I Can’t Be Everything for Everyone — Mindfully Messy

Below is the poem ‘I Can’t Be Everything for Everyone’ penned by Brittan who began writing poetry in June 2020. She uses poetry as a therapeutic exercise when revisiting homophobic traumatic memories and describing life with BPD & Bipolar 2. She uses poetry as a medium for self-expression when discussing Buddhism, lesbianism, and platonic love. It’s beautiful and authentic self-expression and I couldContinue reading “I Can’t Be Everything for Everyone — Mindfully Messy”

Majrooh Sultanpuri — jab hua irfaan to gham aaraam-e-jaan banta gaya (with English translation) — Selected Urdu Poetry

Whichever path we lovers set out on with our blistered feetThorns turned to flowers, and with the flowers a garden formed ❤ It seems you have set your foot in the realm of ‘rooh’. Urdu has some hauntingly sweet ‘Ada’ and ‘Andaz’ that transmits you in another world, the land of souls and lets youContinue reading “Majrooh Sultanpuri — jab hua irfaan to gham aaraam-e-jaan banta gaya (with English translation) — Selected Urdu Poetry”

Tulasi (Ocimum Sanctum)

Ayurveda refers to tulsi or Holy Basil as “the incomparable one,” “mother medicine of nature” and “the queen of herbs”. Tulasi has medicinal usages extending from reducing ill effects of cancer to maintaining Brahmacharya. It is revered as an elixir of life for both its medicinal and spiritual properties. It belongs to the mint family and hasContinue reading “Tulasi (Ocimum Sanctum)”

Involuntary Euthanasia- The Time To Go — Kaushal Kishore

Honour killing, mercy killing, female foeticide and what not. As though in the name of tradition we must kill what’s alive in us. What feels the pain. Around fifteen years ago, I was in pain and it began to grow and proliferate inside me. Gradually I started connecting dots, understanding why the misrepresentation of somethingContinue reading “Involuntary Euthanasia- The Time To Go — Kaushal Kishore”

Bleeding Words — Cristian Mihai

Cristian Mihai is a renowned blogger. He loves motivating and inspiring people through their life journey and helps them become a self-healer. You may find him putting the wind in others sail on WordPress, Medium and other blogging platforms. To know more of him and read his articles please, do visit his blog. Sixteen yearsContinue reading “Bleeding Words — Cristian Mihai”