LIFE

Cancer Never Forgets Your Address

The movies got it wrong. That was all I could think about on my three-hour flight back home to Philadelphia. My parents and I had made an emergency trip to Dallas after a wallet size mass was found in my brother’s lungs. It was two weeks before my sophomore year of college when my brother […]

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LIFE, OPINION

What I Know Now

One of the benefits of having a birthday in December is that I can tie every year-end learning to every new age’s beginnings. As the classic post-grad, I have filled my free time reading books and watching indie films for the lost twenty-something finding their way. Most recently, I started reading Everything I Know about […]

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LIFE

This Writing Life

Featured Image: Etienne Girardet I’ve been struggling to write the last few months. Well, the truth is that I write every day in some form or another, but I don’t feel that I have been particularly productive this year. The work that has gone to print was available online last year, and I’ve waited patiently […]

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LIFE, OPINION

Overstimulation, COVID-19, and Moving On

Featured Illustration: Bailey Mariner / Verywell Life before COVID-19 is difficult to remember. It is easy to say the pandemic has changed me and equally easy to argue that anything and everything changes people. But, I would like to propose that the pandemic has been different in this case. To say how much I changed […]

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LIFE, POETRY & PROSE

Zero

Zero   I now take a bow I give what was never given And have much more   The energy never dies Even when the body connects with the floor   It transcends into the world Quiet feels like peace Not “alone”   Saturated in potential Fingers lace around the stars   Scars embellish this […]

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LIFE, THE ARTS

Notcoy is more than just a stationery brand

Tanisha Uchil studied mass media and graduated in 2019 with a  diploma in advertising and marketing. She was born and raised in Mumbai and moved to Bangalore after her graduation. She tried her hand at mainstream marketing, working on B2C brands, but realised in 2020 that that life wasn’t for her. Tanisha vividly remembers the […]

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HEALTH & WELLNESS, LIFE

This is why I’m gushing over Gush Beauty

Sheil Jain studied economics and psychology at NYU, but while investing in companies and thinking in numbers were skills she enjoyed, it was the billboards in New York that would always grab Sheil’s attention. Declaring herself a branding nerd, pleasing branding aesthetics were simply something that Sheil had an eye for. Only when studying international […]

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