Category: Life Talk

Life Talk, Musings

Turning Thirty & Wise [& slightly preachy]

When I turned 20, the start of a new decade didn’t really mean all that much to me. I was just cribbing a bit about how I’m “old” now and not a teen anymore and secretly looking forward to the 20’s – because let’s face it, that’s when you have the most fun, right? And …

Life Talk, Musings

On Friendships and Letting Them Go

I sit and listen to his incessant cribbing, yet again. I could feel my usual sense of calm & positivity draining away, bit by bit, only to be replaced by a really controlled rage. Can’t he, for once, not complain about all that’s wrong with his life, the people around and the world in general? …

Life Talk, Musings

Walk Your Own Path. Because You Only Get One.

Facebook envy is real. Scrolling down the feeds, it’s easy to feel this prick of envy when you see how well life is shaping up for so many out there. You know, like the ones who are traveling the world. The ones who have the coolest jobs and the love of their lives. The ones …

Life Talk, Musings

What You Stop Doing Is As Important As What You Start

Last week, after a long and arduous hour of grocery [aka junk food] shopping, I decided to unwind at a nearby bookstore. The moment I entered the store, I felt euphoric. Because here, much to my delight, there was an entire section dedicated to stationeries, or to be more precise –  diaries. Now, I have …

Life Talk, Musings

On Giving the New a Chance, and the Old a Rest

The setting sun was casting its final glow across the skies. I was sitting on a high chair, sipping on a beer, my eyes on the traces of crimson on the horizon. And my mind unsettled by the flash of a memory, which had caught me off guard. Sitting across from me was my date. …