If I met my younger self Oh, what would she say to me? To be calm, and unruffled, And to set my soul free? Would she tell me to look into the beyond To set my sight on sights much farther Than the tiny things yelling for my attention And to look sometimes at the… Continue reading What Would She Say To Me?
How to see through your birthday surprise in four steps: Fish out the red herrings. (Pun intended 🙂 ) My birthday was on a Saturday, and when my best friends started to ask me twice or thrice when I was free to meet them on Saturday, my ever mystery-loving mind started to run through all… Continue reading Nineteen And (Hopefully) Wiser
A while back, I had posted about the importance of accepting the way you look in self love. Ironically, I went through a recent phase of not being able to follow my own observation. A lot of people I met began telling me I had put on weight, but I really couldn’t see what they… Continue reading The Time I Kicked Back Beauty Standards In The Face
When you look at yourself in the mirror, what do you see? Do you see someone who smiles at you, young and free? Do you see someone beautiful with lovable imperfections? Or do you see an image conjured up by established notion? Self-love is widely talked about these days, but a lot of us can forget… Continue reading What Do You See In The Mirror?
The last two weeks have been confusingly hectic. Suddenly being forced to accept so many changes was rather hard for me – the bewilderment of being in a whole new environment, trying to find new friends at college, having to accept that I don’t have as much time as before, and feeling the days slip… Continue reading My F.R.I.EN.D.S Taught Me…and Miscellaneous
There’s a lot of emphasis placed on ‘fitting in’ – fitting in to carve out a comfortable life for oneself. Often, we try to achieve this by planning things beforehand, by painstakingly researching every detail about something we are about to undertake or somewhere we want to go, analyzing our actions and our personality repeatedly,… Continue reading Fluid, Not Fitting, and Felicitous
Make peace with imperfection. Your desire to be happy and your desire for perfection in everything are in as much harmony as a cat and a mouse in the same house. All of us have times when we make completely ridiculous mistakes, and it is important to accept that these are a part of the… Continue reading 17 Things I learned while I was 17