Author: Arushi Sharma

handling breakups

9 Real Ways to Handle Break-Ups

‘I think I’ll never be able to get over her. She wasn’t perfect, Roosh. But she was mine. I miss her sarcastic comments. That small smirk on her face when she got jealous. It’s like–’ ‘Are you serious, Sayyam? Arghh! I can’t believe you fall right into it every time....

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Myths and Truths of Speed Dating

Questioning the fact why he did for what he did. Or, ‘why did she block me? I didn’t even do anything.’ Hidden in our minds, is the process to find logics to every situation, without which we won’t survive. But, is the answer really out there for you to find?...

Republic Day

Be Open to Possibilities – A Message for this Republic Day

As Einstein has pointed out that ‘we cannot expect a different result if we keep on doing the same thing over and over again’ Listening to patriotic songs and watching movies of great inspiration, blaming our leaders, political parties and the drama attached is one way to feel better about...

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Bed, Date and Beyond!

You know how they just come and go from our lives without any clue. Several days of texting and calling, without any revert backs. It’s upsetting as hell! Specially, when you’re emotionally vulnerable and prone to getting attached faster than a Bugatti! Yes, I’m referring to the current dating fads,...

Basant panchmi

The Day He came to Know

‘Life. What is it, Dada?’ ‘Umm… Take a guess dear.’ ‘I don’t know. May be its living here in Durgapur.’ ‘Oh really?’ (laughs) ‘I don’t know. Ma keeps saying we’ll go to Delhi soon. But I don’t see it happening. I know this place in and out. But I want...

Relationships in the age of Speed Dating

Relationships in the Age of Speed-Dating

The definition of romance has changed, even the kind of dating we prefer has taken a different path. Ever since I tried this online dating app, my curiosity grew more. ‘Girl meets boy’ is no longer the ideal form. It’s not like lesbian or gay couples didn’t exist earlier, but people know and accept more now. With time, ma

Makar Sakranti

Makar Sakranti

Makar Sankranti, for most of the northern regions in India, or Thai Pongal for Tamil Nadu, or Magh Bihu for Assam, or Uttarayan for Gujarat, is the festival referring to a Solar day as per the Hindu calendar, occurring in January every year. For the farmers, it is considered one of the main festivals and as India has b

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Book Review: Angel Therapy by Doreen Virtue

When Doreen began writing Angel messages and guidance for healing methods, she had a lot of unusual chocolate cravings and headaches. At first, she couldn’t understand the reason for it. When she asked angels for guidance, they told her that because she was channeling high-vibrating angelic messages for the book,...

Love is all

The Spirit of Christmas

  She heard a sound The dawn of another day ‘At last, it’s Christmas!’ ‘Let’s go kids, Go out and play!’ White all around, above and beneath. Ground covered like marinated cheese. Snowman winked, Larry got a glimpse Kayla giggled as the dog jumped on Sam, All seeming pleased. Bright...

A Christmas Close to Heart

He didn’t say..but I knew it. Something in his voice told me he’s excited. ‘I told Maii that these bunk rooms would be ready within no time. But I couldn’t do it. It’s been three years. She still has to get a visa. She’ll come soon.’ He pointed towards the...

A Week Before Christmas

A Week Before Christmas

  Wiping off the coffee marks on her table, she looked up at those rising flames. Fireplace in the front reminded her of his family. Aunt Jenna, Sarah, and Mike, Joanna, Jeremy, and Kaira. There wasn’t a single holiday that went by without their presence, in the past four years....

holiday depression

Holiday Depression

  ‘I couldn’t think of anything back then and just had to have a drink when they all left for their respective homes. I mean, I didn’t feel like going to my Mom’s. It was all too depressing after Dad died.’ Karan, 25 recalls how holidays didn’t feel like a...

Inner child healing

Inner Child Healing

  Ever wonder why all your life going from one relationship to another, you feel a constant void to be filled in? This emptiness in you waiting to be cradled, longing for your attention. We all end up just suppressing it by some or other means. Using alcohol or drugs...

And Thereby Hangs a Tale by Jeffrey Archer

Book Review: ‘And Thereby Hangs a Tale’ by Jeffrey Archer

A book compiled with many short stories, is often a good read when one doesn’t wish to go through a painstakingly long novel. For those who feel they can’t possibly develop the habit or patience for reading a book just yet, Jeffrey Archer’s ‘And thereby hangs a Tale’ proves to be the right choice. It not only has colourfully woven fifteen short stories, but since some

The Forty Rules of Love by Elif Shafak

Book Review : The Forty Rules of Love by Elif Shafak

A thriller elucidating a varying perspective on Sufism, Islamic mysticism, faith and most of all – Self Love, one finds it totally difficult to come out of the grasping visuals painted beautifully by the author herein.

Heart and Soul

Call of the Heart and Soul

Trapped in a world of obligations and expectations, he was suffocated. Every time he went to the work place, he felt like taking a U-turn. But, something stopped him every time. His own voice, in his head, echoing, ‘There’s no other way. Where will you go? You’re not financially independent....

Finding Way Back Home

Finding the Way Back Home

It was night time. Being a mother of newly born twins, she slept earlier than her husband. All her life, Priya craved for more and more. She wished to have a big house, more like a mansion with several servants working under her command. She dreamt of having a rich...

Girl with the Golden Hair

Girl with the Golden Hair

She kept running till it was dark. Finding her way out of this dark forest, she dint know how she got trapped in the first place. Life seemed so simple at first. It was a series of happenings, she recalled. Being scared wasn’t her thing but she just had to...