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…

Why Some People May Not Like You

Is there someone who just does not like you? It could be due to a lack of chemistry, just plain old jealousy, or perhaps because of unresolved past issues. But what if it’s neither of those and you’re left scratching your head about why someone does not like you. Researchers of the American Psychological Association…

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…

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,…

Hard Work On a Hospital Bed

I’m an advocate for ambition and diligence. I believe our dreams will never be fulfilled and success will never be achieved if we just sit around, wasting time, hoping that something magically comes our way. That being said, I strongly believe we should maintain some sort of balance when it comes to working toward our…

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 Do We Wait To Start Living?

My father is a very simple man. He spends hours sitting in the porch on his small, brown, rustic chair that’s fitted snug in a corner,  properly positioned  at an angle where he can watch cartoons on the TV inside while catching a glimpse of whatever’s going on outside. He sits there in solitude—smoking cigarettes,…

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…

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