For years, I have tried to fit in – fit into the popular trends and culture. Continue reading Being myself: A journey of self-acceptance
“Sushant Singh Rajput,” a message from my colleague read.
I sent question marks in reply.
“Suicide.” Continue reading Destigmatising conversations around suicide and mental health: I’m a human before I’m a journalist
A cloudy sky
Social Distancing Day 66 (May 19, 2020)
Noida, India Continue reading Moments #74
Social Distancing Day 66 (May 19, 2020) Continue reading Moments #73
The first time I weaved words
It turned out to be a poem
It was by chance
That I found I could express
My emotions on paper Continue reading Why do I write?
Social Distancing Day 62 (May 15, 2020) Continue reading Moments #71
Krisha who blogs at Krisha’s Cozy Corner tagged me for this activity which made me nostalgic. I thought it was going to be an interesting and short post, but I ended up hunting the archives of my blog. Continue reading My Blogging Firsts
“What gives you genuine happiness?” Continue reading My happiness is more important than your expectations
“I am beautiful. I am amazing. I love myself.” Continue reading I love myself… Our Garden of Gratitude #17
This week’s prompt was Coffee. Continue reading Coffee – Six Word Story
Social Distancing Day 69 (May 12, 2020) Continue reading Moments #69
I found a safe space, where I could be me, in a friend. He did not judge me. All he did was listen to me. He always assured me that all will be right one day. He didn’t have to say it aloud. All he did was to make me feel it. But it did not happen that day. Continue reading When I stopped worrying and started taking control of my problems
Cyranny was giving away the Real Neat Blog Award and I took the opportunity to grab it because I liked the questions she asked. Cyranny’s Cove is one of the first blog’s I discovered where bloggers actually engaged with each other. Her posts make me feel happy and I’m you’ll find all the positivity you need if you visit her blog. Continue reading Real Neat Blog Award
Irut nominated me for the Vincent Ehindero Blogger Award last month. Thanks Irut! She’s a woman full of life who’s sharing bits and pieces of her life at Glittercut. Continue reading Vincent Ehindero Blogger Award
All I had to do was to put hand hands on paper and draw an outline of both my hands. Then in the left hand’s sketch, I had to write five things I have to let go and in the right hand’s sketch, note down the things I want to hold on to. All the 10 things have to be written in the fingers and thumbs. Then you’ve to assign a colour to those things. Continue reading 5 things to let go and 5 things to hold on
There was a chapter on a squirrel named Gillu in my Class 6 or 7 Hindi book. I don’t remember what it was. I think I drew this one when I was in Class 8, that was back in 2008. Continue reading Gillu – The squirrel
Anurika nominated me for the 10 OF MY FAVOURITE FEELINGS tag. The tag is the brainchild of Xandria. As I completed 80 days of social distancing yesterday, I think it was the right time to get nominated for this post. We all need to appreciate little things in our lives. Continue reading 10 of my favourite feelings
Mommy special Besan ke laddu
Social distancing Day 52 (May 5, 2020) Continue reading Moments #67
This week’s prompt is date! Continue reading Date – Six Word Story
Does that sound selfish? Oh no! It’s self love. Last month, I attended a virtual talk of a friend who is a counsellor. In the talk, we were asked, who is the most important person in your life.
While many of us consider our families as the most important people in our lives, we forget to count ourselves. That’s was the point those counsellors wanted to put forth. Interestingly, my answer was:
ME! SAUMYA! Continue reading A note of kindness for myself