Relationship & Lifestyle

Relationship & Lifestyle

My Story: Renu – I

Reading Time: 7 minutesHere are four stories from a novella that deals with love, marriage, and relationship, by Meenakshi, in the weekly column. Here’s the first part, exclusively for Different Truths. Hi! Well now that you want to hear about me, let me tell you, it’s pretty boring. I am a housewife who gave up her career 16 […]

Work Hard, Spend Harder: Beware! It is Ruining Your Mental Health

Reading Time: 4 minutesIndia is the fastest growing market for any and every product you can find on the Earth. Why? Because we are 1.3 billion consumers base. Are you taking pride in it? There is a dark side to this so-called pride, warns Mahima, in the weekly column, exclusively for Different Truths. Globally, India is probably best […]

Three Reasons You Should Abjure Proving Yourself to the World

Reading Time: 2 minutesAll of us crave for attention. In the process, people try to be flawless with the desire to be liked and appreciated by others, forgetting the fact that it is not possible to please everyone every time. Ritambhara tells us three ways to accept ourselves, in the weekly column. A Different Truths exclusive. It is […]

Why Couples Seek Other Partners outside Marriage: Love, Sex and Dhoka Unleashed!

Reading Time: 5 minutesDrifting away from the spouse, in search of love, laughter, and excitement, is becoming commonplace for couples these days. A woman may find physical and emotional closeness in another man, woman or both, while a man might have a secret relationship with a masseur or mistress. Rina probes into the reasons for the infidelities, in […]

Three Ways to Sustain When the Whole Caboodle Seems to be Going Wrong

Reading Time: 2 minutesRitambhara tells us three ways to tide over the many problems of our lives, in the weekly column, exclusively for Different Truths. Life is no cake walk. The winner emerges to be the one who withstands the gloomiest moments in a bid to emerge as a stronger and contented rendition of them. Here are three […]

I Met Myself Far From the Madding Crowd

Reading Time: 4 minutesSarika took a break from the routine. She packed her backpack and travelled solo to meet herself. Read about her adventure, exclusively in Different Truths. Travelling is very much there on my card, since childhood. I have travelled a lot! At times people wonder about my whereabouts. We keep travelling; if there are two days […]

Three Things that made me an Adept Person While I Began to Love Myself

Reading Time: 2 minutesBeing self-compassionate is just about avoiding pleasing others at your own cost or stopping treating yourself too sternly for a trivial mistake you made inadvertently. Ritambhara shares three tips to love ourselves, in the weekly column, exclusively for Different Truths. Self-love might be a difficult concept to understand as sometimes it is judged by others […]

In Defence of Social Media

Reading Time: 3 minutesRuchira celebrates the influx of social media sites that have made like enchantingly interesting. Read more in the weekly column, exclusively for Different Truths. To see a World in a Grain of Sand  And a Heaven in a Wild Flower  Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand  And Eternity in an hour We are […]

What Causes Human Misjudgement?

Reading Time: 3 minutesTanya tells us what causes human misjudgements, according to Charlie Munger, exclusively for Different Truths. Charlie Munger, the famous investor, and partner of Warren Buffet stated the following reasons for human misjudgement. Psychological denial: This is the situation we find people or ourselves in quite a lot. I think we need to learn how to embrace […]

Enchanting Bengali Wedding Rituals, Rites, and Banters

Reading Time: 6 minutesRuchira tells us about the many rituals of Bengali wedding, in the weekly column, exclusively for Different Truths. Twenty-six years ago I got hitched. However, I had neither the time nor energy to undergo a traditional ritualistic Bengali wedding. It was a simple court affair. Nevertheless, I love to attend Bengali wedding ceremonies which I […]