Tarun Gidwani: The Guy with a Signboard and a Purpose

Among the vast sea of Facebook posts one day, we chanced upon this amazing human, thanks to the Logical Indian. What followed was the “perfect one-time phenomenon of life” as Tarun himself puts it.A little curiosity and shamelessness on our part, led us to having an amazing conversation with this kind random stranger who likes to carry the “You’re Perfect” signboard on the streets!

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   The Art of Taking Compliments

There has been a realization and a revelation to me less than 24 hours ago. Someone I barely knew but admired came up to me and complimented me, saying I have really sharp insights to offer in the workshop (that's where I met her). I thanked her, tried controlling my face from bursting into a warm red, and walked back to my friend. After gulping down a glass of water and coming close to him, I whispered hesitantly, “A counsellor just now complimented...." "I know!”

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   2 Cafe Chronicles and the TwistedPOVs

2 Cafe Chronicles and the TwistedPOVs Are you aware about a thousand stories that surround you, as you while away in a fancy Café while the city tithers away under the torments of rain? The curiosity got the better of us, as we found ourselves lurking around at the corners of some random Cafés in the capital.  As the first of our offering in the #TwistedPOV section, we bring you two tales of café. Are they connected? Are they antagonistic? What is the damn connection? We don’t know You figure and do let us know!

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   Lazy to Type but Not to Love Self! That's Anjali Bissa for You all!

So here is a self lover who is ready to make her self-love declaration go live! However, she doesn't wish to put her pictures on the Blog? Does that mean she isn't real? No! She is one us! You might have shared your metro ride to office this morning with her. Perhaps she is classmates with your daughter.Perhaps she is your daughter. Or a son just trying to accept his gender.

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   Pompi's Procrastination, Resilience and Selflove at LeanOnTree

We at LeanOnTree simply loved this entry! It is seldom that we frequent entries on our Self Love Challenge that doesn't require editing at all. Here's presenting Pompi Banerjee unplugged, with her honest and "publicly share-able" declaration of her love for self! So, after a considerable amount of procrastination and false starts, here I am, writing about the 50 things I love about myself.

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   Not Perfect But Improving! Rachna’s Declaration of Self-Love!

Rachna…A Hindi word that fundamentally means "Creation!" Let us figure out below, what all the Creation aka Rachna loves about herself. This one is for the girl with the most sincere and honest smile. Loving yourself is an art and I love myself in various ways, one of which is reminding myself how grateful I am to be alive, enjoying my life with the one I love the most and can live another infinity years with him.

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   50 Things Manish Love About Himself, That Will Make You Go Awwww!!!

Awww!!! Honestly speaking, we never had THESE many AWW-moments while proof-reading any other entry in the Self-Love Challenge. And no, we will not divulge any more details. Why don't you read Manish Aggarwal's flamboyant, innocent and very honest declaration of self-love, and figure it out for yourself? Okay fine, we will help you with the inputs, as and where required. Winkss!

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   Punyasloka Parida: A Geek! A Movie Buff! And Now, A Self-Lover!

Have you wondered what amazing journey life is? It was quite heartening for us to see how by writing 50 Things He Loved About Himself, Punyasloka Parida gave us a glimpse of his journey so far. We feel honored that he could trust us enough, to share his personal odyssey! C'mon Leaners, let us discover how well he fared on the Self Love Challenge

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   I Love That I Could Find So Many Ways to Love Myself - Pallavi Gupta

Leanontree warning: This particular entry in our Self Love Challenge, could be a bit of a roller-coaster ride! Happy Reading!  "I am excited. I like to take up challenges and follow them. Let’s see what this one brings out for me." I love it when my dad puts his heart out to me. He shares his worries and concerns with me. Because he knows I'd understand.I love my face cut. From a few angles it looks real hot. Umm.

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   50 Things Payal Mahajan Love About Herself!

I accepted this challenge thinking it would be fun, and then I just forgot about it. But when I saw Sahil's post I realized that I need to do this...if I say I will, then I will. So here are the 50 things :) I love the fact that I am a very resilient person. I may cry my heart out, I may scream and shout about the injustices I face, but I will eventually bounce back and overcome most things that life throws at me. I love easily. I have been hurt loads of times by people I have loved, but I never seem to learn :).

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   The 50 Things I Love About Myself, By Sahil Verma

This is the first post of the #SelfLoveChallenge. Please check the event details and send us your entries declaring your love for self. Now, over to Sahil. So, I had to take the challenge, like obviously! More than wanting to set up an example and help other self-lovers come up with their posts, I really wanted this experience. “50 Things I Love About Myself! No big deal!!! I can do it!”

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   I know You Know Sometimes We All Need To LeanOnTree

He was a boy. He was scared of Gurgaon; the wide roads and the by-lanes – cemeteries carrying the clingy colossal of countless dreams caught and abandoned. He was a boy, who finally decided to take the leap of faith into manhood, rushing the steady natural process. After all, the boy was now living in a big city. The city that houses more corporate establishments than homes. A city that manufactures several efficient solutions for simplifying several problems of the world’s superpowers.

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