You know the hardest part about being a mom? You honestly have no clue what you’re really doing – whether you’re parenting the right way, whether your darling baby will turn out to be a boon for humankind or an entitled spoilt brat you dare not unleash on the world. The confusion and distress moms face doesn’t end with the guilt we put ourselves through … Continue reading Bad Moms Review – Raunchy and Ridiculous – Go Watch It!
Cameron Sterling, Alton Sterling’s 15-year-old son, said at his father’s funeral I want everyone to protest the right way. Protest in peace, not guns, not drugs, not alcohol, not violence. These powerful pictures from around the country say it all – we’re heartbroken, we’re angry and we hope the tragedy of the past month, is never repeated in the United States! United States was … Continue reading How Our Bias Got Us Here #BlackLivesMatter
Women continue to die in terrible circumstances across the world in name of honor and this sickness is quite common in most Muslim countries boasting of appalling women rights record. The concept of honor is so embedded in societies that it becomes very easy to justify all forms of violence against women. Last week, Pakistani social […] via She Got What She Deserved -Killed In Name … Continue reading Sharing Human Lens Blog – Honor Killing!
Hema Malini is a “Dream Girl” by all accounts – an amazing dancer, a brilliant actress, and a delight for audience of all ages and backgrounds. Tamilians love her because she represents the elite Iyengar clan so well. Punjabis love her because Dharmendra is no longer her husband, and he’s back with his first wife from Punjab! So why all the hate for the beloved … Continue reading Hema Malini & Mathura Debacle – “Dream Girl’s” Political Drama!
“The risk of a wrong decision is preferable to the terror of indecision,” – Maimonides, Spanish philosopher and astronomer, 1135 – 1204 Have you ever been stuck between a rock and a hard place trying to make an excruciating decision? Well, the 10-10-10 strategy might be of help! My mentor Leila Modarres, recently told me about Suzy Welch, a business leader and author, on a … Continue reading Make Better Decisions Using the 10-10-10 Process
Many years ago, in a faraway land- called Maryland- a girl ‘Minty’ was born to enslaved parents. Three of her sisters were sold to distant farms causing a serious distress in her family. When a merchant approached her father to buy her brother, he resisted resulting in serious violence. But this incident had a great impact on Minty’s life as she learned to resist when … Continue reading A lady in the dark and cold winter night
Bruce Springsteen, a.k.a The Boss, recently stated, It’s the strongest means I have for raising my voice in opposition to those who won’t recognize the human rights of all of our citizens. Springsteen recently cancelled his nearly sold-out tour in North Carolina, opposing the now infamous HB2 law or the “Bathroom Law”. The law requires that transgender people only use bathrooms corresponding with their sex at birth. … Continue reading Tech & Entertainment Industries Flex Political Muscles – Strong Message Against Anti-LGBTQ Laws!
For all the strides women have made in the 21st century, I have a genuine question for my ladies. If you were earning all the money you needed, would you be OK with your man managing the house, while you made a living for the family? I for one, am a bit stumped. Balki’s new movie – Ki & Ka, elucidated by own misgivings about … Continue reading Ki Ka Movie Review
The elegance and opulence of Urdu, a composite language native to both Northern India and Pakistan alike – falls like a soft feather landing gently on your ears. The beautiful poetry of Kashmir is ripped by the harsh reality of Kashmiri life – the Indian military protecting its land against the people who cannot seem to make a home in their own land. If you … Continue reading You Must Watch Haider! The Brilliance of Vishal Bhardwaj – the Best Movie Maker in India
Is Sitting That Bad for Health? Researchers say “sitting is the new smoking” for our generation. It doesn’t take a scientist to figure too much sitting increases backaches, shoulder fatigue and stress on the spine. Sitting around without much intermittent movement, is terrible for muscles that go in a near-dead mode when sitting for extended periods of time. Body on chair translates to: Reduced calorie-burning rate of … Continue reading Sit Less, Live Longer – Why I Love my Standing Desk