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[Gratitude] The darling buds of May!

” Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May” – William Shakespeare Month of May brought hot winds and dust storms to my otherwise staid and stagnant life, turning it all upside down. I have been confined at home since April this year owing to my dad’s ill-health. He has been staying with me… Read More [Gratitude] The darling buds of May!

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April Showers & Sunshine!!

Before April hits the calendar, there is major excitement in my life as I gear up for the #AtoZchallenge which is a month-long writing fest. I did this challenge for the first time last year and since then, have been hooked to it. So planning began a little early (it has to) but towards the… Read More April Showers & Sunshine!!

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[ #MondayMusings ] Self entitlement is not the shortcut to success; so stop raining down on my parade!

Self entitlement is the most self centered attribute a person has who feelws he deserves everything without ever working hard. Such people rain down on everyone’s parade. Today’s Monday Musings explores this ugly attribute and wonders how to get rid of it.… Read More [ #MondayMusings ] Self entitlement is not the shortcut to success; so stop raining down on my parade!

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A mixed bag in February [Gratitude Post]

Read about my February as I tell you all about the mixed blessings I received in this month in every aspect of my life. I love doing a Gratitude post every month as a recap of the previous one.… Read More A mixed bag in February [Gratitude Post]

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[#MondayMusings] No time for fake love and toxic people!

Todays Monday Musings post is about toxic people.
Toxic people dont care who they hurt and how; they are just working on their premise of being the most important person in the world and set out to display that.… Read More [#MondayMusings] No time for fake love and toxic people!

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December was when Santa came calling!!! [ Gratitude Post ]

A gratitude post for giving thanks to the blissful December 2017 with prayers for continued bliss in 2018!!!… Read More December was when Santa came calling!!! [ Gratitude Post ]

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Imprints on my heart [ #writebravely ]

Imprints on my heart is the final post for the problogger challenge and I am delighted to write about all the things/moments that make me happy! I am combining this post as my Gratitude and chatty blog post for the month of October and hope it will be well received. Read about all my grateful moments in this month as I am blessed with goodness in people and moments.… Read More Imprints on my heart [ #writebravely ]

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Ditch convenience to support sustainable lifestyle [ #writebravely ]

A sustainable living is the need of the hour by every human being on this planet if we are to save it and ourselves from extinction. It may not be very comfortable to do so, but in the long run it greatly eases our health and pockets too!!… Read More Ditch convenience to support sustainable lifestyle [ #writebravely ]

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Come September!!! [ Gratitude Post ]

My monthly gratitude listing post and this month its September 2017 that I am reviewing for all the good, bad and the ugly!! Do tell me how your month was and if you have written a post on it, pls do mention it here in the comments!!… Read More Come September!!! [ Gratitude Post ]

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Embracing my whole self is loving myself! [ Self Love ]

My blog turns one this September as a Self hosted blog and so I decided to kick up some birthday celebrations and invited people to write for me. My first guest in this series is Kashmira Mody -a life coach, yoga practioner among the many hats she dons. I had used her deck on well being for my #NaBloPoMo last November and they were loved by all! … Read More Embracing my whole self is loving myself! [ Self Love ]

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Gratitude Post – July 2017

“Gratitude is more of a compliment to yourself than someone else.” Raheel Farooq I have been missing out on writing my Gratitude posts since a couple of months; blaming it on personal issues rather than laziness to write 😉 But life has been good and blessed and I have loads to tell you. Maybe its… Read More Gratitude Post – July 2017

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Fallen from Grace {Friday Reflection}

Moving into a new place comes with its set of new faces and personalities. I have been doing my bit to get on with the social activities of the colony to familiarize myself with the peeps here. One such lady seems to be a regular on the morning walks and pretty soon we were exchanging… Read More Fallen from Grace {Friday Reflection}

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A health & fitness pact with myself

Ever since I hit 40, I have become a little conscious of my health and what I eat. I made certain changes in my lifestyle to eliminate some habits which I felt were not good in the long run and added some which, well…. we shall see how they turn out to be 😉 This… Read More A health & fitness pact with myself

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The struggle ends when Gratitude begins!!

So often we forget how and why we got something we desired that the moment we get it; the thanks gets lost in the excitement. This April I had  huge changes in my life and watched it all unfold with a bowed head to the almighty for his generosity. (I could finally say “someone up there really… Read More The struggle ends when Gratitude begins!!

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#ThankfulThursdays | 5 Beauty Products I am Thankful for |

I remember being fascinated with my Mom’s beauty valise – a vanity case which was like a treasure trove of colourful pots and jars of lotions, potions and paints. Her dressing table was my playground as I would brush my hair and make endless twirls to preen in front of the large three-sided mirror. (I… Read More #ThankfulThursdays | 5 Beauty Products I am Thankful for |

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#ThankfulThursday – My top five quirks that make me, Me!!!!

When I saw this prompt to express gratitude for five womanly quirks that I am thankful for, I grinned in sheer delight as this is so-me-kinda thing! So of course, I had to scribble out a few lines to satisfy the devil in me. So here goes folks, an uncut unabridged version of my fallacies,… Read More #ThankfulThursday – My top five quirks that make me, Me!!!!

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|The Great Indian Men-tality | Women’s Day 2017 |

The fact of the matter is that a man in India is revered by his; Family, for he would ensure progression of generation plus money would come in on his wedding as opposed to a girls, where it goes out (dowry) Father, for he would take care of business / his old age , etc. Mother,… Read More |The Great Indian Men-tality | Women’s Day 2017 |

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Envy: Not being in competition, makes you the competition!! | #MondayMusings |

“Resentment is like drinking poison and waiting for the other person to die. ” – Carrie Fisher I love this quote for it truly signifies not only what envy is but also how destructive it is! When we are covetous of someone’s success or something that they own; we forget to appreciate the hard work… Read More Envy: Not being in competition, makes you the competition!! | #MondayMusings |

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| #ThankfulThursdays | Silent Gratitude |

 #ThankfulThursdays  The Latin word Gratus means thankful or pleasing and is generally attributed to be the source of the English word Gratitude. In our life there are many people and circumstances who/which can be credited for defining us. While growing up it’s our parents/ siblings/ educators who have taught us innumerable lessons, helped us patiently… Read More | #ThankfulThursdays | Silent Gratitude |