Neha Mishra

When I was little, I had a knack to spin up stories, poems on literally anything, from a butterfly to a fan. With time, the stories started fading. When I became a mother, a plethora of emotions that it brought along, had to be written down. My daughter has been my biggest muse since. She changed my perspective on life. She gave me hope, she gave me ambition. I left my decent corporate job as a software consultant and a technical trainer to be a stay-at-home mother when she turned two. That was the beginning of my new and exciting journey. Once the little one started school, I revived my flair for writing which was long lost due to juggles between home and office. I pen down the myriad of emotions I go through as a parent, as a woman, and as a dreamer. I still spin stories. Some stories for me, some for the world, and a lot more for my little one.

Voice of Neha Mishra

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I Rose Above My Mother’s Dislike For Me As The 2nd Daughter, Instead Of The Boy She Wanted

I was the second girl child unloved by my mother, who hated me for not being a boy. I decided to not let it define my life, and broke the chain of trauma!

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Why Do You Want To Work After Marriage; Doesn’t Your Husband Earn Enough?

Why are women with dreams are by the salary of the man in their life? Can’t they be individuals with passions and goals?

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Dear Survivor You Have Been An Amazing Fighter Through All Of This

Healing doesn't happen over a day, but it begins the moment we try not to push away the negative thoughts, rather analyze the past events and take all possible lessons from them.

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A Mother Is Not Always A Blessing But There Is Always A Way To Heal

I had made a silent pledge to be the best parent in the world to my kid, even before she was born. To learn lessons from what my parents did wrong and never to repeat it. But today I proved myself wrong.

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Shakuntala Devi Biopic: A Biographical Representation Or A Daughter’s Prejudiced Point Of View?

The core of the movie is not about Shakunatala Devi's achievements. It paints her as a selfish woman who abandons her daughter in search of fame and money.

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4 Unlikely Ways My MIL Helped Me Be A Better Person

My MIL and I share a very bittersweet relationship where she has taught me a lot of things and gave me some lessons in life. Here's what I learnt from her.

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As A Freelancer, How Do You Deal With All The Stress And Chaos Of Having Everyone At Home?

If you're a freelancer, having everyone at home has added stress to your life too. But here's what you can do to combat the stress and not go mad!

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Lacking Facilities, Exhausted Hospitals Are Denying Care To Pregnant Women – Is Anyone Listening?

Pregnant women are being denied timely and crucial medical care because there are no beds, no facilities, and doctors are all battling the pandemic. Is anyone listening?

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The Tyranny Of My Emotions During The Lockdown And How I Finally Tamed Them

Your emotions during the lockdown can feel out of control and oppressive. Here are some helpful tips - choose the ones that work for you.

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Life May Be A Roller Coaster But I Live Mine Regret Free

As a woman in the 21st century, there are several choices one needs to make. Do you regret choices you make? The author definitely follows the no regrets path!

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I’m Not An ‘Arrogant’ DIL; I Only Want To Ensure My Traditional In-Laws Don’t Steamroll Over My Life

A daughter-in-law has, since time immemorial, been criticised for everything she does. But fret not, here are a few tips for those facing similar problems!

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Can We Look Beyond A ‘Sacrifice’ Model For The Lives Of Indian Women?

Society expects women to be a certain way, but it’s okay to be selfish at times, it’s fine to be happy, and it’s perfectly alright to live our lives for ourselves.

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