Eating Disorder Awareness #2 | Ambalika

The last week of February is observed as eating disorder awareness week, highlighting its importance in the current scene. It is observed to educate people on eating disorders, make it normal among people of different age groups and encourage people to participate as they are, and not how they should be. Eating disorder is the second deadliest mental illness and thus the major goal of … Continue reading Eating Disorder Awareness #2 | Ambalika

Living in a World of Hope | Kritika

There comes a point in our lives where we feel nothing is going our way and the “surprise” in the quote, “Life has a way of surprising us”, is DEFINITELY not the kind of surprise we wanted. And things seem to go from bad to worse to worst to “this cannot be happening with me right now”. And what might seem like a short duration … Continue reading Living in a World of Hope | Kritika

The Female Scientist | Lavanya

February 11th is the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, launched in 2015. But wonder why there is a need to allot a specific day for women’s contribution to science. It was launched to bring women from shadows to spotlights, to raise awareness of, and achieve gender parity. In education and scientific participation of women and girls in the world. While there has … Continue reading The Female Scientist | Lavanya

The Forgotten Treasure | Sukhada

Books are a source of immense knowledge. They are full of emotions, life lessons, hardships, civilizations and much more. They have been with us in many forms. Right from scriptures written on the walls of monuments to a digital book, the art of storytelling has travelled a long way.  Samuel Johnson writes, and I quote, “A writer only begins a book. A reader finishes it.” … Continue reading The Forgotten Treasure | Sukhada

International Boost your Self-Esteem Month | Jahnvi

February is International Boost your Self-Esteem Month and before I even attempt to boost your self-esteem, I would like to tell you what is self-esteem. Simply put, it is how you worth yourself. Many factors define your self-esteem and according to Very Well Mind these are the following: Self-confidence Feeling of security Identity Sense of belonging Feeling of competence But why is self-esteem important? It … Continue reading International Boost your Self-Esteem Month | Jahnvi

Dealing with Selfish People | Atray

“I expect you to be there when I need you.” It’s all good to hear this at first but the problem arises when it is a one-sided rule. However, when the time comes to reciprocate, they vanish. We have always been taught to help the needy. It goes without saying that we should always be there for our loved ones, right? But let’s admit it, … Continue reading Dealing with Selfish People | Atray

With Love comes Pain | Jatin

To Rockstar, Calling you a movie would be a gross understatement. Calling you an experience would be incomplete too. You are something so real and deep that even after a whole decade; you make us feel things that no other movie has ever made us feel. In the innocent eyes of Janardhan, we all saw our naïve reflection, untouched from the feeling of love, hurt … Continue reading With Love comes Pain | Jatin

Gratitude is Contagious | Ambalika

Try looking around yourself today and pause for a moment. You will find enough reasons to feel positive and express tremendous gratitude. The life that you have, the people that surround you and the memories you make whatsoever, is all a measure to feel positive and appreciated at all your highs and lows. We often express gratitude by thanking people or by simply gifting something … Continue reading Gratitude is Contagious | Ambalika

Adoption gives Wings | Ambalika

Even today, adopting a kid in an Indian household is not considered an ideal set-up. It is either considered to be an alternative or helpless. And unfortunately, it is neither of them. A biological child would give you the same happiness as the one who is adopted. A child is a child at the end of the day and it all depends on how much … Continue reading Adoption gives Wings | Ambalika

International Day of Tolerance | Rohit

TOLERANCE can either make a man or break one.  We have always been told by our parents that we need to tolerate and we always asked ourselves why? Why tolerate an urge, why tolerate an irritating cousin, why tolerate eating that dish I hate? Toleration has always been a part of our life. Even today we are tolerating someone or something and have been pretty … Continue reading International Day of Tolerance | Rohit

Importance of Identity | Atray

We wake up, the day begins, we complete repetitive yet necessary chores, the day ends and we fall asleep. The same story happens all over again the next day and we, sometimes, tend to forget about our emotions and robotically, simply tend to focus on the next task and then the next one and so the cycle continues. It’s highly probable to feel distant with … Continue reading Importance of Identity | Atray

Plans don’t Always Work | Kritika

Plans, something we all make before we put things into action. Be it a rough outline of how you’ll spend your weekend or a detailed hour by hour breakdown of that perfect dream vacation. There is hardly anything we do without making a plan. A daily list, weekly to-do, monthly goals, yearly goals, 5-year goals. We all strategically plan and organize our to-do or to-achieve … Continue reading Plans don’t Always Work | Kritika

Love Never Dies | Jatin

Not every love story has a happy ending. Not every love story lasts forever. That doesn’t mean the love wasn’t real, or the people were flawed. Sometimes, love only exists to teach you something. The day I confessed to you and you hugged me to say that you loved me too, that day I thought that this was it. This is my endgame. You are … Continue reading Love Never Dies | Jatin

Importance of Good Parenting | Ambalika

We are born in this world; we reach our teenage years and then finally grow up. The people who play the most important part in our lives are our parents. If your family or primarily your parents are toxic or are the ones who don’t really get you, it is traumatizing. You smile, play, laugh and do all the activities that gauge your attention but … Continue reading Importance of Good Parenting | Ambalika

Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness | Shalini

The ability to bear children is God’s gift to women. Something to be cherished. Pregnancy is a revelation; it is a journey and like any journey, it has its ups and downs. Also, like any journey, your pregnancy experiences are unique. No two pregnancies are the same. Any woman who has had 2 or more children will tell you that each of their pregnancies has … Continue reading Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness | Shalini

Mental Health Awareness | Atray

There’s a time in your life when you don’t feel the need to ponder over your mental condition. It’s all fun and games when everything’s going well. However, as one grows, it’s inevitable to face the ups and downs of life. That is when one realizes mental health is as important as physical health and it’s needed to be taken care of actively. There’s a … Continue reading Mental Health Awareness | Atray

Consistency in Change | Shalini

The only thing consistent in this world is change. Think about it……… The only thing that we can be sure of is that everything will change, it is constantly changing. We are changing…. Growing older, more understanding or maybe even less understanding (depending on a lot of factors) change is the only thing that we know will definitely happen. Look around yourself, what is a … Continue reading Consistency in Change | Shalini