One afternoon, Juno asked me what feminism is. And I, with all pride (thinking that he might have been seeing my posts) answered enthusiastically but was taken aback when he followed it up with “Is it bad?” A question like this is thought-provoking, for sure. In my observation, the word feminism is sometimes loosely used… Continue reading Feminism: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
During the last few days of 2020, I felt the urge of shutting myself out from social media and from being a public figure altogether. This included closing down my blogsite http://www.miss-mars.com and discontinuing my plans to vlog for #MondayswithMissMars. I have set my mind into it that I was prepared not being able to… Continue reading To blog or not to blog? How to answer the question (and anything else we want to do in life)
With all the free time we have on our hands during this quarantine period, it’s so easy to be looking at someone else’s life, and at the same time, so hard not to be comparing it to our own. For the past few months, I have come across moments like these when I just couldn’t… Continue reading Are you enough?
Mother’s Day was celebrated recently, and it’s heartwarming to know how people got creative in recognizing and appreciating the women of their lives despite the pandemic. Motherhood is hard to begin with, but Corona definitely took this ineffable role into a different level. Throughout the outbreak, I have been graced with stories from different mothers and… Continue reading Corona, Motherhood, and Me
“She would defend herself, saying that love, no matter what else it might be, was a natural talent. She would say: You are either born knowing how, or you never know.” This line was from the famous book “Love at the time of cholera”. The book talked about how love can be as painful and… Continue reading Love in the time of Corona