These Are A Few Of My Favourite Scents

This post idea just randomly popped into my head yesterday morning while I opened a new jar of my favourite coffee – that fresh scent of coffee just filled the kitchen and I felt like my morning couldn’t have begun on a more perfect note. I’ve always been very sensitive to scents and odour (my…

The Three Worst Dates Of My Life

While most of my dating posts are written on a lighter note, I did want to share some of the not-so-great parts of my dating life too. I did a post about my best three dates and while I wish most dates went that way, I’ve had my share of ARGHHH dates too. By sharing…

Gratefulness Diaries

The year is off to a rocky start. Omicron has taken over our lives across countries with restrictions and lockdowns back in place. A few of my friends have also caught the bug and it is seriously bugging me now. So Bloganuary’s prompt for the day (5 things that I am grateful for) comes at…

Laughter Lines

Bloganuary’s prompt for today had me thinking for a long time – “what makes me laugh?” It’s funny (ironically) how I know exactly what makes me happy and peaceful but not what makes me laugh. It took me some thinking to remember the last time I laughed till my insides hurt – it wasn’t that…

Reviewing My New Year’s Resolutions from 15 Years Back

The blogging world and offline is filled with so many inspirational posts about ‘New Year = New Me’. I’ve been a resolution junkie all my life i.e. making a long list of resolutions for the year on the first and trying for the first few weeks to do them and always inevitably giving up by…

Blog & New Year Update: The Future Of Happy Panda

I’ve been churning out post after post over the past few days. There are multiple reasons for doing that, though mainly it has to do with changes that are coming to this blog. In November I put out a poll asking all of you to help me decide the direction in which this blog should…

Happy Panda’s 2022 New Year Resolutions

Do I believe in New Year resolutions? Hell, no! Do I still make some every year? Yes. More than deciding that I am going to change my life around from 1st January, my new year resolutions are more like plans and hopes for the new year. Most of the base work for my 2022 resolutions…

Things I’d Like To Do As A Woman

Every time I meet a girl friend for dinner and we each hop into a cab to head home, the last thing we say to each other is “text me once you reach home”. Most of the times, we text each other till we each don’t reach the safe bounds of our homes. As much…

Sustainable Moves That Are Complicated and Confusing

My sustainability journey started in 2020 and as I slowly adapt to some sustainable ways, here are some things that I don’t completely understand – 1. Vegan food in plastic packaging – I know a lot of people don’t go vegan for the environment but do it for animal rights or other reasons. But I…