Young Professionals

Bollywood: Can You Make Up Your Mind?

Bollywood: Can You Make Up Your Mind?

“Dekhiye,” snaps Kajol, staring fiercely into Shah Rukh’s playful gaze. “Please leave me alone.” Her words are powerful, and her message is clear. It’s a warning sign, one as clear as crystal and firm as stone. Yet her words are accompanied with the romantic...
What Are the Five Love Languages?

What Are the Five Love Languages?

Everyone wants to feel loved. But how can you know if you’re communicating your love in a way that the other person will truly understand and appreciate? Dr. Gary Chapman is the author of The 5 Love Languages®: The Secret to Love That Lasts. He describes five “love...
Indian Monsoons in California: A Time to Celebrate?

Indian Monsoons in California: A Time to Celebrate?

Usually I love the rain––I love how it washes everything away, how it makes new buds pop up from the ground, the smell of wet dirt after the first rain of the season––but this year, it’s different. This year, that smell is laced with the smell of smoke. This year,...
3 Signs That He’s Worth The Wait

3 Signs That He’s Worth The Wait

Here are 3 ways to tell if the guy you’re holding out for deserves your patience: 1. He gets in touch as least as much as you do. Relationships aren’t games, and your man shouldn’t treat yours like one. If you’re constantly trying to track this guy down and always...
YouTube : The Accepted Drug

YouTube : The Accepted Drug

Id seen it before, I’d laughed at it before, I’d even sent it before, yet, there was this dying urge inside of me to see it, to laugh at it, to send it once more. It had occurred to me that maybe I was addicted, maybe I couldn’t get enough, maybe I couldn’t stop....
Charlottesville Happened: A Teenager Reflects

Charlottesville Happened: A Teenager Reflects

Inexcusable. Unbelievable. Unspeakable. And yet, if we do not process the events at Charlottesville, we may never heal from them. To process the events fully, we Indian-Americans need to reconfigure the way we think about and discuss politics. Politics isn’t a cute...