Why Too Much Success is Overwhelming (Sometimes)

Over the last two or three weeks, I have made a conscious effort to make my life better. I’ve been thinking happier thoughts, I’ve been more charismatic and easygoing around my friends, and I’ve done everything I possibly could to make my life better. And it’s been working! Two days ago, my friend and I won the city semifinals of a quiz competition, and won … Continue reading Why Too Much Success is Overwhelming (Sometimes)

Being Independent

I am no bird; and no net ensnares me; I am a free human being with an independent will. — Charlotte Bronte Why Being Independent Matters So Much It boosts your confidence. Independence and the ability to hold yourself high is a big boost to your self-confidence and self-esteem. To most, the idea that they don’t need to depend on someone else for their own … Continue reading Being Independent

Women in India-Then and Now. – Site Title

-written by ANATHIII Of all of the rich G20 nations, India has been labelled as the worst place to be a woman. But, how is this possible in a country that prides itself on being the world’s largest functioning democracy? The fact that we’ve had a female president and a prime minister means very little to the everyday scenarios faced by Indian women. Even with … Continue reading Women in India-Then and Now. – Site Title

Lemme get comfy for a second

Before you start reading, take two minutes to fill up this survey. School has been bittersweet for the last one week. Actually, most just bitter and cloudy, with intermittent rays of hope and joy during basketball class and TV time. This whole last week, until yesterday, I had my FIRST unit tests of 9th grade. I can’t really say that I enjoyed it, but neither … Continue reading Lemme get comfy for a second

Let’s Deal With Disappointment, Shall We?

The tension in the room is palpable. Everyone in the class is eagerly waiting for the bell to ring. 5…4…3…2…1 *ringggg* Once the teacher leaves, we all rush to the nearest bulletin board on our floor. All of us want to know whether we cleared the test, or failed. No, we weren’t looking at the results of our final exams. We were looking at the … Continue reading Let’s Deal With Disappointment, Shall We?