May All of Us Get Lost More Often

Lost. More than a word, it’s an emotion. I often considered being lost to be a dreadful situation because of the unpredictability it presented. But now I wonder: why was it so scary? The chaotic dance of thoughts in the head, the storm of confusion, the inability to choose the right path—everything makes it extremely… Continue reading May All of Us Get Lost More Often

Our Struggles Make Us Similar

I come across so many unknown faces every single day. Everyone is busy in going one way or the other. There are times when I wonder what kind of life they might be living. Their existence is huddled with problems which are a whole lot different than mine. A little girl is selling pens on… Continue reading Our Struggles Make Us Similar

Let’s Be Kind on This Journey

When I was trekking from Govindghat to Ghangaria in the Garhwal Himalayas, I came across several people heading towards the same destination. Some people passed me a smile on the way, others asked me to have the Prasad—“It will keep you strong,” they said. And no matter how far the destination was, on inquiring about the remaining… Continue reading Let’s Be Kind on This Journey

We are Always Chasing Something

We are restless beings who are chasing everything in life. We are chasing a high-paying job. We are chasing that big car. We are chasing those beauty standards. We are chasing fleeting moments of half-hearted relationships. We are chasing fame. We are chasing acceptance. We have forgotten how to stop and smell the roses growing… Continue reading We are Always Chasing Something

Don’t Make Your Life a Prison House

These mountains, gigantic and alluring, have been a perennial source of tranquillity and curiosity to me. They never cease to teach me about life. It’s strange how it’s always the farthest and tallest mountain that calls me. My feet itch to saunter on its untrodden path. My hand desires to touch the stony walls of… Continue reading Don’t Make Your Life a Prison House