33 Reflections from Life
Life, in it's weird, surprising way has a way of teaching you things which you would have otherwise never learned. I turned 33 today and decided to collate all my learnings over the years into a list and share it with you. Some lessons were easy, some were not but each one of them made... Continue Reading →
An almost panic attack, a movie inspiration & ageism.
Just when you think, you are at the precipice of doom and there is no going back, drowned in misery, and it feels that you know misery like no other. Even when, there are far worse-off people in the world, I know. But at the moment, it seems you are the lone sufferer, stuck in... Continue Reading →
Our Earth is dying. #OnlyOneEarth
The Earth is dying. What a morbid statement to start an article with, isn't it? Well, it’s the truth. Our earth which has sustained life for millions of years, with a million different species, is at the end of its lifecycle. Thanks to us humans. Humans have sucked up all the resources that nature has... Continue Reading →
She writes.She writes to her heart's content.She writes when her heart is not content.She writes about the highs and lows,about the ebbs and flows.She writes when she relates, with the quirks & cliches.She writes to her heart's content,even when her heart is not content.Jinty Skariah Writing has been my constant from the past few years.... Continue Reading →
A Forgotten Anniversary…a day that was.
8a.m: Woke up that day with an ecstatic smile and a grateful heart. It’s our anniversary. We survived four years of marriage and a pandemic. Together. Under one roof. Wished husband for the 100th time. The formalities of wishing and ceremonial cake cutting (in our case, cupcakes. There's an explanation) were already done with at... Continue Reading →
Beware what you wish for, you might get it.
Story of an unfulfilled wish My meditation this morning brought forth memories of a long-forgotten pilgrimage that I embarked on years ago. With a wish in my heart that I never actually wanted to be fulfilled. At the moment, it was everything I wanted in life. It did not feel like a challenge that I... Continue Reading →
Dear Friend, it’s not a “Good” Friday.
To my non-Christian friend who keeps wishing me Happy Good Friday each year despite my constant efforts to explain that Good Friday is not a day of celebration, but a day of mourning. This article is for you. Read on to understand the significance of the days leading up to Easter. And I hope that... Continue Reading →
I wasted two years of my life.
"I regret wasting two years of my life" was something I said during a recent conversation with my husband. His immediate response was "you did not waste it. You used it to learn. You have grown as a person. You have acquired new skills. You are a better version of yourself. Don't you think?" I... Continue Reading →
5 Steps that helped clear my acne-prone skin in a year.
How I cured my acne prone skin in a year? Do you need a 10-step skincare routine? Does it burn a hole in your pockets? When I saw TV commercials where girls would scream their guts out, seeing a tiny pimple on their face. I wondered what these girls would do(god forbid) if they had... Continue Reading →