A Conversation with a Friend

“Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind,And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.”― William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night’s Dream “Oh, and I want to recommend this book to you – ‘Come As You Are’ by Emily Nagoski. I am recommending this book to all my women friends”, I told her while handing herContinue reading “A Conversation with a Friend”

Ode To This Land

“Where we love is home – home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr “I sold my recliner yesterday. It was so strange. You know, I got really sad and ended up hugging it and saying my goodbye to it? I’ve moved around so much in my lifeContinue reading “Ode To This Land”

A little more sense

TW – Death “But she was a good person. Why do bad things happen to good people”? This question has bothered me ever since I first experienced death. I was in grade 4 and a student from my school had passed away in a road accident. I didn’t know her and had never spoken toContinue reading “A little more sense”

Internal Family Systems

“We are not one-dimensional, and our multiple dimensions are not static. Just as our bodies are made of many parts that form a dynamic, interwoven system that works together, so it is with our psyches. We are more awake, alive, and complex than we know.” ― Ralph De La Rosa Today I had one of theContinue reading “Internal Family Systems”

Judgements & Limitations

“Butterflies can’t see their wings. They can’t see how truly beautiful they are, but everyone else can. People are like that as well.”― Naya Rivera Our brain is a very interesting organ. At times of distress, it is our savior, a guide when we have to make decisions, and our go-to place for reminiscing our pastContinue reading “Judgements & Limitations”

Unconditional Love

“Unconditional love is not so much about how we receive and endure each other, as it is about the deep vow to never, under any condition, stop bringing the flawed truth of who we are to each other.” – Mark Nepo “I love you” – these are probably the most overused phrases in today’s society. WeContinue reading “Unconditional Love”

Forgiveness

“All major religions carry basically the same message; that is love, compassion, and forgiveness the important thing that should be a part of their lives.” – Dalai Lama I was talking to a friend about how forgiveness and compassion are the keys to mending a relationship, letting go of past hurt, and moving on. WeContinue reading “Forgiveness”

I Am Worth It

“Most people give up finding their soul mate, and settle down to just having a flesh mate.”― Anthony Liccione Data-driven decision-making is one of the most sought-after skills these days. As a professional with a background in data, I love to get as many facts as I can get before making a call. I also loveContinue reading “I Am Worth It”

Surrender

It was July 2019. I was taking a ride home with a friend and watching the aimless cars driving by and wondering to myself – “How does everyone know where they’re going?” I turned to my friend and confessed, “I am not sure where my life is headed. It feels like I am aimlessly wanderingContinue reading “Surrender”