I decided to set up a framework for my life. A way to always know where I am and where I am going. A quality checking decision tree that would filter my thoughts and only bother me with the ones that matter.
The irresponsible way in which pregnancies and childbirths are portrayed on TV and the naiveté with which I consumed them lead me to discover the hilarious, shocking, and mind-boggling lies TV perpetuated when I became pregnant.
Adulthood is going to be equal parts exciting and perplexing. As I turn 30, here are 20 pieces of advice I can give you to make this treacherous decade a tiny bit easier to navigate.
The choreography is so intense in these songs that you can do a full-body workout by dancing to them everyday. They might be colourless but they’re full of life.
Our outrage is not selective. It is contextual. When you feel outraged, sit down, take a deep breath, and analyse why you don’t feel the same level of anger for objectively wrong things like murder, rape, genocide, wars.
On paper, the idea of paying Rupees 169/mo for the ability to borrow as many as 10 books at a time, seems awesome. But the reality is that the KU catalog is limited, basic, and has pages and pages of literary drivel. To a regular reader, a KU subscription seems worthless. But is it?
I hadn’t started ‘travelling’ in the spiritual sense of the word until about five years ago. I assumed this lack of experience was serving me well during the corona lockdown because I hadn’t caught the travel-withdrawal bug. An encounter with an aggressive bird made me realise that there are parts of travel that I do miss – like learning whether the birds in the new city are bigger jerks than the ones back home.