Why Am I Scared?

Fear (n): an unpleasant emotion caused by the threat of danger, pain, or harm. Similar: Terror, Fright, Horror, Alarm, Panic, Distress, Anxiety, Unrest I was diagnosed with anxiety disorder a few years back and I have been working on improving my mental health but it’s been more challenging in the last few weeks. As I…

January 2023 Check-in: Where Have I Been?

I am back from a trip and an unplanned hiatus. Whenever I opened up a new post, I’d end up spacing out what I wanted to write about. It isn’t that I don’t have things to write about – I have so much to write about – it’s just that the things I do want…

2023: My Hopes and Wishes

2+0+2+3 = 7 Seven is considered by many to be a lucky number so maybe the year is already off to a good start? I have many hopes and wishes for how I want this year to go. But my biggest wish this year is to stop sitting on the sideline and make things happen…

What I’ve Learnt From Blogging in 2022

2022 has been a weird blogging year for me. It started off on a high and then as the year progressed there were a few lows but I’m still here so that’s a good sign. I love blogging, but oh boy it sometimes gets hard to keep up with writing and reading blogs. I have…

All I Want For Christmas Is…(Bloggers Reveal What They Want)

Christmas is almost upon us. As a grown-up, while we don’t believe in Santa granting wishes, we still have so many wishes. The wishes change from more materialistic ones to more emotional, psychological ones. I mean we aren’t completely unmaterialistic but as you get older, emotional wants outweigh the materialistic ones. So I decided to…

Your Feelings Are Valid: Year-End Edition (Goodbye 2022)

As the year rushes to a close, most of us feel an array of feelings and emotions. The festive season brings with it cheer and family closeness. The holiday season brings with it travel and adventure. The New Year brings with it hope. But not all feelings triggered at this time of the year are…

November 2022 – Month Review

My first post in a month is usually a review of all the books I’ve read in the month but this one is going to be a little different not because I want to do something different but because I read ZERO books in November. November was a busy month and a had too much…

Comforting Words For Anyone Dealing With Loss

Dealing with the loss is different for everyone. While it gets better with time, there are still days when something will remind you of what you lost and you’ll spiral all over again. But feeling these feelings also means that at one point you felt so much love and joy that your heart aches for…

How NOT To Deal With Grief

This year has been a little heavy on me, grief-wise. My grandfather was diagnosed with cancer earlier in the year and passed away exactly one month back. After being a complete mess for the first few days after his passing, I tried to pull it together and deal with it as an adult (as all…

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…