Most of us associate our career progression with vertical growth, moving up the rungs as it often translates to pay rises, better perks, a corner office perhaps, more recognition and being looked upon as a symbol of power. As we started off on our career journey in our early or mid 20’s dint we look… Continue reading Building a fulfilling career -beyond the promo and pay rise
Last week as I was driving back home from the gym, around 10.30 in the morning on a weekday- at a busy junction where the signal never works and that remains unmanned despite the maddening rush- my car was brushed by an auto rickshaw. Before I had time to react, the auto sped off. I… Continue reading Of bruises and choices #Musings
I am and will always be an ardent fiction lover, I have hardly ventured into reading non fiction and when I have , havent really enjoyed the reading experience. Its taken me far longer to complete non fiction and the joy of immersing myself in the book has not been as much. This is why… Continue reading 4 empowering lessons I learnt from Michelle Obama’s Memoir “Becoming”
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
I have never been a fan of video calling ever, except for the ones done in the course of work with the office backdrop, a perfectly dressed me and the good lighting at the workplace which makes for a perfect video call setting. In fact I feel more connected talking to colleagues based in other… Continue reading Video calls in times of WFH- Yay or Nay?
A question that has often plagued me in the recent past. And I do have some answers but not all feel justified to my own heart. I started off my writing journey in 2014 when I became a Mom. Before this I had written a poem once in my early 20’s in my diary and… Continue reading Why don’t I write more often? #Musings
My friend and I were talking a few days back that its been 6 whole months since we last stepped into office- March 16th it was. It seems unbelievable the things each one of us have gone through. Something we had never envisioned for ourselves ever.From the initial days of being plunged into a strict… Continue reading 6 months post Corona- Does this really feel normal?
The skyscrapers terrified me as a newbie, its a lonely life here. Plenty of money, luxuries, everything except for love and laughter they said. As you move higher, the lonelier you will get. Is it worth it, I thought a thousand times as I saw the flashy suits and wondered what was hidden beneath the… Continue reading My life, my way #FlashFiction
In mid March, it seemed like the worst nightmare ever and one that dint look like its ending. Work from home was not fun, I missed dressing up, putting on make up, my shoes and driving to work. I had just moved closer to my workplace and was looking forward to the flexibility of travelling… Continue reading Count your blessings- here is what the pandemic taught me
In early March when we had almost no clue of the drama that would unfold in the next month, I was glancing through the newspapers which carried articles of work from home. Many IT companies had started split operations and there were pictures of a woman chopping veggies as she sat beside her laptop and… Continue reading Work from home- Yea or Nay #CoronaDays