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Understanding the Quiet Ones

We all know someone in our respective circles who would prefer a quiet weekend reading books, someone who often makes an excuse when asked to join an …

Meet the couple who quit their jobs to embark on a transformational journey

Most of us fantasize about quitting our day jobs to listen to our inner calling – to pick our bags, jump on a caravan and head on a spontaneous …

Love as a way of Life

Love is the universe for me … I experience it in the smallest and the most infinite forms , separately and yet intertwined. For when my mother cooks …

THE SECOND TIME YOU FALL IN LOVE

<b>“Because love is not instagram to always show you in the best possible light. It is messy and ugly like the unfiltered snap chats you send your best</b> …

An Unspoken Relation

14th of February 2016. Almost 2:00 a.m, late night I wrapped study and thought of retiring to bed.<p>After the whole tiresome day I almost went to …

A Love that Transforms, Transports and Transcends.

Having grown in a broken home (as in always getting caught in the cross fire of two ever-fighting parents), I always wondered (to the point of having …

Zen and the art of soul love

I once read online that John Lennon, the author of the song “<i>All you need is love</i>” was a horrible person. He abused his two wives and mistreated his …

Coping with Decision Fatigue

As each year comes to an end there is an innate tendency to reflect at the year that’s just about to say “Good Bye”. <b>Each “Good Bye” takes us to a</b> …

Breakupology: The 7 Stages

Undressed my heart<p>Baring the labyrinth of pain,<p>Of memories that wash-up<p>To the shores of my conscious mind<p>A dagger with a poison tip<p>Dripping venom of …

Love thy “Inner Child”

<i>In a dark dingy room, down the mucky stairs,</i><p><i>I open the creaky door, to find a little kid lost and scared.</i><p><i>I ask her to come out but she seems doubtful</i> …

In Love with the idea of Love

Our brains work in weird mysterious ways. Always coming up with cocktails of mysterious thoughts, perceived realities and unreal illusions. If this …

Not the knight in a shining armor or the dainty damsel

The concept of ‘perfect’ and ‘ideal’ is ever so enchanting for many us to chase after. A perfect home, an ideal job, a textbook definition life, a …

Relationship Revolution! Urban India Is Getting Ready For Change

<b>Urban Indians are looking for more from relationships, beyond ticking the boxes of appearance or community. Let’s find out what!</b><p>It is common to hear, …

The Comedy in my Divorce – Part II

As I continue to take you into my journey while the comedy is on (here is The Comedy in my Divorce PART 1, in case you missed it), there are these …

The anatomy of infidelity –Part 1

Oscar Wilde once quipped, “The one charm about marriage is that it makes a life of deception absolutely necessary for both the parties”.<p>This alone …

The Comedy In My Divorce – Part 1

This post is not with any intent of ranting but just with pure intentions of making it light for me and all those who face the same music. I took my …

Freedom To Live My Choices: A Doctor & Army Wife Recounts Her Experiences

<b>A doctor who is also an army wife recounts her experiences of being judged each time for her choices. Yet, she chose her freedom at the end of the</b> …

The Freedom Verse For The Single Woman In India

<b>Single woman in India is not ‘qualified’ to do a number of things as per our traditions. Yet, being single can also mean freedom.</b><p>(<i>This post is part</i> …

Being A Differently Abled Woman Is Not About Compromise

<b>When it comes to romance and relationships, or anything else in life, why is a differently abled woman urged to ‘compromise’?</b><p>(This post is part of a …

I Am What I Am, Not What You Want Me To Be

<b>To be who you are is a journey that begins with self-doubt but ends in embracing oneself. A beautiful story of self acceptance.</b><p>(<i>This post is part of</i> …

The importance of being vulnerable

Vulnerability in this world is avoided like plague. We so detest revealing ourselves to the world and more so to our partners. The idea of holding …

Contests

Last Date – 13th August 2015<p>True Stories have the power to inspire, touch, heal, connect and teach. <b>SoulCafe</b> in collaboration with <b>Women’sWeb</b> invites …

The “Wabi-Sabi” Love – Celebrating Cracks, Imperfections and Creating Mosaics

It was a hectic couple of weeks put up in a hotel room, during an official trip. One morning after breakfast at the hotel restaurant, I picked up …

Go on the highway to heaven-on-earth!

Typically, I find relationship posts funny, like –<i>“How to build strong life-long relationships?”</i> or perhaps – <i>“How to find and keep romance alive in a</i> …

Scuba diving, Onions and Relationships – Connecting the Dots

<b><br>Movie</b>– Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara,<p><b>Scene</b> – Scuba Diving<p><b>Katrina Kaif</b> (Scuba diving instructor) says – <i>“Your life is gonna change after this”</i><p><b>Hrithik Roshan</b> …

Music – The Litmus Test for Shared Values

<i>Have you ever wondered – what is it about music that sometimes connects us to a total stranger? What’s it about music that connects us across</i> …

Finding Your Soulmate: It’s Tough But We’re Ready To Explore New Ways!

<b>From meeting for the first time at the wedding, Indian women and men are now finding their own mates. Here’s a look at what creating your own</b> …

The Journey of “Finding Yourself”

<i>This article tries to explore the concept of “Individuation” , taking characters from the movies as examples. This process of transformation is</i> …

Cinderella and her not so “happily ever after” life

<i>If my name was Cinderella, you could be the prince</i><p><i>I could wear my sparkling prom dress,</i><p><i>We could fall in love the moment our eyes meet</i><p><i>If my name was</i> …

Love Needs Reminding

<i>Each day we need a reminder</i><p><i>that we are loving and are being loved</i><p><i>A sweet note saying</i><p><i>All is well.</i><p>We all are capable of love. There’s nothing more …