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Finding Space As An Agnostic In India (Grok Nation)

As a little girl in India growing up in a Hindu household in the ’80s, I appreciated the beauty of Hindu symbolism; the ritual of lighting a lamp…

Eggcellent Easter Activities for Kids and Adults (Tomato Ink Blog)

It’s that time of the year again; somehow the months have crept up on us and it’s already Easter! I’m sure that a lot of you are considering…

Unofficial Ways to Celebrate the First Day of Spring (Tomato Ink Blog)

The spring equinox (also called the vernal equinox) starts today, March 20, and signals the first day of spring in the Northern Hemisphere. Days and nights become more…

The Wise Words That Changed My Life (BBC Travel)

It was one of those Dublin summer days that don’t make sense; the sun was hiding behind a dark grey cloud and the air felt muggy and oppressive….

Why India Doesn’t Want Its Women Getting Off (Playboy)

A few months ago my friend Nancy*–who lives in Las Vegas, Nevada–decided to do something nice for me by offering to send me something I wanted (not needed). I…

What It’s Like To Live With Mental Illness In India (Buzzfeed)

Until very recently, if you attempted to commit suicide in India and survived, like I did, you would be met with the news that you could spend up…

Stop With The Body-Shaming Already! (Ravishly)

“YOU. ARE. FAT.” The words – loaded like bullets into the sentence that was being directed at me – stung deeply. I was only ten years old, and…

How You Should Be Feeding Birds All Year Long (Tomato Ink Blog)

February is National Bird Feeding Month! One of the first things I like to do when I move is set up my bird table for feeding birds. It’s…

New Food Trends for the New Year (Tomato Ink Blog)

It’s a brand new year, which means a number of things. New expectations, new resolutions, new color of the year, and, of course, new food trends. In 2017 we…

Indulge in our Favorite Recipes for National Chocolate Cake Day (Tomato Ink Blog)

“He showed the words ‘chocolate cake’ to a group of Americans and recorded their word associations. ‘Guilt’ was the top response. If that strikes you as unexceptional, consider…