Retrospect

Last night, When my conscience summoned me, I owned all that I was going through with grace. The pain could not seep in even when it had scarred all my boundaries. I owned it. I owned all the shame I was put through. And last night, for the first time I felt empowered by letting…

Stargaze ft. Artist, Playwright & Sculptress of Marble Jyl Bonaguro

Art grounds me in life. It gives me goals and a purpose. My Art practice is inherent to my evolution as a person making her way thru life on this planet. –  Jyl Bonaguro  PC: Motion Filmworks (@motionfilmworks) What introduced you to the world of Art, and why you chose to stay with it? I have always been…

Silence

For the longest time, I thought silence doesn’t work at all, it’s a submission of those who can’t fight anymore. I was terribly wrong. There is nothing more intimidating than a silent reply. There is nothing more intimate than a silent return. The strength in your silence can be more challenging than the strength in your…

Self-Doubt

I have come to a realization that the most recurring emotion one goes through in personal crises is Self-Doubt. This tends to get even stronger and lengthier when the scope of rebound is less. Fidget more, contest more, accuse more, strain more, fight more in that little window given, but don’t deny more. Never say…

One in every 700 children is born with cleft lip and palate – Sanjana & Nandini

One in every 700 children is born with cleft lip and palate. This condition, however, is more common in countries like India, China, Kenya and Mexico. – Sanjana & Nandini, Co-Founders, Side By Side Smiles The understanding of Cleft lips and palates seems to be very limited, specifically ‘why’ this condition occurs and ‘how’ one can rectify…

It’s true that when you talk to people who have been hurt and people who hurt, you open yourself up to receive some of that pain – Whitney S. Iles

My constructive perception towards ‘Violence’ came to an interesting slant as I tried to dwell into a concept like ‘Prison Psychiatry’. In the words of renowned Harvard psychiatrist and violence expert James Gilligan whose career spans across 25 years of hard work in the American prison system to describe the motivation and causes behind violent behavior –…

Real Life Heroes celebrates one year anniversary

Real Life Heroes – By Manvi completed one year this March and I did not have a better way to express my gratitude. Thank you so so much everyone!  – Manvi P. Tiwari (Turn on the sound button (in the clip) to listen)

Stargaze ft. Artist and Architectural Model-maker Martin Chadwick

I often dream of flying; it’s the greatest feeling to defy gravity, to literally fly above the roof tops and into outer space. I think that is why most of my paintings depict people or cities floating. I am fascinated by dreams, and I am constantly looking up their meanings – Martin Chadwick You were raised…

Stargaze ft. Award Winning Chicago Photographer Gail Mancuso

My focus with photography is more artistic expression than narrative. My images are meant to reflect the world as I perceive it, rather than making intentional metaphorical representations. While I recognize the complexities in the environments I photograph, I allow my creative energy to direct my eye, resulting in the purity of a moment captured…