My motivation..

I have been working for more than six years now. Recently, I can feel my motivation to go to office dwindle. Nop, it’s not related to my commitment towards work. I do enjoy going to office for the fresh challenge it brings every day. By challenge I surely mean the ocean of traffic I need... Continue Reading →

Beginner’s guide to Flat-mates

Moving out of parent’s place for the first time could be overwhelming! Along with the new city, job and being a grown up, come multiple un-knows. Biggest one being “the flat mate”. Having moved across four cities for work, I have had my fair share of flat mates. Here are a few kinds I encountered:... Continue Reading →

Reason with Rage

Disagreements happen all the time! Work, home, with friends, with strangers..There’s endless gyaan about how to handle them? Take a step back >> Understand the other person’s perspective >> Be a good listener. The issue is not disagreement but the rage that sometimes follows. It’s difficult to “take a step back” when the person whom... Continue Reading →

Foodie’s fitness

Struggle between fitness and health is too familiar for us all! The physical and psychological issues associated with an unfit body are well talked about. But, no one is raising another important issue of space crunch! Not in stomach but in closet! After going through my share of yo-yo effect, I own an entire size... Continue Reading →

Is sharing caring?

Let’s be clear. This never happened with me! It happened with my good friend..umm..let’s call her Clingy. Even though she grew up with a bunch of siblings she was way too possessive about her belongings. Like most of us, material things brought her joy. She was a good dresser and avid jewelry collector. Always loved... Continue Reading →

Two more years to go..

Do parents lie? Have you ever wondered what's the biggest lie they told us? I think all Indian kids can relate.."Beta do saal ki mehnat hai..phir araam"..these tormenting words are the reason why I still sometimes wake up sweaty in the night thinking it's the exam day and I prepared for the wrong subject! Maturity... Continue Reading →

The “Guilt” trip

These are true events from my first solo train trip. All my family vacations had equipped me with enough skills and paranoia to get through it. To survive any Indian train platform one needs to bring out their inner ninja skills. You have to be in your “Unagi” state using all five senses to the... Continue Reading →

On top of the world

I scanned the room and my eyes locked on them. There was an instant connection, excitement, longing... This would definitely burn a hole in my pocket..actually would burn the whole pocket... After a mini fight between my "spoilt" and "logical" sides at the cash register, we went home hand-in hand. There they were! Pretty as... Continue Reading →

Taxes from hell!

If I had the slightest idea that I would be stuck in the eternal unknown when it comes to doing taxes, I would have definitely taken up an aligned profession..may be CA?! As a female engineer stuck between work and trying to get a life, sometimes I get those existential questions: "Whose life am I... Continue Reading →

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