“Love me for a reason and let the reason be love” went the famous Boyzone song and left a deep impression on the starry-eyed, romantic teenager in me. How could it not? Gorgeous British boys with their spotless skin and sexy accent could never be wrong about love, after all. Like many girls of my… Read More How marriage made me a better person
“Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” ~ Pablo Picasso. As a child, whenever we visited the famous Kailash Temple of Ellora, I felt awestruck with its beauty and precision. Apart from the obvious ‘how did they do it’ question, what made me wonder most was its unaltered connection with us,… Read More What art means to me
I can substantiate with some authority that after being married for 15 years predicting your spouses’ moves, moods even words is a cakewalk. A has a Sales profile and has been working from home for the last 15 months with just a couple of flying visits to work. During this time I’ve seen him negotiate… Read More Kick that FOMO!
When I started my first blog on Blogger 13 years ago it was more or less an online personal diary. I wrote anonymously and loved the freedom it gave me to express, interact and occasionally rant. Varsh became my pen name and my husband and toddler son with their numerous histrionics regularly featured on it.… Read More Scribblings in my Personal Diary
In a world where exhausting our entire reservoir of love on others and their happiness is glorified, self-love is nauseatingly underrated. How many of us insist on setting aside dedicated hours in a day or week exclusively for our consumption? The things we do for ourselves are to be felt, experienced and treasured, every single… Read More Renewed Self-love and other perks #MyFriendAlexa
Social media is a tool that has brought the world closer than ever before. Much of what happens around us is either influenced by it or affects it in some way. Whether you’re a politician, businessman, sportsperson, film producer or a common man, social media gives you a platform to say and be heard. Content… Read More Social media: My share of Bouquets and Brickbats #MyFriendAlexa
Grey hair at the roots, a hint of crow feet, a body that has seen better shape, loose fitting clothes and a permanent resigned expression is something I often associated with the 40s women growing up. Judge me for it but back in the day women, even working ones, paid scarce attention to themselves. Many… Read More Stepping into 40s and all that jazz