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 →
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 →
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 →
A childhood of Lohri and Pongal thereafter.
Reminiscing the childhood days when I took part in Lohri celebrations in the north, and later learning how similar yet different the celebrations are in the south. My earliest memories of Lohri(harvest festival in the north of India) include going around houses with a bunch of friends seeking sweets made out of sesame seeds, peanuts,... Continue Reading →
No Resolutions for me this new year, Instead I am setting Goals.
Read on to know why? Each year like the majority of us, I jump on the bandwagon of penning down my new year resolutions with a vigour I have witnessed only in my pet when she spots her food. "while the rest of the world is making recap reels and celebrating the year that was,... Continue Reading →
Pet Parenting #101
Lessons learned from a year of parenting. For someone who had no prior experience, I jumped head first into this and it was scary as hell. She was here in an eye blink and I had no clue what to do. No amount of pet care videos prepares you for things that can happen. But... Continue Reading →