​Take Care

He said ‘goodbye’ for one last time and then never showed up again. The door is still open, the windows are uncurtained, but that night in the bury of a full moon she had lost her best friend, her secret admirer, an amazing father to their child and the love of her life… When you…

Stargaze ft. Artist Elisa Sheehan

In the quest of searching for my life’s purpose, I met Artist Elisa Sheehan. Walking down the alley, we talked about ‘purpose’, ‘nature’s influence’, ‘balancing life’ and ‘IKIGAI’. She re-affirmed my faith in how we never meet anyone without a reason.   Manvi. Manvi: ‘Some impulses cannot be denied’ why do you feel so? Tell us…

​​Sawubona

I wake up early, check my phone, then sleep again! So, I am NOT really an early riser but a hopelessly late starter. In fact, according to my research, it looks like I am evolving, but slowly! As a practice, before I leave for the office, I try to finish my morning rituals and ensure…

I was afraid imagining what would people think if they knew I had a bipolar disorder – Diana Chao

Meet Diana Chao, Unilever’s 2018 Young Entrepreneurs Awards Winner, TEDx Speaker, conceptual photographer, award-winning artist and founder of Letters to Strangers (L2S) – an organization working to de-stigmatize mental illness through letter writing, peer education and policy-based advocacy. For Girls to Watch Spotlight, I caught up with Diana to experience her journey, to understand her…

Because, you matter to me – Editor’s Diary

Dear Reader, The closure to an epic year is just around the corner and I want to say something to you. You are extremely valuable to me, because you give me that sense of responsibility as a writer. If not for you, I wouldn’t have gathered the strength to share my deepest and most realistic…

The ‘Why’

I am a religious reader and a follower of Thrive Global, it’s a platform by Arianna Huffington (Founder of Huffington Post). The beauty of this platform is, it is extremely relatable. The authors, who are apparently C-Suite executives, subscribe to colors from the same palate as people like you and I. Please see that I…

I founded Eshkol as a response to food insecurity, discrimination and poverty – Bhagya Wijayawardane

According to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), organic farming is a system which avoids or largely excludes the use of synthetic inputs (such as fertilizers, pesticides, hormones, feed, etc.) and to the maximum extent feasible relies upon crop rotations, crop residues, animal manures, off-farm organic waste, mineral grade rock additives and biological system of nutrient…

I Received a Beautiful Gift

Writing is one of the most beautiful art forms. I never like to be called ‘a writer’, I like being admired as an artist. And, if there is anything that I am extremely grateful for, it’s the experiences that have led me to delve into this art form. When I started writing at the age…