Do you really know how to swim?

Do you really know how to swim?

I love swimming. I love it to the point of arrogance and to a point where I observe other swimmers. I am not shy to make strong judgements about their swimming. Every morning, I mentally identify each of the regulars into good, bad, sloppy, funny and sometimes a good...
‘Fitting In’

‘Fitting In’

The biggest need of any individual is to feel belonged. The necessity to ‘fit in’ comes out of this belongingness game that we continuously play. We keep going in and out of our ‘comfort zone’ to be in balance and in sync with others. Young kids start picking up...
It really isn’t your fault…

It really isn’t your fault…

– It’s not your fault that you have bias. – It’s not your fault that our culture acclimates us to preferences in one direction over other – It’s not your fault that everything that we read, everything that we see, media consumption...
PRIVILEGE AND ITS INVISIBILITY

PRIVILEGE AND ITS INVISIBILITY

Privilege as a word is most used and quoted everywhere but very few really understand the weight of the same. Privilege is earned, unearned, inherited, blessed, or otherwise. It is an advantage available to one person or group, that isn’t available to the other person...
Colour of Humour

Colour of Humour

The furore caused by Tannishtha Chaterjee who walked out of the sets of a popular TV Roast Show recently got me thinking.  Now ‘Roast’ is not ‘Chicken Roast’ that we are talking here but, a program where celebrities willingly come to the show to get their legs pulled...