Inner Planet

Is Singlehood Bad?

As every romantic song to ever come out from Bollywood would have us believe- we are incomplete without our partner, life is incomplete without our partner, incomplete is incomplete without our partner. And by extension they conclude- being single is bad. One must be involved, committed, or at the very least looking. Singleness, the state

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I’m We’re ALL Mx. Lonely (sometimes)! : The Experience of Loneliness & How to Cope with it.

So many films, songs, paintings have been created, shared, and experienced innumerable times for thousands of years by and for people experiencing loneliness. If you’ve lived you’ve felt it. There’s no way around it. As kids we may even face it without any idea of what’s happening. And sometimes “WHAT IS HAPPENING!” is what it

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Anxiety Gains: The Sneaky Benefits of Anxiety

Anxiety? Helpful? Huh? We hear you. The contradiction is unnerving and discomforting. It’s like boiling ice cream or dry water. If something is unhelpful, hurtful, and dysfunctional we’d obviously identify swiftly and resolve it. Right?  More often than not, with irrational creatures like us homo sapiens, that is not the case. The intense experience of

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FOMO No Mo’: Why we feel the Fear of Missing Out and What to do about it.

Every choice to do something, is a choice not to do other things. That would be fine by itself, but now the average person spends about 2 hours a day on social media looking at the heavily curated life of friends, family, and celebrities/ pseudo-celebrities. The “perfect” social or private life paraded right in front

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