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 →
One year of The Soulful Introvert.
Today is our last day in this house, the first house my husband and I moved into after marriage. As I sit and await the end of this adventure and begin a new one in our new place. I am reminded of another adventure I began a year ago. The journey of The Soulful Introvert.... Continue Reading →
6 Life Hacks living in a Hostel taught me.
Things I learned after living in a hostel for 10 years. For a young adult, starting hostel life is the first step into an independent life. Or so you think. Anyone at that age would welcome the thought of staying alone, given the freedom it offers. No one to question your late nights, parties, sneaking... Continue Reading →
5 Easy ways to improve your English skills.
My love for the language and How I improved? Teacher - “ When did you join?” Me - “ I joined next Wednesday.” That was a nervous me in 7th grade, new joinee to the class answering a simple question with error. My English teacher was taking the attendance. That’s when she noticed my name... Continue Reading →
A shitty place for great ideas.
“A constipated stomach leads to a constipated mind”. This quote bears true for anyone who holds onto shit(quite literally) or rather has a shitty mind. The solution for the former is obviously a laxative or bottle gourd(trust me that works) but the latter needs a bit of introspection. The title would have piqued interest of... Continue Reading →