I am a huge fan of 'to-do' lists. I honestly, cannot function without a 'to-do' list. Some people write a daily 'to-do' list. Well, ahem!! I write a 'to-do' list for the whole year, each month, each week and each day. I know, this sounds crazy but I am probably bit of a control freak. … Continue reading How a “To-Do’ List can be helpful
Due to this Covid 19, each day seems like a struggle. I often feel that nothing good is happening around, however, when I sit down to write my gratitude journal, I realise that August has been an amazing month. What made me Grateful in AugustTweet Birthday: August is my birth month and I always feel … Continue reading What made me Grateful in August # MondayMusing
Ever since the Covid crisis began, I struggle to find moments that I can feel grateful for. Nevertheless, the greatest moment of gratitude is that I am still alive. I wake up every day and try to find a motivation to get through the day. On few days I find solace in music on another … Continue reading Gratitude List July
Apologies for the scary title. I know this kind of title can shock us more during this pandemic. However, a Bucket List may be a good idea. It may give you the motivation to survive these days of anxiety and make you more productive and energetic. With the COVID 19 virus spreading in leaps and … Continue reading Did you create a Bucket List during the Pandemic?
I have perennially hated cooking. Those who are my regular readers know that once I also wrote a post titled I hate cooking. However, in this lockdown period the only thing that is keeping me sane is cooking. And, if I go by my social media timeline then many more people have found solace in … Continue reading How Cooking is helping us Cope with the Lockdown
I want to talk about two recent sad deaths. One of George Floyd and the other Sushant Singh Rajput (who was incidentally my neighbor for a couple of months). Let me first begin with a childhood story about one of my neighbors, that I recollected after I saw Indians posting vehemently on Social Media with … Continue reading How the death of Sushant Singh and George Floyd exposed the Hypocrisy of Indians #MondayMusings
There was a time in life where I had run the house without any maid. However, back then I was a newly married girl and a smile was enough to make the husband do the dishes. A small pouty 'please' made the husband mop the floors. Thus, the hardest reality this lockdown brought in front of me is that I have grown old and no amount of smile, grin, pout is enough to make the better half move away from his laptop. Every 'please' falls to deaf ears and rather bounces back with 'cha dao' (give me tea).
Forgive others not because they deserve forgiveness but because you deserve peace.---- Buddha When I was younger, I used to get hurt easily. I used to carry that hurt in my heart for the longest time and suffer. I never realized that by not forgetting or forgiving, the only person whom I was punishing was … Continue reading Steps to Forgive Others- #MondayMusings
For any Bengali, anywhere in the world, October is a special month. This is the month when we celebrate our Durga Puja. I am no exception. Apart from Durga Puja we also celebrated Lakshmi puja, Kali Puja, Diwali and Bhai Phonta (Bhai Dooj). This year, thanks to the neighborhood kids, we also celebrated Halloween in … Continue reading Gratitude List- October