From Uncomfortably Comfortable to Comfortably Uncomfortable

A #BlogHop that made me look back at the #Decade when I stepped out of my #ComfortZone. Here’s how I took the leap from from being uncomfortably comfortable to comfortably uncomfortable. “So, when are you getting settled?” This may have vexed generations of clueless youngsters but has been a source of joy for their overenthusiastic ‘well-wishers’. Trouble is that these self-proclaimed well-wishers set a benchmark for success and the moment we are tantalisingly close; they conveniently change its coordinates. Blue faced, we huff and puff and yet keep running. Try stopping for a moment to catch your breath, and they’ll…

Blame it on ShahRukh

He gave us unrealistic goals An entire generation of girls can blame it on Shahrukh Khan as they went weak in the knees at the sight of the dimpled hero outstretching his arms bang in the middle of a sarson ka khet with the song, tujhe dekha to ye jaana sanam, playing in the background. All those girls, including an eighteen-year-old me, wanted to be in Simran’s tille wali juttis. We fell for those roguish boys hoping and waiting for them to transform into the ‘Rajs’ of our lives. Quite a few fell flat on our faces along with our lofty…