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Top 5 Things You will Learn About Pet Parenting

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The whole of my formative years, I was always surrounded by pets—either cats or dogs, domesticated cows etc. When we turned into a nuclear family, we had dogs living with us. So being around pets is not new to me, except I never got involved while raising them. I would just be there when things were beautiful and not when they turned ugly, including pet's nature call or sickness. My mother or sister would always be around to take care of them.  In 2020 when I decided to become a pet parent, what did I choose as my pet?

Because you are precious

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Courtesy While growing up and even for the matter of fact adulting, you are constantly told that you are unworthy of something. This pines you from the bottom of your heart. You want to tell them they do not have the right to treat you like that, and you are uncomfortable with such harsh words spewed at you. And if you are very sensitive to such trolls, then you experience cold flashes and hot flashes, an undefined anxiety and panic which spirals you down to the labyrinth of self pity.  I am no saint. I have experienced all these when I was a child and also my during my growing years, heck I face such destructive criticism till date. Either people comment on my body weight / shape, or on my nature of being gullible. But now it does not bother me at all. I have stopped accepting validations about me from others. A close friend of mine once told me that I get to choose my battle. It is up to me to educate people on what is right or wrong. To an ignorant, you can never help

The Winter Wolf

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It was a normal day at work where sun was shining bright outside and we employees in Bangalore office were at our comforts in air conditioned cubicles. While the entire nation was waiting for the results to be declared on India's General Assembly Election, my colleague Ms. Toshi Suman Gupta wrote a prompt. I got interested so tried my hands in continuing from where she left those beautiful words.  I am sharing the same below for your to enjoy. Do leave a comment on how you felt after reading it. We have titled it as The Winter Wolf.