10 little secrets for being happy- (Part 1).

This is the first part of the series called ‘10 little secrets for being happy’, that I’ll be sharing on my blog. It’s a two-part series, and the first part deals with five key ways of being happy and learning how to spread and share it.  I hope you enjoy reading this post! Stay tuned…

What’s the best way to make memories?

I’m a self-confessed collector of all the things I get even remotely attached to. Wrappers of  candy, the playbill of a play that I watched last week, tickets from a tourist attraction I visited on a vacation I took a few years ago- just about anything I can associate a memory with. A memory is…

A quick guide to handling emotions effectively.

The 8 basic emotions that we experience are are Joy, Sadness, Fear, Disgust, Surprise, Anticipation, Anger and Trust. Of course, there are variations within each of these, but the basic emotional model of humans revolves around these. We all combat stressful situations on a daily basis, and no matter how hard we try to de-clutter…

Dare to be different.

Humpback whales are one of the biggest mammals on the planet. Each fall, they embark on a migration that spans over 6,000 kilometres, from the icy waters of Alaska to the coast of Hawaii, which will go on to be their home for the winter. What factor drives them to take on a challenge that…

Ways to work well under pressure.

Hi everyone! This week’s post is another how-to post and I have some tips on how you could work well in a stressful situation, that demands you to give in all that you have and perform to the best of your abilities. I’ve been working on similar posts lately, since I figured that sharing tips…

4 Ways To Avoid Mediocrity.

The word ‘average’ draws its origin from the French word ‘avarie,’ which quite literally means damage. It was used to denote damage to a ship or cargo that was being transported across seas from one place to another. It went on to indicate the financial losses made due to goods being lost or damaged at…

Why do we hate the idea of failure?

‘I absolutely hate this.’ How many times have you said this out loud? Perhaps more times than you’d like to admit. Hatred is a primitive impulse, innate to us all. At different points in our lives, we develop a strong sense of repulsion and discernment towards certain people, objects, and behavioural patterns, to name a…

17 Things 2017 Taught Me.

Time just keeps passing by quicker and quicker each year, doesn’t it? At the end of every year, a voice inside my head forces me to believe that the year that elapsed was a combination between the best and worst year so far- for a host of reasons. As we near the end of 2017,…

Learning to let go of the ‘baggage’ we carry.

Hey guys! I hope you all had a wonderful week! Another week has elapsed, bringing us closer to the next year- and as we strike off the days on our calendars, and waiting to see what the new year has to offer, there are a few messages and key-learnings we need to end the year…

Appreciating the beauty in the uncertainty of our lives.

As a generation that largely depends on social media as a source of validation for our actions, the way we use this medium to voice our opinions and express ourselves is becoming increasingly important. While scrolling through my Instagram feed a few days ago, I couldn’t help but think how each picture holds a special…

Quit Complaining.

Complaining brings immense satisfaction. We’ve all been there. Hold up- if you’ve been looking for a few reasons to complain right now, as you’re reading this, congratulations. You’ve almost successfully articulated your frustration into words. It’s a lot like the finger and the mousetrap experiment. A few participants were asked to place their fingers on…