Why you need to put yourself first

The most satisfying relationship in our lives is the one we have with ourselves. I’ve seen extremely good looking men and women, intelligent men and women who are fun to be with hating themselves with a vengeance. And I wonder why? As obvious as it may seem, most of us don’t really share a good relationship Read More →

March has whizzed past. It was a trying month in many ways. The end of Financial Year meant that we were racing to finish the Income Tax formalities for my company, Tranquil. It was a month of exams and unforeseen crises and of relaxation too. So here’s a roundup of what I was grateful for: Read More →

It was a happy day. We were having a get together. It was a potluck and the women were busy preparing what they were meant to bring. I spent a good 2 hours prepping and preparing, clearly underestimating the time it needed to cook for 10 adults and many children. We were looking forward to an Read More →

I woke up this morning to the news of the actress Sridevi dying last night. It was sudden and so unexpected. Like many others, I actually thought that it must be a hoax which it wasn’t. The entire day passed by with a heavy heart. It is like a part of my childhood went along Read More →

When I look back, I feel that compared to the over involved parents of today, our parents were more chilled out or let’s say detached. Objectively I am not a helicopter parent either. I was just reminiscing how they were so much more carefree when it came to their kids. Here are some things our Read More →

Domestic Abuse

Suddenly out of nowhere while having a perfectly loving conversation, he hits her, hard on the face. She hits him back and then he gives it back even worse. I was watching this TV series Big Little Lies when the sudden blow received by Nicole Kidman from her husband character made me flinch. It was Read More →

gratitude January

Strange title, isn’t it? I could not think of anything else when the month has been so challenging. I had to dig deep to find things to be grateful for. It was a testing month for sure. Here’s a recap of how the month went by: Health and Fitness: January was not a very good Read More →

how to deal with disrespectful child

Most people thought that teens were the toughest to deal with. Well, it begins with tweens. Since the past few months, I am having a tough time dealing with my tween who seems to flit from one emotion to another in a matter of minutes. But what gets my goat most often is the disrespect. Read More →