Category: Musings

TRUST VS REALITY

She realized that she’d been staring at the string of words for a long time without actually registering what they meant. Her glazed eyes blurred the contents of the book into oblivion. Only one word stared back at her from the haze. TRUST. What was it about Trust that had defied her intelligence of so…


Improving Body Image with Writing

Writing is One of the Secrets of Improving Body Image Writing is creative and fulfilling, and it’s also a great way to boost body image, according to a recent article from the Times of India. If you don’t love the look of your body, you’re not alone. According to the Scroll, one-quarter of teen girls…


Letter to my Son_Version19

Last year around this time, as a participant of the Blogging from A to Z  Challenge, I had written a series of open letters to my son who was soon to fly out of the nest to pursue his further education abroad. On reaching this important milestone of his 18th birthday, I gifted him a set…


New Age Nightmare

Last night I dreamt. I don’t dream too often these days. It’s probably the quality of sleep that decides whether you dream or you don’t. For some reason, I haven’t been sleeping too well of late and thus the number of dreams I’ve had have dwindled in the past few months. I have had some…


2017 in retrospect

The year 2017 comes to an end for me with mixed feelings and emotions. Despite wanting to write this post that reflected on the year that went by my energies were directed towards other personal commitments. However, the words threaten to spill through as I try to absorb a shocking news I received yesterday. This…


Are you a Lifestyle Blogger?

A few days ago I stumbled upon a thread of tweets in my feed where someone had posted a question which went like this, “How can one be a fashion, travel, lifestyle, food blogger at the same time? I find these multiple hashtags amusing.” The person who had posted the question had also tweeted earlier…


Small Joys of Vancouver

It’s that time of the year when I revel in the festive mood in my own sweet way by doing things that give me pleasure. Diwali, the festival of lights fills me with warmth and makes me sit back to reminisce on all the good things that life offers to me. Some of these joys…


A Rare Homage. ‘We Are The World’ Blogfest #WATWB

I had once written about a family who diligently fed a large pack of stray dogs in their vicinity every single day. You can read the post here. Today I wish to write about a member from the same family who does little acts of kindness towards animals. As a child the daughter of this family…


Women’s Day With eWomen – Take the Leap!

When a certain portal approached me recently to write about them for their blog on the occasion of ‘International Women’s Day’ I was clueless on what exactly went into the thought behind women’s day. In essence celebrating womanhood and their achievements was my idea of the significance of women’s day. Although, I often wondered why…


Pigeoned For Life

We’re facing a peculiar problem at home these days. Since quite sometime now, we’ve been plagued by a flock of stubborn souls who refuse to let us alone. Well, they literally come in flocks and take over the tiny terrace that our living room opens into.  A heavenly place that it once was has now been…