300 Acts of Kindness Challenge

Most of us have good intentions and always choose to be kind; but when we’re busy going about our days, how often do we actually practice kindness? In essence of this, one of the pending things in my life-list is to do a Kindness Challenge. There are many ways to do this, but I decided…

What is Real Love?

There’s an inevitable thrill at the beginning of every relationship—the chase, the getting to know each other, the falling in love—it’s fun.  But love is not a Fairy tale—there is no guaranteed happy-ever-after like you see in the movies. It’s said that, every relationship will get boring after you’ve been together for years. The “in…

15 Signs You’ve Found ‘The One’

I had the pleasure of collaborating with the very talented writer and blogger, Jiji Tharayil who contributed largely to put together this article. She’s the creator of Life Line. When I came across her blog and got to know her a bit more, I realised with our similarities, we just had to write a piece together! I…

What’s The Best Decision You’ve Ever Made?

We make decisions everyday, but at some point in our life, we will find ourselves at a cross-road where a critical decision needs to be made—one that will change our life forever. Sometimes such decisions don’t turn out in our favour, but then there are times when it’s the best decision we’ve ever made; which…

Living By ‘The Golden Rule’

They say, if you want to see who your true friends are, go through a tough time and see who sticks around. Over the years, I’ve lost many friends because of this; and with time I learned to easily differentiate among the real and fake ones, and what it takes to build a genuine friendship. …

10 Images of Love and Kindness

I’ve really had enough of all the negativity that’s been flooding the media lately. As much as I’m aware of  what’s taking place in the world, I refuse to focus on the bad. I’m a firm believer that there’s a lot more good than bad taking place. There are so many wonderful people who are…

What’s the Best Advice You’ve Ever Received?

Today is week two of my ‘question of the week’ blog series. I really enjoyed hearing from you all last week and am super excited to read your responses this week. Today’s Question: What’s the best advice you’ve ever received? My response: I’ve heard a lotttt of excellent advice from thought leaders, family and close friends,…

What Are You Grateful For?

One of the many reasons why I love blogging is that I get to meet people from all over the world and hear their stories and shared knowledge. I absolutely love it! In keeping with it and getting to know my awesome readers a little more,  I thought I’d start a new blog series where…

Why Love and Pride Don’t Mix

When it comes to a choice involving love, ideally we think that love trumps everything; but the harsh reality is that it doesn’t always. Have you ever found yourself in a situation where you had to choose between love and something else? I think it’s one of the hardest decisions to face in life. How…

An Act of Kindness Gone Wrong

Last Friday on my way home from work, I stopped by the mini-mart to grab a couple items. As I was leaving and heading to my car, a woman approached me—from her tattered red t-shirt and toiled skin, I figured she was homeless. In a quavering voice, she asked if I could give her some…

The Airport Stranger and My Bottle of Wine

I thought I’d share a remarkable story of what happened at the airport recently, while leaving for my mini vacation with Andy. We’d been planning our trip for a while. On the week of, we prepared everything and got all packed. I was excited and just couldn’t wait to sit on a beach chair and…

Do Opposites Truly Attract When it Comes to Love?

We hear it all the time — ‘Opposites Attract’ — but does this truthfully apply when it comes to love? Can two people who are completely different last a lifetime with each other? Consider the quiet straight-A girl who sits at the front of the class attracted to the party boy who misses every class…

Preventing Someone from Cheating on You

One of the most absurd things I heard recently was that a friend of mine has an app on his wife’s phone that tracks her exact location and constantly informs him of her whereabouts so that she doesn’t cheat on him. I was hoping the app was for safety reasons, but turns out it was…

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