Mental Health, Motivation, Relationships, Such is life, The Folks

How to address Mental Health of senior citizens in India #CauseAChatter

“Child is the father of man” ~ William Wordsworth. I can still clearly recall how animatedly George Sir, our English teacher in school, explained the meaning of this beautiful idiom to us. Although my amateur mind couldn’t entirely fathom the deep meaning hidden behind those words back then, I’m fairly certain that now I can.… Read More How to address Mental Health of senior citizens in India #CauseAChatter

Blogging, GenderTalks, India, Movie Talks, Such is life

5 Progressive Movies That Broke Gender Stereotypes #CauseAChatter

We Indians are passionate movie lovers. Our lives, memories and even thoughts find relevance with some movie we liked or disliked. We laugh, cry, dream and achieve vicariously through its characters. We celebrate our success in any sport as much onscreen as off it. Movies bind us together a nation. However, has the influence that… Read More 5 Progressive Movies That Broke Gender Stereotypes #CauseAChatter

Blogging, Blogging Challenge, Love, Movie Talks, Relationships, Such is life, Writing

Does every love story need a closure? #30ColoursOfLove #Love

I’m a diehard romantic and my voracious appetite for all-things-love has been liberally supplemented with sumptuous helpings of Yash Chopra movies since childhood. A love story has a way of touching the deepest corners of our heart in the most intimate way. When Shahrukh Khan spread his arms wide in DDLJ and proclaimed ‘Come…fall in… Read More Does every love story need a closure? #30ColoursOfLove #Love

Blogging, Blogging Challenge, Fiction, Kids, Mumbai, School days, Story-telling, Such is life

My Life Around Books #StoryTellersBlogHop

“Chetan Bhagat ka book ekdum superhit hai Sir! Aur bhi hain, dekhoge?” I urged to the suited man before he disinterestedly rolled up his car window and sped off. I chided myself for deserting my father’s book stall and following the usual herd to the traffic signal in hope of some quick sale. He would… Read More My Life Around Books #StoryTellersBlogHop

GenderTalks, India, Kids, Mothers, Parenting, Sharing views, Such is life, Women

Are you teaching gender-based trust or distrust? #CauseAChatter

“Are you a feminist?” a friend asked me when I was in college. I didn’t know what it meant back then and am not exactly certain even now. However, I candidly answered that I believe in women standing up for them and owning their identity. Any other definition of feminism is perhaps agenda-driven. Since then… Read More Are you teaching gender-based trust or distrust? #CauseAChatter