The fear of ‘what would the society think? ‘ is felt by almost everybody these days. Those people think of the society first before doing something because “oh! What would the society say if i do this? ” is the question that pops in their head. And the answer is-
The society won’t say anthing but judge you. The society thinks it’s their job to determine what people should do and make them feel like they are not enough and that they need to think a 100 times before doing something. And then they (society) say ‘i wonder why is today’s youth so depressed ‘.
You don’t have to think about the society if you know what you are doing is right. Don’t have to worry about the judging eyes of the people around you if your family supports you.
I am not telling you to make rash decisions because you don’t give a damn about the society. No, think twice before taking a decision, think about the consequences of that decisions, think about how much happiness it would bring to you, how it will affect you and others affected by you and then do it.
Don’t live under the peer pressure of the society. It’s your life, not society’s.
Classroom. A classroom is a place where 60 strangers of every caste and religion sit together. When i was in school, my classroom used to be my happy and favourite place in the whole school. My classmates were like my family. Even the absolute unknowns somehow made me feel better. It was the most comfortable place for me, a place where i can be myself. It was the people of my class that made me want to go to school everyday. I still remember how excited i used to get while thinking about seeing those familiar faces the next day.
Still remeber how the last bench loafers used to get scolded by every teacher that came in.
Still remember the toppers aka the first benchers talking in hushed tones so that they can maintain the discipline.
Still remember how my friends used to annoy me all day long.
Still remember sharing and eating the lunchboxes in that same class while it rained outside.
Still remember fighting for the window seat so i can look outside when the lecture get’s too boring (that was my escape lol) .
Still remember the not so funny jokes of the teachers.
Still remember how everybody used to laugh together.
One class and a million memories and a million ways in which i miss ’em every single day.
I hope that i will be able to get as comfortable with my new class as i was with my old one.
To all my classmates, i miss you guys so bad! Let’s plan a reunion soon.
When i was a little kid, i loved travelling in trains and watching as a train passed by, hoping to sit in one soon with my family. Now it feels like a normal thing to do. I used to watch all the people that passed by with such fascination that my parents had to shake me and bring me out of my ‘staring’ state. Today as i sit here waiting for my train to arrive (which has been delayed) i see a little boy sitting on his mom’s lap and laughing with joy when his dad bought chocolate for him as a parting gift.
2 mothers talking on their phone asking if their kids are fine (i am not eavesdropping okay?)
A lot of people are on their phone playing a game or doing something while waiting for the train to arrive.
A brother and sister duo watching a movie together .
My sister sitting beside an aunty who keeps staring at me (idk why)
Beside me is a man reading a book with such concentration which got me thinking that he could’ve passed my 12th for me.
And here i am feeling like a little kid again, observing people with my earplugs in and music blasting through them while i write this blog . I am glad to feel this way again, like a kid. The past month has made me feel like too much of a grown up so this experience was very much needed. Oh and here comes the train!
Let’s keep travelling and keep this feeling alive yeah?
Since it’s yeh jawaani hai deewani season(or month), i thought i may as well write what i thought of the movie and what i actually learned from it.
I don’t have anything else to write so bear with me please.
Yeh jawaani hai deewani is one of my favourite bollywood movie and i can watch it a 100 times and so can 90 percent of the Indian population. Bollywood won our hearts the day they gave us Bunny, Naina, Avinash and Aditi. Their story has truly inspired me. What i learnt from the movie is that family is very important and that family is above everybody and everything. Our parents always want what’s best for us and they want to see their kids become successful at whatever they choose to do or whoever they decide to become. The second thing is friends who become family. Finding such friends is incredibly hard but once found, they are the best thing that could have happened to us. I hope that someday i will find 3 idiot yet caring and loving friends like Bunny, Avi and Aditi (assuming that i am Naina in my story) with whom i can be my annoying self . You know what else i learned from YJHD? Loving yourself. Which is one of the most important thing in the world.
The last thing that i learned from this movie is following your heart and chasing your dreams. Bunny always knew that he wanted to travel the world and so he made the efforts and did what he loved. Let’s promise that we will always follow our heart and do what makes us happy, regardless of what othere think.
A small tribute to Kabir Thapar who taught us so much. You will always be in our hearts.
Viru Sahastrabudhhe said that life is a race. If you don’t run fast enough, then people will walk all over you. He was absolutely right because life is a race and the people running in it are unaware of it. Those are the people who are always striving to be the best or to find the best of everything. And you know what happens if they don’t get the best of everything ? They stop running. While there are some people who are aware of the running but still decide to take a stroll every once in a while. They are the kind of people who are living the right life. I know people are always taught to strive for the best in every situation but there are some people who don’t and they are getting by just fine. My point is be the person who you want to be. Don’t listen to anyone besides yourself and never ever let anyone walk over you because you hold the power of stopping anyone who does. Decide wisely who you want in your life and who you don’t. Love your family and friends but first of all love yourself and create the best version of the life that you always wanted.
Let’s live right and not the best life.
15 years ago i went to a place where i made a billion memories without even realising what i was doing. To be honest,i was never a school person. I am glad that it’s over now. No more uniforms, no more standing under the sun in the morning and during recess, no more pigtails. Everyday i went to school because i had to and not because i wanted to but on the last day of school i realised that i was actually going to miss that place. I realised just how much i will miss meeting my friends every morning, playing games with them in the classroom, our banters, our laughs, everything. And then the big day came, the day we had been waiting for, for so long, the day to wave our final goodbyes to the people we spent those epic 15 years with, farewell day. I remember it like it happened yesterday. Wearing a saree for the very first time, the excitement, the chills! I remember getting ready at home and then calling my friends to ask them if they were ready yet, i remember how beautiful and handsome everybody looked, pumped up with both excitement and adrenalin. After all it was farewell and everybody wanted to look their best! Everbody wanted to leave a great last impression,so when they look back, their lips set into a curve, thinking it was worth everything ! We danced till our feet were hurting and clicked pictures till our phone’s memory was full but the feeling of not letting the day end was still there. Nobody wanted to leave, nobody wanted to say goodbye but we all knew that we had to. And finally the moment had arrived to bid goodbyes……until we could meet again. I remember how everyone was crying and hugging one another , even the guys whom i expected won’t cry, cried a little, it felt like crying was the easiest thing to do that day because saying goodbye was the hard one. I remembered standing in that corner accompanied by my friend. Both of us quiet. Numb. There were no tears in our eyes but our hearts could feel the pain and another friend who was asking me to just show ‘one tear’,it was quite amusing. We both knew that this goodbye was just temporary so we kept hugging eveyone and giving them consolation and that’s how our farewell day ended. Now that i think about it, i think that i should have cried a little 😂.
(this post is dedicated to all my classmates who made the last two years of my school life a little better and our teachers for turning us into the people we are today.❤)
P. S. If reading this made you smile or think about your school life and farewell day then give it a like and a comment!
Insecurity is something that I’ve struggled with for a very long time. I am still not fully over it but enough to share this with you guys. You see i have always noticed what’s good in people and how perfect they are. I never saw anybody’s flaws or their imperfections. And what i did after was worse. I compared their perfect self with my flaws. Always. And that’s how i started to get insecure about myself. I started to think “how come they get to be perfect all the time and i don’t ” . I knew that i was wrong but still i continued to think so and after a decade i found something that changed my perspective and i came to realize that everybody is perfect and imperfect in someway or another, nobody’s perfect. That something was the people i surround myself with. The kind of people who always make me think that i am beautiful and made me gain my confidence. I would be lying if i said that i don’t think about my insecurities anymore because i do. I still stare at my mirror and see what i used to, my flaws. But i am trying to overcome them bit by bit. Day by day i am trying to let all the positivity around me soak in . And i am sure that one day i will look in the mirror and realize how beautiful i am and how foolish i was to think otherwise. Maybe not today but soon.
Movies. Watching movies for hours and not getting tired is my thing. It’s kind of like therapy for me. I love how an hour and a half movie can make me feel better instantly. How it helps me in escaping my reality and instantly switching into another one and i absolutely love it. Because who doesn’t want an escape from their ordinary reality right? Even if it’s just for an hour or two. Whenever i am sad, angry, jealous or even happy, i watch a movie and i am like “what a great day it was!” (literally). So the point of all my blabbering here is that : if you are feeling low or just want an escape from all the stuff that’s happening with you, just do your thing. It could be anything like reading a book or listening to music or even dancing. Just that one thing which makes you feel heaven on earth, some different kind of pure bliss. Don’t let that thing be a person because a person won’t give you the kind of satisfaction and self confidence that i am talking about here. I have found my thing and i am grateful that I did! Now it’s your turn.
(P. S. If your thing is also watching movies then i can recommend some pretty good ones so just ask! ❤)
Birthday. A day full of excitement, happiness and love. No soul can stay upset/ depressed on that day, reason being ofcourse the love and attention. We may get tired of saying ‘thankyou’ to everyone for their wishes but they keep on coming. Even the people we have never interacted with before and people who were complete strangers till last night, wish us and show their regards to us. And then the next day? Poof! No messages, no interaction with those people who just a few hours ago were sending their love and wishes through a small text. No more ‘hey, how are you? ‘ or ‘have a nice day’. THAT’S the thing i don’t like about birthdays. The feeling of being special for just a day. I wonder what the world would look like if people greeted each other with the same enthusiasm that they do on their birthday. What it would feel like to receive a text, out of the blue, that says ‘hey beautiful, how are you?’ or ‘ how was your day? ‘ not because someone tells you to ask it, but because you FELT like asking it. Just a small ‘go with happiness ‘ gesture can do wonders to people and bring smile to their faces. I don’t do it either,but i am going to. Starting today. I hope you will too.