Category Archives: Everyday thoughts

A new experience 

Dear Life –  I have to admit, You are good to me these days. Sometimes too good to be true. Smiles with my kid, new friendships it’s all good. Other days it’s about okay. Can’t complain! The wind has settled … Continue reading

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Random ramblings on life, relationships and celebrations….

I am approaching my divorce anniversary, very soon. I have mixed feelings about it. A part of me tells me I should celebrate freedom, celebrate independence, the fact that I am raising my toddler single handedly and providing for him regardless … Continue reading

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The truth about compatibility and personality tests

I was sitting in the counselor’s office with my ex-husband about a year and a half ago with a long list complied where I wanted both of us to sit down and discuss with the counselor. I was determined to … Continue reading

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Stereotyping and Indian parents

So my boss came up to me and suggested an ice breaker topic – “Try talking to him first about basketball. It’s march madness month and you know which teams he is rooting for and all, so try that as … Continue reading

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Decisionmaking – Emotions vs Cognitive thinking

There was an interesting article I read the other day about decision making and how men and women base their decisions on emotions and cognition. Link to that article is here – http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2015/04/03/397280759/men-and-women-use-different-scales-to-weigh-moral-dilemmas While this article is not entirely based … Continue reading

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My search for the mysterious man/woman continues….

My mom told me in hushed tones, “Fold your hands and pray.” Chant “om namah shivaya”. That’s what we all did as kids and were told to do. We used to live in an apartment back in Mumbai near a Hindu … Continue reading

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A letter to my younger self – Things I wish I could go back and tell her.

10 things I wish I told to my younger self, being a much wiser person now – About Friendships – They mean different things at different ages. That school friend who you thought was going to be your best friend … Continue reading

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Memories of a hometown

13 years ago, this month we were sitting in our living room back in Mumbai contemplating our move to another country. We were excited but nervous. Didn’t know what the future held for us. Didn’t know why we were going … Continue reading

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Reflections of being Indian at heart!

Image credit – Mumbai (Photo credit: chnswam) Today India celebrates 65 years since it became an independent and a democratic nation in 1947. I am pretty sure everyone likes their mother country where they were born, or were raised or … Continue reading

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I Love you Dad!

It’s been a while since I’ve posted anything. I know I have broken my promise of writing something every week (Promise I made to myself). There had been things I was busy with the past few weeks personally and never … Continue reading

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