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Nothing else can make you glow, more than the strength you show. Do what you like or don't do it, nobody should tell you what is your fit.
Nothing else can make you glow, more than the strength you show. Do what you like or don’t do it, nobody should tell you what is your fit.
You are as pretty as it can get,You don’t believe it, I bet
You think eyes should be black, not brownYou look at your nose and often frown
You think your hair should be curly not straightYou did everything possible to reduce weight
You think pimples make you look oldYou think red lipstick is way too bold
You stopped sweets long agoWith face powder, nowhere you go.
Why? Because they said so?Because they defined the beauty you know?
I believed it all when I was fifteenI tried a lot and no change was seen
Then I learnt I’m beautiful alreadyLet them criticise, I’m ready
No you don’t have to look like an hour glassNo you don’t need to resemble that magazine cover lass
No cream can make you look whiteTry liking your skin color, you might?
Nothing else can make you glowMore than the strength you show
Do what you like or don’t do itNobody should tell you what is your fit
Wear makeup or just step out like thatEat what you like; it’s okay to be fat
Obese is a problem, fat is notStained mind is a problem, skirt is not.
Little girl you are not uglyBeauty doesn’t depend on what they see
Lots of love,Another girl who is always told she’s not beautiful.
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If you want to get back to work after a break, here’s the ultimate guide to return to work programs in India from tech, finance or health sectors - for women just like you!
Last week, I was having a conversation with a friend related to personal financial planning and she shared how she had had fleeting thoughts about joining work but she was apprehensive to take the plunge. She was unaware of return to work programs available in India.
She had taken a 3-year long career break due to child care and the disconnect from the job arena that she spoke about is something several women in the same situation will relate to.
More often than not, women take a break from their careers to devote time to their kids because we still do not have a strong eco-system in place that can support new mothers, even though things are gradually changing on this front.
A married woman has to wear a sari, sindoor, mangalsutra, bangles, anklets, and so much more. What do these ornaments have to do with my love, respect, and commitment to my husband?
They: Are you married?
They: But You don’t look like it
Me: (in my Mind) Why should I?
Why is being married not enough for a woman, and she needs to look married too? I am tired of such comments in the nearly four years of being married.
I believe that anything that is forced is not right. I must have a choice. I am a living human, not a puppet. And I am not stopping anyone by not following any tradition. You are free to do whatever you like to do. But do not force others. It’s depressing.