Better an oops than a what if – Beau Taplin For a long time now I have wanted to write this post – ever since I read this quote gracefully hand-lettered on a toilet seat cover by @stephankunz – ‘Create something today, even if it is shit’. I have spent weeks, sometimes months, ruminating over […]Read More Right time
There was our time, when we learnt about beauty, boys, sex and everything else worth knowing from our parents, our peers, our books and our social interactions. We became self-aware and aware of the curious world around us by experimentation, by taking risks, by putting ourselves out of our comfort zones and then learning to […]Read More The WAIT.
I open my eyes to the scent of filter coffee, To the narrow beam of sunshine peeping through the window; Anything for these lazy mornings where I can just lay in bed and be Not a mommy, not anybody but a buoyant soul in silent, graceful limbo. Stretching like a cat, groaning and rustling in […]Read More Brewtiful mornings
Growth and change are both painful, uncomfortable and sometimes undesirable. But, nothing is more painful as staying stuck somewhere you don’t belong. So start here and now. Start with fear, with wonder, with reservation or without a clue. It’s a beautiful day to start. Even rock bottom is a beautiful start. Just start making it […]Read More A day in the life – making it count
I turn 32 today. And, I’m proud to say that with every passing year I manage to focus on the more positive aspects of my life. The last 3 years have felt like a long gruesome decade (tough pregnancy, baby, moving 3 homes etc etc). But, last year I began this blog, and it brought […]Read More Humble, with a hint of cayenne
How many times in a week do you look at a piece of cake and want it to stop staring at you with bedroom eyes? I don’t know if you can be honest but it happens to me every single day. And I’m not even a big fan of cake. But I’m not supposed to […]Read More Body type: works out, but definitely likes donuts
Today’s post involves exposing my vulnerability to the world. But in doing so, I want you to know that you are not alone. In our struggle towards contentment and self-love, we often face setbacks just as we learn to take pride in our milestones. Sometimes, a person or a situation triggers a fight or flight […]Read More Flushing down toxic waste
It is not unusual to feel like a complete loser post baby. Disheveled hair, PJs in dire need of laundry, and bloodshot eyes are customary new mom features. Freebies include lipid bonuses from midnight snacking and loss of self-esteem from stalking Kim K’s IG. I was so certain that I was going to be different from […]Read More Move over Beyoncé, mama’s back.
A good friend once asked me to think about something that changed my whole outlook on being a first-time mother. He said to me ‘what secrets are people not telling you, and what secrets is nature not telling you?’ Through this post, I resolve to change the way moms-to-be and new moms perceive life postpartum. […]Read More Are you ready mommy-to-be?