Replacing Grudge with Gratitude: It took me four decades to learn to count my blessings. I always used to only count the negatives in life, the bad things that happened to me and always overlooked the good things that happened. However, thankfully now I am slowly learning to appreciate the blessings. The more I am … Continue reading Things I was Grateful for in March
My mother always used to say that I have no good habits. I guess most Indian mothers love to think that their offspring are ‘good for nothing’. However, irrespective of her lack of confidence in me, I developed quite a few good habits. These good habits were not picked up in a day. They were … Continue reading 5 Good Habits for a Grateful and Positive Life #MondayMusings
Last week was Women’s Day. A friend of mine called early in the morning and said excitedly “Hey, Happy Women’s Day. Let’s catch up for lunch and then go for a hair spa. Everywhere they have given a discount for Women’s day.” I have done my M.Phil in Women’s Studies and I was dying to … Continue reading Women’s Day, Bored Wife and English Vinglish #MondayMusings
February was an immensely busy month in terms of work and blogging. This month was also a month of gratitude. A couple of my posts were greatly appreciated by my readers. Through my post Introvert Vs Extrovert I could connect to quite a few other introverts in the blogging world. Honestly, when I wrote the … Continue reading Gratitude List- February 2018
Have you ever seen a cobweb in someone else’s home, a restaurant, or anywhere and felt like cleaning it? Have you ever gone to a friend’s house and seen dust on her centre table and felt a pressing need to dust it? Have you ever not been able to fall asleep because you had not … Continue reading ATAXOPHOBIA- Disorder or Good Habit?
Last Wednesday was Valentine’s Day and my social media newsfeed was choking with love (pronounce Laov). Everybody was expressing their undivided laov to their wives/girlfriends/husbands and boyfriends. The singles didn’t want to miss the fun and they claimed that V-day is not only for couples but for anyone whom you love. Therefore they started writing … Continue reading #CoupleGoals- What is That?
People find it weird when I go for movies/plays/shopping/dinner alone. They think I am crazy however, I find it liberating. There was a time in my life when I started doing things alone as I had no choice, however over the years it became my chosen lifestyle. I go alone not because I am alone … Continue reading How I Befriended Loneliness
In the initial years of my marriage, I found my Father-in-Law (FIL) scary and intimidating. Thanks to the family ranting. He was labelled as socially awkward who interacted less, never attended weddings, never went and stayed at anybody’s house (including his children’s), a recluse who had a bad temper. On the other hand, my mother-in-law … Continue reading Introvert Vs Extrovert #MondayMusings
January proved to be an eccentrically hectic yet amazing month. So many things happened in the span of last 29 days that I am honestly overwhelmed. This was the anniversary month of my blog and I am grateful and indebted to all the fellow bloggers who took out time from their busy schedules and wrote … Continue reading January Gratitude List