Here’s how I found a balanced approach to eating.

During the extended lockdown months of 2020, I really didn’t care much about what I ate or my physical activity. All I did was binge-watch series, eat, and work. I did things that required minimal movement and gained about 4.8 kgs (10.6 lbs approximately).

This weight gain struck me when…


From failure to a new beginning

The beginning

I started learning Indian Classical Dance when I was five years old, my parents saw that I had the talent and they wanted me to learn something new.

For 9 long years, they paid for my training and costumes, and tickets to travel to different performances.

During these…


Free Phrase Poetry

Photo by Thomas Jörn on Unsplash

My dearest Lulu,

Today I couldn’t seem to do anything without being reminded of you

as I sat on my couch, going through my bag I came across your first picture,

how wonderful it would have been to have you here with me.

How are you?

Are…


Here’s how I found a balanced approach between eating and fasting.

I am a fairly healthy person. I don’t follow a rigorous exercise routine or a particular diet chart. But I do indulge in some sort of physical workout every other day, and I’m also mindful of my caloric intake (at least that was the case until the lockdown started).

During…


Acknowledging the altered history of Indian classical dance

India is a country with diverse cultures. Our language, cuisine, music, religious practices, architecture, clothing are all different from region to region. This difference can also be found in the dance forms across the country. Imbibed from local traditions, dance in India can be classified into two major categories:

  • Folk…


Some assets are irreplaceable

My father is known for his ability to forget birthdays, which also means that we never got gifts on our birthday.

To compensate, every year in the month of January my father would take us shopping and would ask us to buy one dress, and that would be our birthday…


Satire — Some not so popular tips to consider

“Does my partner exist, or is he just a BOT created by some computer geek?”

A long-distance relationship isn’t the best kind of relationship, but it isn’t the worst either.

So if you are in a long-distance relationship here are few tips to help you survive as long as you…


Pros and cons that will help you strategize your freelance career

I found more aspirational value in being self employed, like many other millennials.

In the year 2014, I wanted to expand my dance skills and learn Indian Contemporary Dance (a fusion of nine Indian Classical Dance forms and Western Contemporary style of dancing) from a renowned school. The fee was…

Aneesha Johnson

Writer, Engineer & Dancer. I write about emotions and personal development.

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