Halloween Spook – Short Story

As she paid for her shopping, she wondered why people felt weird spending a day alone in the mall. So far her day had been as close to perfect as possible. The barista at Starbucks made her drink just like she likes it, despite her complicated directions. She had found some steal deals at Zara…

Growing Up or Growing Older?

When you are a kid, every birthday brings with it excitement for the celebration and growing up. Adulthood seems like a hood you’d love to live in. And then you grow up and realize that adulting sucks. And then each birthday brings with itself the dread of growing older and of not having achieved as…

World Mental Health Day: Bloggers Share Their Stories

10th October has been assigned as World Mental Health Day to help raise awareness about mental health issues and fight the social stigma surrounding mental health issues. If you’ve been following my blog for a bit, I have written extensively about my battle with anxiety. Over the last two weeks with everything going on in…

I Said Goodbye To My Grandpa

I’m sitting on the steps outside my grandfather’s house. He passed away 2 hours ago. As much as I want to be practical and see it as a relief for him, I just can’t. It’s not fair. It’s not fair that 10 days back he was walking, eating, and chilling with us and now he’s…

Blank Noise – Inner Working of an Anxious Mind

Do you ever have those moments when you have a lot that you want to say but nothing comes out of your mouth when you try to say those things out loud? Blank noise. I have so many thoughts whizzing around in my head as I write this post but none coherent enough to make…

Autumn Reads – September Reading List

Autumn + Thriller Book + Pumpkin Spice Cold Brew is always a good idea. So despite having a hectic month I still managed to reach my reading goal for this month. I read 4 books in this month. Oddly, the books I read were just about okay and I really needed to force myself to…

Self Doubting Adult Woes: 5 Thoughts I Regularly Have

Note: This is a sad post – so if you don’t want to read a sad person’s whining – you can skip it! I’ve been away from the blogging world for a whole week. Life has been super stressful! With the festive season around the corner – life at my brand has gotten out of…

Does Garlic Work On Energy Vampires?

Did the title make you doubt my sanity? Haha! It will all make sense as you read on. I have been listening to this fascinating podcast over the past 2 weeks called Founder Thesis wherein the host interviews many successful Indian start-up founders. You might be aware that I started my own business last year…

Mental Health Update: How I Improved My Sleep Pattern

If you are a follower, you probably know about my run-ins with a bandit called anxiety. I’ve been dealing with anxiety over the last 3 years, which has impacted a large part of my life, including my sleep. Sleep anxiety is this feeling of fear of falling asleep/staying asleep. I’ve spent hours on my bed,…

What I Love And Hate About Blogging

I’ve been blogging for over 2 years now and it is no secret that I am addicted to blogging. What started off as a safe space for me to vent during the first lockdown has now become a passion that I can’t imagine ever giving up. I’ve met some wonderful bloggers from around the globe…