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…

Discovering the Unexpected (Nepal)

Special Note: This is the travel story that started my blog writing journey. I wrote this piece for a world travel writing competition. The prize was a trip to my bucket list country – Patagonia and a writing scholarship. I was super excited entering the competition. I didn’t end up winning the competition which was very…

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…

Love for Ocean (Ocean of Love)

It’s a daunting day tomorrow as I’m faced with great anxiety and fears. I decided to make the most of the Public holiday today by doing what will get me most centered and grounded. So we headed out towards the ocean as it is the ocean (and sunshine) that gives me greatest solace. We decided…