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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   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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   My Life, My Way: Subhalaxmi Parida Talks About Self Love, Life, and Positivity

"Realized that it had been a long time since I had appreciated myself." With this one line, Subhalaxmi Parida submitted her '51 Things I Love About Myself' for our Self Love Challenge on Facebook. We all are making our journeys in this world. Her world is driven by passion, humility, truth, search, and learning. She has principles and she is never afraid to stick to them.

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   Full of Self-Love, Life, and Lemon Zest: 50 Things Kanika Goyal Loves About Herself

"It's still rather overwhelming that I could complete this. After the first ten, I did it all in one go. Lots of love." She is one of the first people to accept this challenge from our side, and went on to challenge several of her friends to do this. Because she knows what it takes to get this done in this world. Personally, she has one of the most reassuring and calming smile I have EVER seen.

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   Depressed, Yet Loving Self! A Soulful Entry by Saksham!

"My life has had so many influences, and all of them have worked together to make me who I am right now. Being from an upper middle class family, finding the good kind of company at the most impressionable age, personal trysts with different sets of religious beliefs and lack thereof, bullying in school, exploring my identity, battling depression

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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 "I" love about Tanya Kharbanda

I have written about myself from a third person’s point of view , doing so has helped me see a lot of things which I would not be able to see if I wrote it by embodying my own-self. This may appear to be narcisstic..but I love everything about myself, even the things I don’t like… I love "Tanya" completely just way she is flawed and flawless :-) Physically!!! Well this girl has one of the most deep and naughty eyes…  hazel light brown iris which often in sunlight appear gold. Lustrous honey hair with natural streaks of gold..(yes its natural, thanks to my genes)

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   Megha Loves Being Herself and 49 Things More

While flipping through the mails of friends and family members that we have received as entries for the Self Love Challenge, we were pleasantly surprised to receive this one entry in particular. Quite strangely, we don't know the person whose self-love story you are going to read in a bit. In fact, she insists upon not sharing her pictures or Twitter handle.We wonder who this strange girl is... Anyway, here is sharing with you all, Megha's tryst with loving herself!

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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 Face-Off With The Ultimate Enemy

Fear takes hold of me as I feel her standing behind me and slowly stepping towards me as a tactful predator. A chill runs through my spine, making me shiver, and I don't have the courage to turn around and see her. The weather seems to be resonating with my thoughts; dark clouds filling every inch of the infinite sky. I know this time she's not alone. She is here with a plan to end my story there and then with a weapon; a knife. Would she just stab me in the back without even confronting me? Or this time, we will get to discuss our fears.

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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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   This is the beginning

From where I stand right now, nothing was this way ever before. And nothing will ever be. It always feels like this. When asked to describe the present, I am flooded with flashes of past and dreams of future. About the present? I can just see myself and people I cherish beyond this life. I see myself, like right now, basking in the yellow light of this strange staircase, trying to pen something for you. Yes you! I wish I could speak with you in person. For now, and for always, these words are going to be the bridge.

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