Category Mistral Moments
Of Beauty, Barbie and Granny Hair
Being confident about oneself means not finding the need to make proclamations about loving one’s body or such! Where is the need to justify anything? The confidence should be speaking for itself.
Information Overload could be creating clueless mini-adults
Information overload can adversely affect children in more ways than one, mainly robbing them of their innocence.
The naming game
The way giants from various fields have been ignored in favour of the Gandhi family while naming national assets makes one wonder if they should have changed their last names to be counted!
Keep that spark alive, girls!
When there is a spark inside you, it will burst forth into a flame one day, no matter your social standing or circumstances. The idea is to light that spark, stoke it and not let it get extinguished.
Is ‘big fat’ a status symbol?
Gifting has now become a crazy game of catch-me-if-you-can, where the sentiment behind the gift is lost in the competition to show off. Weren’t gifts supposed to be something to be selected lovingly, given with a lot of love and cherished?
Of hypocrisy, selfishness, cowardice and more…
We have double standards and are very choosy about whom we defend, for we are hypocrites. It has a name : Selective outrage.
Why illiteracy is not a big deal in India
There are many jobs and professions in our country that can be practised without a formal degree, licence or even basic education. What is more, they pay well. Is that why education and literacy are not considered important enough?
Wake up please!
The government had better wake up and fast but it seems to be in deep slumber and lost in wonderful dreams of a victory in its much touted War on Terror. It obviously thinks that by just giving statements and visiting victims in hospitals after every terror attack it can gain ‘victory’.
Freedom struggle of another kind
As we prepare to celebrate yet another edition of Independence Day, take a look at a young boy’s coming to terms with freedom lost and regained. A lesson for us too…