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Shalin Maria Thomas

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Shalin Maria Thomas is a freelance writer based in Bangalore. She drinks cappuccino and reads travelogues in her spare time, and chirps @MostlyShalin, occasionally.
6 Ways To Make Your New Year's Resolutions

6 Ways To Make Your New Year's Resolutions Stick

New Year's resolutions are infamous for being abandoned with as much gusto as with which they are formed in the first place. Only 46% have any success for at least six months. In fact, about 25% of the resolution makers won't even last a week. So why is it so hard to stick to decisions that are good for us? Whatever be the reason, here are a few time-tested ideas that might help you stick with it.
06/01/2016 8:15 AM IST
A 31-Year-Old's Advice To Her 20-Something

A 31-Year-Old's Advice To Her 20-Something Self

If I could go back in time and do my 20s again, I probably would. Just to have another go at all the things I failed to notice, but that are clearer now that I'm older. I'd like to believe that at 30, a gong was sounded in the heavens and the spell of self-destructive idiocy was lifted.
20/08/2015 8:16 AM IST