Arohie Chopra

Bio

Arohie was born and raised in Montreal, Quebec to an Indian family. On her pursuit for independence and fulfillment she moved to Toronto, Ontario. Although she is a mechanical engineer by profession, her true passions are writing and dancing. Being an Indo-Canadian girl who speaks fluent French and works in a male dominant career can give you loads of perspective. Thus she has made it her motive to learn from her surroundings and share the experiences.

10 Times Your Office Felt More Like A Sitcom Than A Workplace

By Arohie Chopra
Who came up with the genius idea of setting up cubicles like a rat maze and squishing highly emotional and ambitious beings in tight spaces? Isn't the set-up bound for drama? In the hit mock reality TV show, "The Office," Michael Scott, played by…

5 Ways In Which Obama Believes Gen-Y Runs The World

By Arohie Chopra
Jimmy Kimmel sneakily pointed out in his #LieWitnessNews that not everyone is aware of President Barack Obama's itinerary. Hardy har har. Yet, I can almost guarantee 3 million American Indians tuned in to hear Obama's speech at India's Republic Day…

5 Realities This Generation Must Embrace Before Finding Success

By Arohie Chopra
When I read about a rise in the number of youths struggling with stress, anxiety and depression, I cannot begin to fathom why this is a reality. What can we do to change that? I recently came across a simple equation that gave a distinct…

4 Lessons All Millennials Can Learn From Their Grandmothers

By Arohie Chopra
There is one piece of advice both of my grandmothers have tried to instill in me since birth. If I close my eyes, I can almost hear them say it in unison. In their native tongue, they would say, "Speak less and nod more." Our grandmothers were part…

The Mark Zuckerberg Complex: 5 Reasons Why Your Quarter-Life Crisis Makes No Sense

By Arohie Chopra
Members of the previous generation might have experienced the quarter-life crisis if they weren't married by their 25th birthdays; it was simply a shame that was unbearable. All your friends would be married and having children while you would lurk…

Why We Find Ourselves With Guilt When We Enter New Relationships

By Arohie Chopra
In an attempt to make relationships carefree, it seems we have created quite the debacle. With dating apps that allow you to browse people the same way you flick through TV channels, it's no surprise our generation is facing some serious commitment…

TBT: 5 Lessons We Can Learn From 'Arthur'

By Arohie Chopra
Arthur Read from the classic 90s show, "Arthur," is the prime example of the boy next door. He is the everyday man. He has great aspirations but limited capabilities. That's why Alan (or The Brain) dubs him "Average" Arthur. Growing up, I…

Your Voice Matters: 5 Reasons Why Confrontation Is Essential To Your Happiness

By Arohie Chopra
Have you ever sent a serious text message to someone and buffered your feelings with casual text speak or emojis? Do you pretend you're tipsy when you are voicing strong opinions and blame it on the alcohol? Can you name people to whom you connected…

3 Reasons You Need To Embrace Your Weaknesses

By Arohie Chopra
Nowadays in interviews, employers are likely to ask you about your weaknesses. We are told that the best response is to provide a genuine weakness that you had in the past, elaborate on the steps you took to improve it, define the precautions you…

Live Between The Lines: Why Does Gen-Y Feel The Need To Define Itself?

By Arohie Chopra
In an effort to learn more about me, people often ask questions that force me to label myself. But why does it matter if I’m a girly-girl or a tomboy? The answers never provide true depth regarding who I actually am. As complex creatures, we’re only…

Good Girl Gone Bad: How A Big City Turned My Virtues Into Vices

By Arohie Chopra
Maybe it’s true that women can’t change men and that men cannot change women. But, upon serious reflection, it seems that life in big cities can certainly affect women — perhaps cities even change their spirits. Is it true that dazzling city lights,…

The 15 Life Lessons We Learned From 'Billy Madison'

By Arohie Chopra
Okay, you caught me! I know I said I don't like slapstick comedy in #4 of my Elite Daily Post about “Downton Abbey,” but I forgot to mention the one and only exception: Adam Sandler. My friends and I have been following his career since the very…

How To Use Silence To Put Your Relationship To The Test

By Arohie Chopra
A dear friend recently told me the best secret test for any relationship: play the quiet game. He claimed that the strength of any relationship, whether professional, romantic or anywhere in between, could be evaluated by the length of silence a…

Why The Winter Makes You Sad: How Seasonal Depression Could Be Affecting Your Lifestyle

By Arohie Chopra
Even though it's been a couple of weeks, are you still complaining about Day Light Savings? Are you the only one out of your group of friends whose body is physically rejecting the time change? Are you tired all the time? Are you always on edge and…

It's Your Choice: You Don't Have To Deal With The People You Can't Stand

By Arohie Chopra
Part of being grown up is learning how to keep your composure with each person you meet. I am specifically speaking about those people who haven’t quite graduate into adulthood yet, regardless of age. These people will twist your insides with their…

No Scrubs: Gen-Y Needs To Stop Settling In The Name Of Love

By Arohie Chopra
I enjoy surrounding myself with older friends. I have always been a borderline, undercover groupie. Why the anxiousness to be older? Well, my role models are out of the self-discovery phase, are confident whole beings, independent thinkers, and have…

The Curse Of The Helicopter Parents: How Over-Parenting Has Affected Millennials

By Arohie Chopra
Imagine raising kids in a land that is unknown to you. You attempt to instill values about a culture that doesn't really apply to your children. You teach them a language that’s foreign to their evolving dialect. You try to find a balance, but the…

How To Make The Most Of Post-College Independence And The Real World

By Arohie Chopra
You’ve recently graduated, scored an awesome job and moved out on your own to a fabulous new condo in the center of your dream city. You’re feeling excited, motivated, determined and, above all, completely incapable and nauseated. You realize you…