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Why I’m (Finally) Launching My YouTube Channel!

Happy 2018, folks! While it’s true that the numbers we attach to days and weeks and years are arbitrary, I don’t mind the feeling of a clean slate. I actually look forward to Mondays because it signifies the beginning of a fresh work week. Similarly, I love New Year’s Day because it means reflecting on…

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Authenticity in the Digital Age

What does it mean to be authentic?  In the Golden Age of influencer marketing, does the word “authentic” really mean anything to us millennials anymore? Aren’t we all curating our social media content just to be featured on larger community accounts to receive validation from strangers on the internet? These so-called virtual communities? (Hello, #socality?) Aren’t we all…

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Confession: I Think Marriage is UNDERrated!

It’s shaadi (wedding) season in India! Amidst the frivolous events showcasing saris and lehengas, lively dance performances, and tear-jerking vows of “forever”, I’ve been thinking about romantic relationships a lot lately. The truth is, I think marriage is underrated.  Pause. I know what you’re thinking. Such a statement coming from the same girl who made “catch flights, not feelings” a daily…

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