“Validation” is something we all need in life, isn’t it? We humans are social by nature, we want people on our side without a doubt. But why is seeking validation seen as something negative? And if it's really that bad why do we still need it? Let’s validate your need for validation!
The 2’s Day It’s human nature, to want to be and feel “special” because we are taught that ordinary is boring and somewhere a synonym of being invisible. I feel invisible too, a lot of times I feel like a piece of furniture in a room full of people who “socialise”, it's not because I... Continue Reading →
The 2021 teen drama series, Cruel Summer revolves around two strong female protagonists Kate Wallis and Jeanette Turner. While Kate fits into the bubbly popular girl image, Jeanette is portrayed as an ugly duckling waiting to blossom. The conflict between these two characters is the heart of ‘Cruel Summer’. The storyline of this series mimics... Continue Reading →
Written by G. Clotaire Rapaille, a French marketing consultant and a psychologist, “The Culture Code: An Ingenious Way to Understand Why People Around the World Live and Buy as They Do”(2006) is a book that helps us understand how people act across cultures and why they do so. The concept of a ‘culture code’, is... Continue Reading →
When the coronavirus forced our governments to legally put us on house arrest, there were two types of advertisements I encountered: the ones for online courses/workshops and for skincare. Being a makeup enthusiast I honestly expected that the cosmetic industry would shut down during the lockdown. If no one will care about how they look... Continue Reading →
“I feel like I do not deserve success.” “I find it difficult to accept compliments.” “I am not as good as people believe I am.” “I do not work as much as people say I do.” “I fear that people will see what a loser I truly am.” Do any of these thoughts sound familiar... Continue Reading →
What are Urban Legends? Urban legends are those horrifying or disturbing stories associated with an unknown being, object, place or a phenomenon. These stories get passed on across various generations within a community orally and are rarely documented. What adds the ‘fear factor’ to these legends is that many people believe them to be true.... Continue Reading →
In psychological terms, trauma bonding is a state wherein an individual feels attached and connected to their abuser.A common misconception held by people is that trauma bonds can only occur in relationships, but you should be cautious about your friends and family members.
On 25th June, Hindustan Unilever announced that they are finally dropping the term “fair” from their popular Skin care product brand name “Fair and Lovely”. The reason stated by them is that they do not want to promote a singular standard of beauty and want to be more inclusive of all “skin tones”. Sunny Jain,... Continue Reading →