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Illusion of perfection

Illusion of perfection

We are all gauging each other’s actions as per what we think is the right way to exist. Woven with intricate relationships we all are simply walking on pins and needles. I try to survive on my own terms and focus all my energies on myself. I do not want to be someone else’s ‘version […]

Ban…

Ban…

  Every other year I impose a shopping ban on myself. So I do not shop for even a hairpin in that year (I am obviously not talking about the essentials – such as groceries). The max I have gone with the ban is 3 years straight. I must tell […]

Book Reviews. 2017. 2

Book Reviews. 2017. 2

  Reviewing books that I read in 2017. 6. Death by black hole – Neil deGrasse Tyson This book is a collection of essays that Tyson wrote for Natural History magazine over a ten year period, on a variety of subjects related to science and scientific inquiry. Tyson’s perspective and his voice […]

Greed

Greed

Is greed just about money or materialistic things? or greed is also wanting more and more from life, going through fear of missing out or wanting every.single.thing.and.experience.in.every.single.shape.and.size? I feel greed can be for many things like knowledge, learning, helping, growth, progress, improvement, betterment. If the past generations were content with […]

Fashion 1 0 1 : Part 5

Fashion 1 0 1 : Part 5

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Careless production and endless consumption- I did a part-time fashion designing course from Pune, India. I used to sew my own salwar kameezes for a few years. Sewing is a time-consuming task, it is physically challenging too – it would give me a lot of […]

Fashion 1 0 1: Part 4

Fashion 1 0 1: Part 4

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Why do we buy so much? Because we associate happiness with owning more. They call it ‘the retail therapy’. However therapy is something that fixes us for life, therapy is treatment – therapy cannot be something that gives momentary pleasure, so chocolates or retail cannot be […]