This is a rant post about the apathy our society nurtures, towards depression and other mental conditions In no way, I have an authority on this grave topic but I have first-hand experience that if it remains untreated, depression can wreak havoc in your normal functioning life. I have just started my journey of healing-one … Continue reading We need to talk about mental health. A lot.
When I searched for the origin of the world hustle on Dictionary.com, it showed me that it can be traced back to 17th century Dutch-root. How it’s still going strong in 21st century’s Indian freelancing scenario is totes amazeballs. Well, hustle is the one action I have been lectured on a lot (and rightfully so), … Continue reading How not to lose your marbles while freelancing in India ?
This is a pure ranting post (and bit too personal for my liking). But as the song goes off- a woman gotta do what a woman gotta do. Recently, I came across a Quora post by a Korean tycoon who advised everybody to network, network and network- in order to grow business, to move corporate … Continue reading My “networking” battle: Lesson learnt, finger burnt
This is a blog post about what expectations vs reality about freelancing in India.
In India, hapless politicians make up the primary target group for trolls to assault. Other than them, A-listed Bollywood stars with ‘questionable’ patriotism, cricketer who posts picture with beautiful wife in ‘so-called’ western dress, youth-driven pages with whiffs of feminism- are most loved hunting grounds for trolls. In any case, today, I am not keen … Continue reading The curious case of neighborhood trolls
If you are a non-Bengali, then you might not have heard about Leela Majumdar. But for us, the admirer of Bengali children literature, Leela Majumdar epitomized the image of a cozy grandma who wrote stories about- i) harmless ghosts, ii) adventure of fearless children, iii) hidden treasure hunt and above all- iv) the joy of … Continue reading Being Leela: Why you should read her life-story
Freelancing gave me the opportunity to be my own boss, to work for flexible hours and to pick and choose the projects after my choice. However, any freelancer worth her salt would tell you that two of the biggest headaches that come with self-employment are – chasing away the clients for payment and meeting the … Continue reading 5 freelancing woes (apart from delayed payments & impossible deadlines)