I Got My Childhood Friend Back, for a Few Moments

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Rendered Unemployed? Party! No, seriously! You are the Winner

You got a chance to be your own self and finally do what you saw others doing. I completed my first series of assignments with the company which threw me out today. It’s been more than a month of my being laid off. Or fired. Whatever you call it, since I was prepared and had… Continue reading Rendered Unemployed? Party! No, seriously! You are the Winner

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In Defense of Love Amidst A Cacophony of Marriage 

“Let me not to the marriage of true minds admit impediments. Love is not love which alters when it alteration finds,  Or bends with the remover to remove: O, no! It is an ever fixed mark,  That looks on tempests and is never shaken....” Shakespeare was not really giving any details about love in the… Continue reading In Defense of Love Amidst A Cacophony of Marriage 

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“It was the Best of Times, it was the Worst of Times!”

Don't let it turn you into something worst. It feels weird to be laid off. But, you got to stand up. My experiences and lessons from my last work place. “It was the Best of Times, it was the Worst of Times!” @jha_neha https://medium.com/@justneha.jha/it-was-the-best-of-times-it-was-the-worst-of-times-3242e3dcd0d Let me know what you think of it. Or if you… Continue reading “It was the Best of Times, it was the Worst of Times!”