What's in a name? A lot, actually!

Tell me how would you feel if your name made you uncomfortable just by an innocent mention of it? This might sound a bit too far fetched to you but I can tell from experience that it can happen. Let me explain. In India, naming is not simply a matter of choice but a whole ceremony of its own and a big one at that. Now, there are self-explanatory names such as Arjun Gupta or Geeta Sharma which are pretty common and known to mostly everyone here. But unfortunately, my kind of name is hard to come by and so it is not only misunderstood but also frowned upon as a result. Throughout my school years, I have tried hard to explain the meaning of those two words that were gifted to me at birth. For example: a new teacher would enter class and start taking introductions to kill time. Each student would rise up at his/her place and speak out their names (and stuff) loudly. And so it would go on; one after another; all their generic names they would pronounce and everyone 

4 Memories You Can't Live Ever Again

Every once in a while you must take a heavy dosage of nostalgia and I will tell you why. Because, according to Scientific American, nostalgia serves a positive function , improving mood and possibly mental health. In this post, I am going to describe those thrilling days of yesteryear. Memories that are crystal clear in my head but I cannot replicate them in real life anymore, for one reason or another. Animax I still remember the first (proper) anime I had seen. Titled Toward The Terra it was set in a distant future when humankind came to the dire conclusion that war and pollution had rendered life on Earth unfeasible. Animax was the only channel that aired anime the same day as they were broadcasted in Japan. We used to sing along with the openings and endings they were that good. But, sadly, in 2017, it was discontinued entirely in India. Despite that, I feel incredibly lucky to have watched shows like Inuyasha, Fullmetal Alchemist, Beelzebub, Gurren Lagann, Black Butler, and many

5 Women Who Are Changing The World

Have you ever noticed that men get way more recognition than women for very often the same kind of job? For instance: English chemist Rosalind Franklin made pioneering studies on the structure of DNA. However, her contributions were largely ignored, at least until her death, while her male counterparts went on to win the Nobel Prize. There are many more stories like hers. In this post, therefore, I would like to point out the names of five women who are changing the world by their respective fields. Because, why realize the importance of someone when they are gone? Why not when they are present? Politics: Jacinda Ardern The prime minister of New Zealand is one of the most sane leaders in today's world. Her most recent decision to provide sanitary pads for free  has earned popular support. She has also tackled with great calm and compassion the terrorist attack in Christchurch all the while taking care of her little one. Activism: Greta Thunberg She is a young visionary girl who h