Embracing Getting Older

For the longest time, I remember being negative about aging. I recall how my friends and I used to complain about getting older each birthday. The negativity around aging was fueled by the fact that I wasn’t married especially after turning 35. There were fears about not being able to have kids with passing age. Too…

Looking for the ‘Silver Lining’

I took a nice long walk in nature today to calm my agitated mind. Hearing stories about recent tragedies faced by others, put me in a worrying and anxious state. Taking a long walk in nature particularly on a nice sunny day always gives me the greatest peace. So I did just that. As I…

Gratefulness

After a recent daunting medical checkup, I decided to take a walk in nature at a nearby park. This has somewhat become a ritual for me after these unpleasant medical appointments. It calms my anxiousness and helps me to feel peaceful again. While walking in the park, I try to practice ‘mindfulness’ as I observe…

100 Things To Do – Goals in Life

As I discover the meaning in my life, I have been drawn to reading Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl. A book I have been long meaning to read but only just doing so. I guess everything has its timing. Had I read this book earlier, it wouldn’t have resonated as much. The famous book describes the…