Smile & Observe | Atray

I remember, a couple of years ago, I was sitting among a few friends, we were discussing a topic that was so-not-important as I don’t even remember what it was! Anyway, things got escalated and the discussion heated up. That’s when one of our friends told us to take a deep breath and smile. I observed that smiling seemed so contagious as we all couldn’t … Continue reading Smile & Observe | Atray

Isolation: Happy yet Destructive | Rohit

Most of us at some point in life have thought about going into complete isolation where we are hiding from society and this generally happens when we see a lot of toxicity around us and we find everyone lying and cheating. Isolation is completely normal and healthy until we are not ready to accept society anymore and decide to go into a phase where we … Continue reading Isolation: Happy yet Destructive | Rohit

The Forbidden Fruit | Lavanya

Since childhood, every single thing you have been asked not to do has intrigued you. Why? What makes you want to go where you are specifically told not, or what makes you want to do things which you are forbidden from? DO NOT OPEN, every thriller movie has a similar premise, the entire story depend on the protagonist’s inclination to do the exact opposite of … Continue reading The Forbidden Fruit | Lavanya

Silence – An Unattainable Power | Rohit

In this regular mundane life. The most beautiful gift given to us by the nature, by our mother earth and the gods of the seven heavens is silence. A state of mind that is hard to achieve and almost impossible to maintain. Our small little escapes are not what I am talking about. Some people confuse mental peace with silence. Silence is different. Mental peace … Continue reading Silence – An Unattainable Power | Rohit

What Schools Teach? | Triah

As an adult whenever we think about school it makes us nostalgic and takes us on a happy journey. Having bittersweet moments. As we grow from children to adults, school plays the most important role in our life. School days are the golden days where we got many friends, enjoyed their company, shared our happy and sad moments and sometimes lunch with them, played with … Continue reading What Schools Teach? | Triah

Never Give Up – A Scam | Ambalika

The idea of never giving up and hustling to achieve what you take up is something that is sold daily to everyone, especially youngsters. As a society, we are looked down upon if we fail to achieve something that we have set as a goal for ourselves. We are constantly fed with examples of how people hustle and achieve things in life. Whereas giving up … Continue reading Never Give Up – A Scam | Ambalika

Patience Art Requires | Kritika

We are living in a time where we have the entire world at our fingertips, anything can be done with just a snap of our fingers. In a world where technology is so advanced and everything so fast-paced that you get food in a drive-through within 10 minutes. Talking to someone in a time-zone 7 hours behind happens in a blink. Learning anything and everything … Continue reading Patience Art Requires | Kritika

Growing Up – A Part of Life | Triah

Each one of us has nostalgic memories of childhood in our minds. As I listen to the song “Kho Gaye hum Kahan” remind me of the journey each of us has from childhood to adult. That is in the process of growing, sometimes, we lose our innocence. In childhood, it was less stress, less anxiety, and every day and everything felt as colourful as a … Continue reading Growing Up – A Part of Life | Triah

Rejection is not Denial | Lavanya

As an extension to the positive culture, many of us have been ‘propagandized’ with the belief that we should non- reluctantly be accepting and be affirmative. Here’s the main say from the so-called positivity books- ‘open yourself to opportunities, be affirmative. Say yes to everything and everyone. But what needs to be done is to “close the sight to senseless sights”, because we need to … Continue reading Rejection is not Denial | Lavanya

Acceptance | Atray

“Acceptance“- a word that is often seen written all over the internet. It’s a word that holds a lot of weight on its own. However, it’s important to know what it truly means, and realize it. Often people run away from new ideas, new perspectives and things that might seem different to their likings. It results in jumping to conclusions too quickly. There are people … Continue reading Acceptance | Atray

Prolonged Isolation | Atray

Hanging out with our friends and family surely gives us a sense of relief from the daily stresses of our lives. However, there are times when we want to isolate ourselves and give ourselves some personal space. Like anything else, it’s not a bad idea if done in moderation. Getting habitual to the peace and calm of the solitude can solidify itself into a prolonged … Continue reading Prolonged Isolation | Atray

Life Lessons from Chhichhore | Jatin

“Beta yeh tumhara result decide nahi karta ki tum loser ho ya nahi, tumhari koshish karti hai”. (Child, your result doesn’t decide your success, your effort does). I think almost everyone wanted to hear this from their parents at one point or the other in their life. Making Chhichhore hit every chord of human emotions so perfectly. The peer pressure movie we deserved. In the … Continue reading Life Lessons from Chhichhore | Jatin

Life: A Bewitching Tempest | Lavanya

Life is a bewitching tempest   Wherein love alone ensures conquest  Filled with intriguing moments.  Life is an amazing   Amalgam of experiences  Blending thoughts and actions,  Life presents its unique reactions.  It smiles like in a reverie   Never failing to usher in another worry,  Life is a testing puzzle   Challenging our faith and hope,  It preaches like holy Pope,  Seizing our peace and calm   It bestows the sea with placid … Continue reading Life: A Bewitching Tempest | Lavanya

Do Dreams Die with Age? | Ambalika

Do your dreams die with increasing rat race? Do you ask this question to yourself as you grow up? I am sure we do have thoughts about it sometime or the other. We are unfortunately trapped in a generation where achieving considerably huge milestones at an early age is considered to be kept at the pedestal. Someone who started a startup at an age of … Continue reading Do Dreams Die with Age? | Ambalika

OCD Awareness | Rohit

From the year 2020 as coronavirus emerged we have learnt a lot. Locked up in 4 walls, watching as the virus took many but it was an opportunity for us to grow individually and spend time with our loved ones. Though this was a boon for us. The biggest problem that people face nowadays is OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder). Being locked up has made us … Continue reading OCD Awareness | Rohit

Awareness of Choice | Triah

Being in Indian society, it is very hard to come out about your sexuality even if you have self-acceptance. You are taunted and stereotyped and whatnot. Even today so-called “open-minded” generation have a hard time accepting someone else sexuality or preference. Therefore, many stay quiet. It was quite recently I discovered the word called Demisexual. Not sure if you have heard it before. It’s the … Continue reading Awareness of Choice | Triah