In ‘Supernormal’, her groundbreaking new study of trauma and survival, Meg Jay tells the stories of people who overcome trauma in their childhoods to go on and live successful lives as adults.
Jasho’s story is that of an ordinary, primary-school educated woman from a nondescript village, who became the ‘Rock of Gibraltar’ for her ambitious, globe-trotting husband. Her daughter Anita Panda traces her mother’s journey.
Allow your children to find their own paths – like the practice of a martial art, it may just lead you to grow yourself, says Kay Newton.
UK-based American writer and columnist Christie Drozdowski uses her personal experiences as a woman and mother to inspire her work.
Melika, the Iranian girl in this viral picture shares why she stopped by the side of the road in Tehran one evening and took off her veil.
A near-fatal accident and the loss of her closest confidantes only reinforced Anuradha Jhunjhunwala’s fighting spirit and zest for life.
Epicurean, chef and caterer Shreyaa Shah brings together good food with good health in her cuisine and workshops.
Indian-American Shazia Imam went through what most women fear: She lost a baby and then her marriage collapsed. But her experiences only spurred her to help other women with their own transformative journeys.
Standup comic Neeti Palta takes a break from making Indians laugh and gives us a peek into her home, life, history – and refrigerator.
She was born a boy. Accepting and revealing her true gender identity had both personal and professional repercussions for this 23-year-old from Delhi.
Social activist Madhavi Kuckreja is not only empowering underprivileged Indian women, she’s also walking her talk in her personal life.
Actor Saloni Chopra’s provocative social-media posts and videos are her way of igniting debate on gender violence, stereotypes and sexuality.
Five refreshing alcoholic beverages made with seasonal fruits to keep you cool this month.
A reader asks our in-house clinical psychologist Smriti Sawhney Joshi how to resolve her past with her
alcoholic and abusive father.
Despite a reverse global trend, a new study has found more Indian women with cancer than men. We dig around to understand why.
There is nothing to fear in change, it is part of life. Try the ‘rocking chair test’ to see if you have lived your life to the fullest, without regrets, says Kay Newton.
These four lifestyle brands make your shopping guilt-free: TARAgram, Chhoti Si Asha, Last Forest and Champa Aur Chinti.
Loss and grief transformed diffident homemaker Saumyashree Nayak to a confident professional and brave single mother.
Why must your sanitary napkin leave a plastic burden on the earth? Opt for these biodegradable and reusable versions instead.
She sparked off a global debate on race and parenting, sold millions of copies and made ‘tiger mom’ a household term. And now Yale law professor Amy Chua is out with her new theory on political tribes.
A fateful fire led Laxmana Dalmia, daughter of a poetess and India’s pioneering industrialist, to switch careers and venture into spirituality.
Nutritionist Deepa Rupani started training for half-marathons in her late 30s, and rediscovered her true calling – and herself.
A moving film she watched with her grandma and a humiliating moment in school led Kay Newton to her life’s true purpose.
Reena Nanda’s new book ‘From Quetta to Delhi’ traces the path of her family as they migrated to an uncertain future, and is as much about the pain of India’s Partition as about Punjabi customs and lore that survive even today in parts of both countries.
One in 2,000 babies is born intersex. But parents needn’t despair; modern science, and an experienced professional, can offer solutions.
Priyamvada Singh left a cushy life in Mumbai to restore her family’s 148-year-old fort in Rajasthan. She ended up giving the village of Meja a new look, and the rural community a new outlook
We at eShe love natural skincare products and ancient Indian healing therapies. Here are our picks of the month.
Seeking stories of survival for a writing project, student Ranak Mann uncovered the sorrowful secret his friend has been holding on to for years.
Nothing de-glamorises you like #momlife. So here are some quick and easy tips you need to know if you have a little one taking up most of your waking hours. Who said looking good takes a lot of time, asks Hansa Makhijani Jain.
Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie, Peach by Emma Glass, and an old book that MUST make it to your reading list this month.