Relationship & Lifestyle

Relationship & Lifestyle

Solo Travels of a Married Woman

Reading Time: 4 minutesMahima shares her experiences of travelling solo after her marriage. She also discusses her fears and demons, in the regular column, exclusively in Different Truths.  We met at a formal interaction during the early winters of 2004 over a cup of coffee at a media-management learning seminar. We both were students then. Later, we met […]

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Three Ways to Maintain Your Composure in the Continence of Quotidian Stress

Reading Time: 2 minutesRitambhara tells us three ways to help us maintain composure in the continence of quotidian stress, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. “Calmness is the cradle of power.” ~ Josiah Gilbert Holland The present lifestyle with loads of pressure and uncertainty poses a great deal of stress. We seldom take care of our […]

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Anger in the City

Reading Time: 3 minutesMovies we do not like are banned, paintings that we do not fancy are not exhibited. Authors who do not mirror out thoughts are banished from countries. Newspapers shut down and even people killed in road rage. It’s all getting a bit too much. Suveera asks why this intolerance, in the weekly column, exclusively in […]

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Lionhearted Raj Ahlawat

Reading Time: 3 minutesMaj Gen Raj gives us a feel of the Army life and pays tribute to his friend, philosopher, and guide, Lionhearted Raj Ahlawat, exclusively in Different Truths. What can you say about an iconic officer who died young at 70? That he was a sterling embodiment of an old world, true-blue Cavalier? That he was Mai-Baap to […]

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Lonely in a Crowd

Reading Time: 3 minutesLoneliness has become an epidemic in Hong Kong. A recent study of working persons found that about a quarter of people in Hong Kong showed some form of anxiety. While one in twenty Hong Kongers exhibited symptoms of clinical depression, says Suveera, in her weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. Five years ago, when I […]

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Loneliness: The Quintessential Wingman

Reading Time: 2 minutesThe turbulence and turmoil that rages within the forsaken and forlorn person, after a break-up, has been portrayed by Anika, exclusively for Different Truths. An honest reply to ‘how are things?’ post a much-awaited break-up.  Loneliness is the quintessential wingman. It’s who I bring to parties when the days are blue.  Speaking of days, these […]

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Three Reasons Why Dental Care of Your Dogs is A Prime Requisite

Reading Time: 2 minutesA loving and caring dog owner would seldom overlook the dental care of their pets. A proper dental care of pets ensures a healthier life and a healthy lifespan, says Ritambhara, in her weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. For all those canine lovers out there, it is important to ensure the oral hygiene of […]

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A Man in a Cage

Reading Time: 3 minutes  Suveera tells us of a man living in a cage in the old part of Hong Kong, his struggle, strife, and victory, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. Liu is a happy man. His petite frame defies his strength. Every single day I see him transporting heavy boxes on his handheld trolley, […]

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An Abundant Life with Little

Reading Time: 3 minutes  We have been conditioned over time that ‘more’ is good. It’s a life of excesses. More of everything. More clothes, more jewellery, more houses, and even more things to fill them with. The hunger for more has come to a point where it’s almost insatiable, opines Suveera, in her weekly column, exclusively in Different […]

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