Author: Rashim Aulakh

“Am I proud to be an Indian?”, Ask this question to yourself.

We are lucky to live in a country that has more than 100 different languages, spoken in various states. It is not an easy task to have people from different religions, castes and cultures live peacefully. Believe it or not, to a very large extent, India and Indians are in a very good society when it comes to communal harmony and traditions. However, one thing that the countrymen lack is – pride. The pride of calling themselves an Indian. Somehow, somewhere, deep down, people are so keen to ape the west that we are letting go of our values,...

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Caste- the most important deciding factor for marriage in India

Caste and marriage have a big relation in India. Marriage in India is nothing less than a very difficult, annoying and tiring process where it takes ages to find the “ideal person” Who is an ideal person? How do we even get to know if that person is right/wrong for us? How does a family come to a consensus about an individual to be correct for their son/daughter? Until the age of 26, I lived a happy, care-free life. Studied, partied, worked and was sure that since my father has a huge social circle, when I say that I...

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Explore the power of Trust and Positivity! Try to trust on other people and see the changes in your life!

The biggest example of trust is when our parents say something and we have blind faith in them. We never question their motive. Never! This is because we know that whatever our parents ask us to do, is in our best interest. Everyone is not a doctor, but we trust them when they give us medicines, whatever medicines they are! Similarly, we take prescriptions with illegible words to the pharmacy and then purchase the medicines that the chemist hands over to us. Everyone is not an electrician, but we trust them when they say that now there will be...

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Loving the Way you were Born and Staying Healthy!

Since centuries, there are certain stereotypes that our society has accepted, agreed to and refuses to let go. One such extremely prominent typecast is the ideal structure of an individual. Women and Men are supposed to look and dress in a certain way. I believe it is extremely unfortunate because we end up putting a lot of pressure on ourselves in order to be graciously accepted in the “society”. There are some things that people do not understand. Each individual is different. Your physical appearance is just a small fraction of your overall personality. I agree being fit and...

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When will a woman own her own house?

The day a girl takes birth; her family starts thinking about her wedding and all expenses that shall come with it. It is an appalling thought because we live in a country where goddesses are considered to be the harbingers of good luck, love, and prosperity. Since the birth of a girl child, she is constantly given a reminder that she will go to her house one day. Why do we do that? Why is the house she is born and raised in, never completely hers? A girl is expected to study, know all household chores, take care of...

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