Manmeet is a writer by passion and a facilitator by choice. She works primarily in the area of life skills, sexuality, and creative writing.
She founded Sailing Leaf in January 2016. Today myriad of experiential trainings on self expression and creative writing happen under the flagship of Sailing Leaf.
Her published work includes ‘The Amazing World of Animals’, ‘365 Amazing facts’, ‘Magical World of Benny Buzo’ and ‘Jiggly Wiggly’ rhymes.
She forayed into adult fiction with her short story in the anthology ‘The Other’ published by StoryMirror.
When Manmeet is not writing, she is either reading, listening to music, walking in nature, exploring places and minds or playing with her children.
"MeDi Clowning is not just cracking jokes and doing funny stuff", says Fif, a woman of Indian origin grown up in Canada, who works with kids as a therapeutic, healing clown in Auroville.
The makers of this Ladki have made sure that they have taken essential baby steps in this narrative of same sex love, getting the idea across in a film you can watch with family. Kudos!
Juhi Sharma of Light Up, Emotions Matter Foundation, along with her young volunteers, addresses the feelings of Delhi street kids, to nip bullying and other negative behaviour in the bud.
5 teachers choose to go beyond the curriculum and the four walls of the classroom to meet the emotional needs of children. They believe the only way to reach the mind of students is through their heart.
Mathangi Subramanian's book Dear Mrs Naidu is a great and empathetic introduction of kids to the inequities of the world through a gutsy fictional heroine who writes letters to Sarojini Naidu.
"Between Noor’s thirteenth and fourteenth birthday, you grow up in many ways and outgrow many assumptions you may have nursed about people and their life." Mridula Koshy's Bicycle Dreaming brings you a new world.
A scene in the Karan Johar directed Lust Story on Netflix reminded me of what my son had said at the age of eight, when I explained to him what menstruation is and how babies are made.
Teenagers need to be assured that even if the world may seem otherwise, you are and will always be there. Can you try to be that parent?
It is a truth universally acknowledged, that all parents find it difficult to get across to their kids at some stage of their life. The key lies in knowing what they read.
Salman Khan is practically nonexistent for me. But the constant focus on his conviction and and bail reminds me of the nonexistent people in Indian prisons.
Udta Punjab got us all thinking (and talking) of drug addiction, but on one crucial bit, the movie falters: quitting drug addiction is not about will power!
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