The Opinionated Girl

If you felt The Indian Matchmaking was a little too harsh on Aparna, let me give you a reality check – Indian men and families would seldom like someone as opinionated as her. People who’ve not watched the Indian Matchmaking show on Netflix, I’d recommend you guys not to but there’s a character in there … Continue reading The Opinionated Girl

The Indian Matchmaking

I watched the dreadful show on Netflix called Indian Matchmaking. It made me roll my eyes and grunt more than usual. I had a disgust look most of the time while watching the show except for Vyasar Ganesan. He took my heart away. The show depicts the harsh truth of Indian communities of arrange marriages. … Continue reading The Indian Matchmaking

Societal Version of Ugly

While growing up, I had this inferiority complex about the way I look. I was fat, not fair, short and everything that’s not ‘right’ as per the societal guidelines. Let’s talk about my genetics, my father was plump, bald and short. My mother was wheatish and not very fair, slim but short. Now, I being … Continue reading Societal Version of Ugly

Depression is Real

Last few weeks, rather months have been really tough for the citizens of the globe. Pandemic, cyclone, unemployment etc. has taken a toll on a lot of lives. I sympathize with everyone who are suffering and kudos to all those who are striving hard to overcome this. One of the news on the suicide investigation … Continue reading Depression is Real

Egg’s Sunny Side Up – Self Story with a Bang

This year’s Blogging Theme for the A to Z April Challenge for Chaoticsoulzzz is Food Fiction. Today, E is for Egg's Sunny Side Up. In the middle of a pandemic the only concern Maya had, "What to eat?" She told Rudra about the lock down and he told her not to worry, he will manage … Continue reading Egg’s Sunny Side Up – Self Story with a Bang

Love-story 1

It all began when I joined my tenth standard classes. I was naive, believed in love stories and believed that there is a knight in shining armor for me who will come and sweep me off and make me forget my past. Well the past isn't a love story, it is just that I have … Continue reading Love-story 1

Rape: A New Indian Culture

There's ample of blogs, vlogs, videos and articles out there about rape. Everyone is trying to create some awareness, but trust me it is all going in vain. Everytime there's a rape case that's been highlighted by media, there's a rigour and anger in us. A lot of us walk the street with candles and … Continue reading Rape: A New Indian Culture

Secrets that people with Depression keep from their Friends

Living with depression is not as easy as we think it is. In India, depression is not something people talk about. It, like every other psychological disorder is treated and talked about in a closed room and a hushed voice. Depression is not something that can be easily diagnosed. There are symptoms but seeking professional … Continue reading Secrets that people with Depression keep from their Friends

Monsoon In Mumbai: Yayy or Nay?

“Mumbai transforms to a different city when monsoon arrives. The hot and humid city suddenly becomes the most beautiful place in the world.” I have heard half the crowd in my office say this. I can’t agree less, but I don't agree completely. The South Mumbai, where the ocean is, becomes serene. That place is … Continue reading Monsoon In Mumbai: Yayy or Nay?

Chapter 29 | Vacation Goals

It was her second morning in Goa. Maya woke up to room service whom she had informed a night before to wake her up at 8 in the morning. She thanked the room service guy and locked the door. She stood at the balcony and took in the Goa beach breeze. She felt a lot … Continue reading Chapter 29 | Vacation Goals

Marital Rape: Short Story

SERIOUS PLEA: Honestly, read it only if you have time. Read it till the end, people! “Hello” said Maya on the phone. “How are you?” replied her mother. Maya wiped her tears and said, “Yeah Ma, I am fine. How are you?” “I am fine. Are you planning to come to Mumbai this month?” replied … Continue reading Marital Rape: Short Story

Annoying Things That Recruiters Do

Did you ever go to a job interview through consultancy services? Have I ever? Always! I started off my career working as a job consultant. The job profile was pretty simple – Call and arrange people for interviews. Sounds easy? It wasn’t. Not a lot of people back then were looking for BPO jobs as … Continue reading Annoying Things That Recruiters Do

Book Review: Just The Way You Are | Sanjeev Ranjan

I received the copy of this book from the author Sanjeev Ranjan, for an honest review. Hence, my review is completely unbiased and honest. My first impression of the name of the book and book cover was pretty amazing as I expected a lot of romance from this book. I loved the colors used in … Continue reading Book Review: Just The Way You Are | Sanjeev Ranjan

Har Har Mahadev

"A man becomes a Mahadev, only when he fights for good. A Mahadev is not born from his mother's womb. He is forged in the heat of battle, when he wages a war to destroy evil. Har Har Mahadev - All of us are Mahadev." — Amish Tripathi The Lost Soul aka my BFF asked … Continue reading Har Har Mahadev

Chapter 25 |  Soul Mate and Chai

Maya was shocked and delighted to see Shyama. Not her twin sister but her soul mate. Shyama and Maya were best friends for years, but time took them apart. At the lobby, Shyama was standing with her luggage wearing a black shirt and jeans and an army patched jacket. Maya and Shyama hugged each other … Continue reading Chapter 25 |  Soul Mate and Chai

Track Tales: Chapter One

Introduction to this series is available HERE. Friday morning is one of the most loved days by the local commuters. The compartment was getting crowded with every minute. Ladies were talking with the other ladies. Some were claiming seats, while some were playing Candy crush on their phones. A few women on the door were … Continue reading Track Tales: Chapter One

Tea Lovers: Perfect Gifting Options

Hello All, Welcome to my A to Z April Challenge, 2016 – Day 20: T Theme: Relationship Summary: 9 Gifts that every Tea Lover would love. Tea lovers are a special kind of people. They are the one who love tea at the oddest hours. I am one of them and trust me the below … Continue reading Tea Lovers: Perfect Gifting Options

Just In Time

Hello All, Welcome to my A to Z April Challenge, 2016 – Day 10 : J Theme: Relationship Summary: A Short story yet again of Maya and how she did something that will make her proud always. Maya was nervous. There were butterflies in her tummy doing somersaults. She got another text – ‘We will meet … Continue reading Just In Time

I am in Love…

Hello All, Welcome to my A to Z April Challenge, 2016 – Day 9: I Theme: Relationship Summary: A very-very-very short story/conversation between a daughter and mother. It’s all about Love. “I am in love...” Maya told to her mother. Her mother was very happy to know that Maya was in love. Maya’s mother had … Continue reading I am in Love…

Everything About My Love Life

Hello All, Welcome to my A to Z April Challenge, 2016 – Day 5: E Theme: Relationship Summary: This post has some intimate details. It’s a personal blog post and completely suits my Theme. ((Wink, Wink)) I had three topics in mind while deciding for the Day 5 of A to Z Challenge, however, I … Continue reading Everything About My Love Life