June 2, 2019

Three weeks ago, I single handedly organised an 87-person event across continents for a cause I deeply cared about. I mobilized presidents of lofty tech organizations and principals from reputable high schools. I handled and brainstormed everything from sponsorship, ma...

March 6, 2019

It's 6 PM on a cold Spring evening. After a soul-crushing circuits lab spanning three hours, I begrudgingly walk myself home. The remnants of a humbling sunset dance across the high-rises in the distance, just beginning to slip away. Its beauty remains overshadowed by...

March 1, 2019

Before even landing in the United States for college I was giddy with excitement over one big thing: the Desi Dance Network. The Desi Dance Network co-hosts and sponsors various national events ranging from dance competitions to conventions and forums. But most importa...

November 28, 2018

When was the last time you felt unconfident? When was the last time you were plagued with self doubt?

For me, the answer lies in the better part of 2018.

Whether it be regarding school, fitness or a majority of my relationships, I remained consumed by my thoughts. Always...

November 21, 2018

The title of my TED talk is “I’m fine.”

“All good?” they ask. “I’m fine,” I say.

I’ve happened upon this phrase mid-week at the Student Center furiously typing away at a lab report that is due on Friday, right before I begin my homework that is due in 12 hours, and anoth...

April 16, 2018

Unlike Mondays, Januarys allow us to hit a more likeable reset button. The January of my sophomore year of college was a January where I particularly needed to hit refresh. I desperately wanted to reload my attitude on motivation. It wasn't even spring yet but I knew I...

August 24, 2017

To choose to undertake a task at a time was all well and good till the time came around to actually doing that task. I seemed to have a strong case of  ‘I just really don’t want to’ or at certain times ‘if I don’t do it now, I will most definitely get in trouble’. In o...

August 10, 2017

I used to think that procrastination was something you could 'snap out of'. Can't keep your hands off of your phone? Simple - put it down. Turn it off. Can’t stop checking that website? Exit the tab. But it was never that simple. My mind would repeatedly crave that min...

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April 17, 2019

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