There is a painting.
Everybody is happy in it.
It is such a beautiful painting.
But that girl there,
She is crying. Continue reading The (beautiful) paintings
I recently attended a safe space conversation on Instagram live which focused on what not to communicate with someone going through a tough time. The conversation took me back to the time when I tried to support a friend. Their problem appeared similar to what I had gone through years ago. So I thought it would help if I shared my experiences with them. I even tried to give them solutions to their problem by sharing what worked for me. Continue reading I realized where I went wrong in supporting my friend and how I could have done it better
This week’s prompt was Coffee. Continue reading Coffee – Six Word Story
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
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
Ek kali mere ghar me aayi
Chaaron or baji shehnaayi
Kiske ghar ki laxmi hai ye
Devi mere ghar aayi Continue reading Moments #65
Seed of the week: What’s the best thing that happened today so far? Continue reading The best thing today… Our Garden of Gratitude #15
Grey, green and red
Social distancing day day 51 (May 4, 2020)
Noida, India Continue reading Moments #63
In this post, I answer the following question:
Do you ever ‘stretch’ i.e. expand your horizons by writing outside your comfort zone? If not, why? Continue reading Writing outside my comfort zone – Blogging Insight #25
In this post, I answer the following questions:
What advice would you give someone launching their blog for the first time?
What would you tell them to do that you were not able to do?
What is something that YOU did but you would strongly tell a new blogger NOT to do? Continue reading A word of advice for new bloggers – Blogging Insights #24
You make others laugh
You are helpful
You love Continue reading Dear N
It’s been a long time since I wrote to you. To be precise, it’s been 1 year, 11 months and 26 days. A lot has changed in this period. I have started to realise your worth and that I should not let you slip away. Continue reading Dear Time
Dear 15-year-old Me
You performed so well in your exams! I am proud of you. I know the result did no make any difference. The board took away the excitement of the declaration of the result by postponing it again and again. Continue reading A letter to my 15-year-old self
Everything seemed hollow
It was all shallow
All she found were
When she judged her actions
Life was taking a revenge Continue reading Quest
I saw a dream last night
I feel pleasant this morning
I feel happy
I want to say a lot
But I don’t have words to express
Or maybe I fear to confess Continue reading A little more
Engagement is the key to a successful blog. Continue reading How do I increase reader engagement on my blog? #Blogging Insights 15 – Traffic and growth
The prompt for this week is-
Read the post to participate.
Also check out last week’s round-up here Continue reading Let it Bleed Weekly Prompt Challenge 37