Abhilasha Khaitan

Consultant

An MBA by qualification but writer by passion, Abhilasha Khaitan has worked as an editor across publications including Forbes IndiaForbesLife IndiaDNA and India Today. She has also authored a book for Harper's Bazaar India titled The Power List: Women Who Write Their Own Rules.  Over the last two decades, she has written on sports, business, social issues and popular culture. She is currently deep-diving into the world of modern-day relationships because people and how they relate to each other matter.
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Navigating Relationships//

Dating and the Unnecessary Agony of Waiting

by Abhilasha Khaitan
Wisdom//

We Expect People to Behave the Way We Want, That’s the Problem

by Abhilasha Khaitan
Sharing personal experiences is cathartic, enables real conversations and makes navigating relationships much easier—knowing you're not alone. Illustration by Vanshika Swaika, an experience designer by day and hand letterer by night. She dabbles in illustrations, and finds herself contour drawing people on the Mumbai local. You can find her @ vanshikaswaikadotcom on Instagram.
Navigating Relationships//

Why I Share: It’s Not Brave. It’s Necessary

by Abhilasha Khaitan
In the movie Runaway Bride, Julia Roberts’ character’s tendency to accept her partner’s choice of breakfast eggs as her own was a reflection of her inability to be herself. That lead to implosions in all her relationships till Richard Gere’s character came along. Illustration by Kavita Ramchandran, a New York-based illustrator and graphic designer, originally from Bombay. She likes to draw food, ephemera and children’s picture books. You can find her @wemakebelieve on Instagram.
Navigating Relationships//

Dating Apps Are Stressful. They’re Also the Best Relationship Schools. My First Lesson: Be Who You Are, Warts and All

by Abhilasha Khaitan
File photograph of Roger Federer playing for UAE Royals against  Indian Aces during IPTL at Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium in Delhi. Photo courtesy: The Times of India
Wisdom//

Federer Lost And I Didn’t Want to Get Out of Bed This Morning

by Abhilasha Khaitan
Purpose//

Don’t Wait Till You’re 60 to Turn to Spirituality: Neerja Birla

by Abhilasha Khaitan
Purpose//

Vishy Anand May Look Calm, But There’s a Battle Inside

by Abhilasha Khaitan
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- Marcus Aurelius

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