Letting My Heart Lead The Way

What happens when you follow your heart? Like, trust your gut and follow your heart? Sometimes our hearts can be lead in the wrong direction, but I guess you have follow your heart with facts in mind, with observations and sometimes make some distance between you and your situation, whether it’s mentally or physically. But … Read moreLetting My Heart Lead The Way

Mirage

The dictionary defines a mirage as something illusionary — something unreal. When I was a kid, I was fascinated with movies and television shows because they were reassuring. You always knew who the heroes and villains were. When you grow up, you realize that life isn’t so black and white; people are seldom who they … Read moreMirage

The Positive Impact of a Beautiful Smile on Our Self-Esteem

We tend to underestimate the power of a smile. We have our neutral facial expression most of the time and perhaps we secretly admire people who smile often. When you think about it, a smile for no reason from a random stranger in the street makes us happier. It puts us in a better mood, … Read moreThe Positive Impact of a Beautiful Smile on Our Self-Esteem

Finishing Up Some Risky Business

We all make mistakes and take risks, I made one this week. It’s one to do with my ex-boyfriend who I’m not over and probably won’t be for a long time. It’s one that could have cost me all of the progress that I have made since the start of the year when I fell … Read moreFinishing Up Some Risky Business

Feed the Fire Within

I feel really restless right now, it’s hard to relax. I’ve always had a passion for creating art, pieces of work which express and entertain. But the desire for that had dulled slightly over time since I was in my early 20s. My passion was directed at finding a partner, a stable job and my … Read moreFeed the Fire Within

Realizations: Tough Love Doesn’t Work for a Perfectionist

Perfectionism: Being Tough on Myself Since I was a little girl I’ve been a perfectionist. The way I colored in the lines or how my homework had to be neat all the time, showed how hard I was on myself to be my best and do my best. I was tough on myself at a … Read moreRealizations: Tough Love Doesn’t Work for a Perfectionist

Overcome Your Self-Doubts

We are our worst critics. Not only are we blind to our own qualities, but we always know which of our flaws hurt the most. That silent, but powerful sound of self-criticism and self-doubt is all too familiar. It keeps echoing in our minds, following every step we make and pointing out our own mistakes. … Read moreOvercome Your Self-Doubts

Shopping kills dark clouds.

So.. Bad week for me the last 7 or 8 days. Kids acting up, I’m sooo sleepy, depressed and just overall miserable. My dark cloud was definitely moving in and setting up house but then yesterday I got one of my online orders delivered to my desk and it instantly perked me up!! I can’t … Read moreShopping kills dark clouds.

A Declaration of Approval

Have you ever looked at yourself and thought there was nothing special about yourself at all? Nothing original or unique? I have, I’ve done this for most of my life actually. This might not be pleasant to hear but I have thought that I don’t look much different from any other Indian looking woman, same … Read moreA Declaration of Approval