Running Away From Them

Running away from your problems is generally considered a bad thing but the reality is that your environment and the people around you have a huge impact on your life. And often, creating space and giving yourself time away is the best way to gain perspective. But if you’re human, then there’s a good chance... Continue Reading →

My growth was slow, but I learnt a lot within a short span of time

When I entered teenage, it felt like I'd get rid of all the negativity that had haunted me for more than a decade . But little did I know, things would actually turn worse. I started developing social anxiety, but had to pretend as if things were completely normal. A gnawing hollowness gradually started developing... Continue Reading →

The Fear Of Being Vulnerable

What scares you the most? What has living in the shadow of its avoidance taught you? I’m afraid of stray dogs; of phone calls; of dying a slow and painful death; of living a slow and painful life; of aggressive drunks that scream threats at me when I ignore their slurs as I walk a... Continue Reading →

A True Adult

How can one classify a true adult?  Many people directly attribute age to adulthood.  The problem with this methodology becomes evident when you discuss the topic with various people of different cultural backgrounds.  If you ask each of them what age they believe constitutes the point at which a person progresses from childhood into adulthood,... Continue Reading →

Being Broken… Open…

Being broken isn’t a bad thing. Being broken happens to us constantly. We are exposed to traumas, toxic situations, and life events that ultimately shape our being. We experience times of being and feeling broken, where we are thrown off course because this is the beauty, as fucked up as it is, that is life. This... Continue Reading →

Thoughts on Sharing, Guilt And Giving

There’s a terrible choreography that only the wealthy know, and which they teach to their children, and which is kept secret. You’re in your car or your taxi or your auto-rickshaw, and a figure appears by one side, palms outstretched, pleading for your generosity. You run a quick, inhumane scan for need — are they... Continue Reading →

In The Gust

I know, rather, I feel that we have come to a certain point. An emotion has rolled over me that tells me one thing; we are growing apart. It’s happened before, and so many other times. I guess it is what people do; they find each other, and then for some reason, they lose each... Continue Reading →

Teenage

When I entered the room, it felt like a whole new world. New faces, new things and a new place. I slowly chipped in to my new place, my bag placed to my left. I kept staring at the students around, each in casuals, and wearing a wide, genuine smile. Each one was a part... Continue Reading →

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