The beauty of dressing down

The day you take an hour to dress up, do your hair, manicure your nails, and wear the attitude — will be the day your life will be the most ordinary. ♥ A few years ago, I was all about the colours, the florals, the bright lip, the coral blush and the pink shadow. So, it’s […]

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The Wars Within

Where there is love, there is conflict. A close friend recently told me something that brought me a sense of inner calm, a sense of familiarity with the demons inside me, and a sense of forgiveness for my greed to feel truly happy — a foreign addiction that seems to have consumed my being recently. He […]

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The WAIT.

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 […]

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Brewtiful mornings

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 […]

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A day in the life – making it count

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 […]

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Humble, with a hint of cayenne

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 […]

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Flushing down toxic waste

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 […]

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Move over Beyoncé, mama’s back.

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 […]

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