Perceptions Unplugged

Books, short stories & few thoughts

Marital controversies

 During the first few months of our marriage, me and my husband had romanced less and fought enough to understand each other.The controversies were of trivial nature though. We had an arranged marriage.So, some of the reasons to fight evolved as side-effects of living together. His unpunctuality and my disciplined approach ;his Mr.Know-it-all attitude combined […]

Why worry about luck ?

The moment we think of the word ‘luck’, it starts a series of thought processes in our mind. We think about situations which could have been much better if we had a little more good luck.People often bear a wrong perception that success only visits those who are lucky. These lucky group of people always […]

Abstract mind

Most of the time, my mind is filled with abstract thoughts.These thoughts revolve around me, my family members, my past, present and future. I constantly think if I can ever be good enough to take care of my family.I wonder whether I should have or shouldn’t have done certain things in my past.This could have […]

Catastrophic cooking

‘Good morning and heartiest congratulations Aheli !‘ my day started with a wake up call from my close friend Simi. ‘Ahh… oh….thanks Simi,’ those were the only words I could reply.Mornings especially on weekends start late for me.I was struggling to open my eyes and mind. ‘I had seen your WhatsApp ping about your marriage.But […]

Why does she need to be a ‘Superwoman’ ?

    ‘Superwoman’ is a term which we use often to describe women nowadays. And why not? Indeed she is a Superwoman.She is balancing her family and career in an excellent manner. Gone are the days when her territory was only restricted within the four walls of a ‘secured’ home. Even in that circumstances too, she gave her […]

A symbiosis between an introvert and society

 Most of my ‘loved ones’ commented about me ,’she is such a shy and introvert girl’. This remark used to irritate me(and it still does) a lot. I have simply no idea why my introvert nature is a matter of concern for them.They seem to forget that even after being an introvert, I always had […]

Inescapable Questions & Answers

What will people say?This is one of the many questions that come to our mind in the midst of an unpleasant situation.We look for answers to please people if anything unpredictable happens in our lives.We invest less time in thinking what we feel about that particular situation.Instead we get apprehensive about reactions of people around us and […]

A better childhood

Childhood is the best phase in anyone’s life.It remains as a sweet memory in everyone’s conscience.Even a grown up person, busy in his daily routine life, would love to have the company of a child ,whenever given a chance , and get carried away with it’s innocence and cheerful nature – such is the magic […]

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