Hollywood Aura

A stranger tapped me on the shoulder in the subway station this morning. I did not know him. He was someone with some disabilities in verbal communication and physical mobility. I turned around to look at his face for a second, I promptly said, “Hello!” then quickly wanted to move on. He tapped me onContinue reading “Hollywood Aura”

On-air Snobbery And Self-righteousness

I love watching various talk shows. As much as I am amused by this genre of programming, I am also, at times, made frustrated by the on-air personalities’ hypocrisies. Talk show hosts love to be opinionated on the hot topics of the day. In discussing headlines, while judging people that are involved in them, condescendingContinue reading “On-air Snobbery And Self-righteousness”


Manspreading, a public demeanor that some Torontonians are urging Toronto Transit Commission to ban in its subway trains and buses. For those of you, who don’t know what manspreading is, please allow me to keep you up-to-date with the latest letter coupling. Manspreading is meant to describe a male transit rider that spreads both ofContinue reading “Manspreading”

A Pop Culturist’s Take On The Greatest Love Of All

Today, I would like to write about an obvious yet neglected, an embarrassing yet enticing, a common yet bewildering, and a touching yet mockery-provoking subject, that is self-love. Self-love is not narcissism. Self-love isn’t the kind of excessive self-centeredness, exemplified so perfectly by countless bikini babes and shirtless hunks on Instagram. Self-love simply is, inContinue reading “A Pop Culturist’s Take On The Greatest Love Of All”

The Difference Between Assertion & Stubbornness

Being assertive isn’t the same as being stubborn or arrogant. Although these two types of personal insistence both imply a certain amount of self-confidence, however, being assertive comes with an air of openness to various viewpoints, while being stubborn or arrogant is a demonstration of one’s rejection of receptivity. Think about it, if we aren’tContinue reading “The Difference Between Assertion & Stubbornness”

Boys Don’t Cry…Really?

I bet it differs! The first thing that we all do after our birth is crying. Whether you are a born female or male, crying comes naturally to us. It is just a way, in which our emotion gets expressed and energy gets released. How come boys don’t usually cry? Our social cultures prohibit boysContinue reading “Boys Don’t Cry…Really?”