Friendships- and why this is not just about Friendship Day

We all have certain biases ingrained deep within- whether we choose to accept it or not is a different matter. I have them too and here are a few things I always thought when it came to friends: I can only bond with people who are like me- have similar tastes in books, similar hobbies,… Continue reading Friendships- and why this is not just about Friendship Day

The path to happiness #FictionMondays

I’ll be happy when I clear my exams with good grades. I’ll be happy when I secure a job with one of these top notch companies I’ll be happy when I find love I’ll be happy when we tie the knot I’ll be happy when we buy our own home I’ll be happy when we… Continue reading The path to happiness #FictionMondays

Wake up Riya! #FictionMondays

The shrill sound of the alarm clock, every morning at 5.30. Oh how she hated it! 5 minutes more Baba , she pleaded every day. And that 5 would turn to 10, post which the blanket would be pulled off and she would find herself in the bathroom. “No missing a day of badminton” is… Continue reading Wake up Riya! #FictionMondays

Word of the year 2022: Gratitude

Its that time of the year again. I was toying between writing a round up post OR bringing up my WOTY for 2022. While the latter could have waited, I zeroed in on WOTY as this has been a transformational past few weeks for me personally , especially since I started practising gratitude more mindfully.… Continue reading Word of the year 2022: Gratitude

Invincible #FictionMondays

“Do you think you are strong Angel?” I asked my 6 year old. “Yes I am. The other day I was so tired as my dance teacher made me practise dancing again and again to get the perfect moves as she wanted to shoot a group video. Sweat was trickling down my face but I… Continue reading Invincible #FictionMondays

What do you miss about Work from office the most? #CoronaDiaries

Did the title seem like “wth”, why would we miss office at all? Its been almost 1.5 years of working from home, schooling from home, house parties, socialising from home. Most of us have set up our very own home office with back up of 2,3 devices, wi fi connections , a comfy office chair… Continue reading What do you miss about Work from office the most? #CoronaDiaries

Virtual farewells, life changing events – Life goes on

Friday was a mixed bag of emotions. Farewells are never easy specially when its someone dear to you. This Friday a dear friend and office colleague had his last day in office. While we made sure to have that last skype call on the office infrastructure (its a surreal feeling that this group of people… Continue reading Virtual farewells, life changing events – Life goes on

Its Ok to not be “Ok”

Corona fatigue as they call it- this feeling of not being able to see an end in sight is starting to get at the most optimistic of us. The second wave in India is devastating, it suddenly feels closer home. Its no longer about statistics- number of deaths reported in media, insufficient hospital beds or… Continue reading Its Ok to not be “Ok”

Free #FictionMondays

How I wish I was a bird, free to fly away from the pandemonium that surrounds me, soar over mountains and valleys, never stay at one place but keep exploring. “You are a girl, don’t ever entertain such thoughts”, they said. Study well and help your mother in household chores. “Girls shouldn’t dare to dream… Continue reading Free #FictionMondays

A year of resolutions or do I resolve to make none?

A question that often plagues one and all- open the newspaper or browse through your phone, read blogposts or chat with friends- the new year resolutions often top the charts. 2020 a year that will go down in history as something that turned out to be starkly different than what any of us had ever… Continue reading A year of resolutions or do I resolve to make none?