A woman who believes in lifting up other women. Runs on coffee, poetry, long walks, and tiramisu. Loves stand-up comedy, rerunning Friends, and making travel plans. Every year's one fix resolution is to read at least 50 books. Currently working on becoming a serious marathon runner.
The lockdown is forcing everyone to stay in their homes and while tinged with the some anxiety, talking to partners and or even plants is helpful.
Anxiety during Covid-19 is entirely natural; staying home and isolated is not as easy as it seems. Take heart, we are all in this together.
We all feel low at times, and need some handy self motivation strategies at such times. Here are 5 that have always worked for me.
An old school friend was sexually abusing a little boy right in front of me, and I called him out, because we should have zero tolerance for this.
It is a great thing that today's parents are mindful of their own needs are individuals, but we also need to be mindful of our responsibility to our kids.
In a country that usually tells young women what they 'cannot' do, Hima Das and other sportswomen like her are the real superheroes we need - the ones who refuse to accept adversity.
They have had this argument before. "I won't like it if you talk to anyone but family on Facebook", her husband had made it clear earlier. She doesn't want that episode to be repeated.
Just being a girl or a woman is enough - men consider them fair game. But it matters what question we ask - instead of blaming her, ask: why did he?
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