Solitude, Perfect Solitude

Solitude can be both dreary and blissful. The only thing that differentiates it, is time and experience. I never thought about it before, I was within my comfort zone and could be alone or with family and be equally happy. It did not matter to me, but it wasn’t so anymore. I realized I was…

Day 22: Turned 27​

WOW… I skipped 5 days of my journal and I am back on my birthday. I turned 27 today. All of us have experienced highs and lows. Many a times we feel helpless, sometimes deserving, othertimes incompetent. 27 years, mixbag of cries and smiles, but mine to live and own. I remember a line from…

Day 19: Home

Home. No matter how much fun you had outside, nothing feels as good as getting back home. The moment I reach my apartment, I relax and this feeling is involuntary. In a matter of five months, this apartment has turned into my heavenly abode. I have always loved having an indoor plant and as expected,…

Day 15: To my brothers and sister!

I know brothers are the most annoying people a sister can ever have and I grew up surrounded by six brothers and a sister, each with their unique traits of annoyance.  Today I feel like documenting bits of my experiences with each one of them. They, each and everyone, has an irreplaceable place in my…

Day 11: SMILE

Emotions can break any sort of barrier, whether it be gender, race, caste, class, nationality or language. I am new to Boston, and slowly getting to know local people here through work. I have to say, internally I am struggling to feel the ownership towards this new place. I am in a constant conflict regarding…

Day 8: 7 things every girl should know if they are getting married

Marriage is a tedious and a tiring process. You can never be fully prepared for it. However, said that it is also one of the most joyous moments in our lives. I remember, the happiness I felt sitting beside my husband-to-be during ‘swayambar’ with all the spotlights on me; it was my day (it was…

Day 5

Sometimes amidst all the chaos of our life, it feels so wonderful to lay back and cherish the good people and good moments in your life. It could be flipping through your old album, catching up with your good friend or just sharing few moments of silent/relaxed moment with your loved ones. Brings a smile…