I just finished watching this show "The Social Dilemma" on Netflix. It is a documentary about how social media propagates certain agendas of its own interest and influences the psyche of an individual unknowingly. It shows the level of craziness we humans have reached with the obsession of being dependent on the internet and assuming … Continue reading The Social Dilemma
Just finished watching "UPLOAD" on Amazon Prime. What will you do if you are asked to choose between a normal death or an UPLOAD??? Upload to a simulation of afterlife. Where you will be getting every kind of services available there but someone who is alive in real will be paying for you. And the … Continue reading UPLOAD – THE SHOW
Why is it so fragile? No it's not the tender petalsof the newly bloomed flowerThe Middlemist's Red Camelliabeing the rarest amongst all Why is it so fragile? No not that Bone China Crockeryyour mom has been saving for guestsWhich you have been eyeing onfor so long now Why is it so fragile? No not the … Continue reading Why is it so fragile?
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Thankyou Sarthak for considering my suggestion for the topic (Gaslighting). As I have personally been through it, I could totally relate to each and every word written over here.
I must say that you have done full justice to the topic.
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What is gaslighting ?
“Gaslighting is a form of psychological manipulation in which a person or a group covertly sows seeds of doubt in a targeted individual, making them question their own memory, perception, or judgment, often evoking in them cognitive dissonance and other changes such as low self-esteem.”
In simple words, when someone is trying to belittle you by abusive words or simply making you feel negative about yourself, it is a form of gaslighting.
It is especially dangerous because it distorts…
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Why being fake when being real is easyTry it genuinely and you will never be fussy Why busy in making unreal storiesAnd escaping from real glories Only to hide your faults and weaknessLittle did you know, they show your uniqueness Uniqueness is required to standout from the crowdSilently standing amidst the fake shout Fake is … Continue reading Why fake?
It was just a day before the announcement of lockdown that I returned home where my parents live. I work in another city so I brought two- three sets of clothes only with me to survive a weekend. As I was staying alone for so long, it wasn't easy for me to adjust in the … Continue reading The Coronavirus Pandemic: Impact of the lockdown in my life