“When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, "Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.”" ~ Fred Rogers I've known Damyanti for a couple of years through the Facebook page of Wrimo India. Since then, we've been in … Continue reading Lets Help Empower Women By Donating To The Project Why Sewing Circle
It was a few days before Diwali in 2015. A friend had come over in the evening and while we were chatting with her, a soul piercing howl shattered our conversation. Two months ago, a stray dog in our locality had given birth to a litter of pups and it seemed that the cries came … Continue reading Lessons I Learnt From My Dog
I sometimes feel like I'm a sponge. I love absorbing every bit of knowledge or words of advice or wisdom from everywhere I can. Of course, the only caveat is that I need to feel that those words will help me in my personal growth or enhance my life in a certain way. So, when … Continue reading The Power Of Uplifting Mobile Apps (Nothing Technical, I Promise!) #LifeHacks #SelfHelp #HelpfulResources
(I'd written this on Facebook a few days back. But felt like I wanted to share this here as it is one of the instances that shows the depth of the relationship I have with books.) One of those days when you once again feel like talking about books even if nobody wants to listen. … Continue reading Days When Books Save You
A few days back, I was standing at the kitchen, cleaning the counter with a sponge wipe and crying my eyes out. My husband, who was carrying the dirty dishes to the sink, noticed my tears and he came and held me. 'You're worried?' He took me in his arms. With one hand still holding … Continue reading My Ma Might Not Understand Feminism, Yet, She Helped Me Become A Feminist #MothersDay
When I decided to take a break from Facebook, this is how my life changed. I'm still on an ongoing journey and if you too crave for some respite from social media, I hope you can glean some helpful tips from this piece.
“What happens when people open their hearts?" "They get better.” ~ Haruki Murakami, Norwegian Wood A close friend texted me a few days back when I was just about to fall asleep, breaking down about her toxic marriage and her inability to get out of it. Another friend told me about how unfairly she is … Continue reading Everybody Needs Love, But Do You Know Where To Look, Baby? #ValentinesDaySpecial