Mind Matters

Making the Transition from a Little Child’s Mom to a Tween’s Mom! - Change is difficult! Most people try to resist change as much as possible. As parents, change becomes harder when your kids are involved. Imagine how it feels when your cute and cuddly child who always wanted to snuggle into your lap suddenly begins to act as though you are their enemy! Your little baby is … Continue reading Making the Transition from a Little Child’s Mom to a Tween’s Mom!
Getting to Work! - I was recently tagged on Facebook by my friend Piyusha Vir for the #GettingToEqual challenge. This hashtag, an endeavor by Accenture India and Women’s Web, encouraged women to share their stories on how and why they work, be it their success stories, or how they got to work. The idea is to share as many stories as possible to … Continue reading Getting to Work!
Stay Strong ‘Coz You’re Worth It! - It’s Friday morning as I write this and my mind is still racing with excitement from the Motivational Seminar I attended yesterday in San Antonio, Texas. I’m  invigorated and inspired from all the great speakers and new friendships created with other folks in attendance.    Here are just a few of the many nuggets of … Continue reading Stay Strong ‘Coz You’re Worth It!
Do You Wish For A Perfect Body? - I usually do not share videos on my blog, but it would be criminal to not share this. This video will resonate with most women, I guess! Women like you and me, perhaps, who look into the mirror daily and spot the various areas of our bodies that are imperfect and needs to be ‘fixed’! If … Continue reading Do You Wish For A Perfect Body?
Kindness Challenge – Self Love! - Week 1 of the kindness challenge just passed by and I realized that I am yet to post about it. Not that I didn’t remember to post, just that I was trying to stall as much as I could. Somehow, writing about self-compassion or kindness to self seems impossible. If writing about it is so … Continue reading Kindness Challenge – Self Love!
One Shade of Grey? - My sister shared this image on her Facebook account, it made me laugh out loud, giggle and chuckle all at once, that was until I read all the comments. The comments were mainly divided into 2 categories. One group was busy thrashing the Author E.L James for churning out ‘trash’ such as the 50 shades … Continue reading One Shade of Grey?
How Old Are You? -  “People grow old only by deserting their ideals, Macarthur had written. Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up interest wrinkles the soul. You are as young as your faith, as old as your doubt; as young as your self-confidence, as old as your fear; as young as your hope as old as your … Continue reading How Old Are You?
3 Days 3 Quotes Challenge-Day 3 - Today marks the 3rd and final day of the 3 Days 3 Quotes challenge! I was tagged for this wonderful challenge by my good friend Anand who blogs over at Blabberwockying!  Go check out his amazing blog if you haven’t already done so. Since everyone here in US is getting ready to celebrate Thanksgiving, I … Continue reading 3 Days 3 Quotes Challenge-Day 3
3 Days 3 Quotes Challenge-Day 2 - Today is the 2nd day of the 3 Days 3 Quotes challenge. I was tagged by Anand, his blog Blabberwockying is a must visit, if you are not already following him, then I highly recommend you do! Today, I am choosing this brilliant quote from Walt Disney! “A Dream is a Wish your Heart Makes” … Continue reading 3 Days 3 Quotes Challenge-Day 2
3 Days 3 Quotes Challenge-Day 1 - The 3 Days 3 Quotes challenges have been making the rounds in the blogosphere for a few weeks now. It is very interesting to read some of the insightful quotes some of you have shared. I was tagged for the challenge by Anand of Blabberwockying. He needs no introduction at all, a favorite among all … Continue reading 3 Days 3 Quotes Challenge-Day 1
Just Google It! - “Just google it” how many times have you heard this phrase? Or used this sentence yourself? How often do you Google? Is that a good practice or a not so good one? Read on to find out!
Coffee Date With My Dad! - My answer to the question “Who is your role model?” has always been “My Dad!” Not because he is successful or because he is a well read, well-travelled man. It is because he is someone who never gives up, he never quits! My dad has seen his fair share of troubles and failures, but through … Continue reading Coffee Date With My Dad!
A Letter To The Person Who Changed My Life! - In response to Writing 101 Day 9 task “Today, write your post as a letter. Approach it in any way you’d like!” This letter is intended for you, I know I could have sent this to you by email, however I feel this is more for myself than it is for you. Perhaps, someday you will … Continue reading A Letter To The Person Who Changed My Life!
Just Being Yourself! - “Be yourself, everyone else is already taken!” Oscar Wilde Be yourself! This is a phrase I have heard quite a few times from my dad especially when I am nervous around something. Although, I would nod in agreement every time, I would think of it as a vague adage. I mean, what does “be yourself” … Continue reading Just Being Yourself!
Creativity Is Not A Solitary Invention! - “Creativity is not a solitary invention but a collaborative creation.”
A Moment of Clarity! - A few days ago I commented on Ivan Proust’s blog thanking him for his inspiring post. I said I really needed the inspiration and the motivation for the day as I was heading out for a very important meeting. His post ruminated the fact that we, as humans, need to feel that we are in … Continue reading A Moment of Clarity!
I like you the most in this world! - One beautiful Saturday morning as usual I was driving my son to his swimming school, when I had this conversation with him: Me: “Are you excited about today’s class? It’s your first day after graduating to Level 3.” My son: “Yeeaaaa….I am excited, I wonder who my new instructor is going to be” Me: “Hmm, … Continue reading I like you the most in this world!
Are you in love with your past? - “You cannot start the next chapter of your life if you keep re-reading the last one – Author unknown” I consider my past as a struggle and the fact that I was able to break free, is something that I have always been proud of. I am a strong believer of the notion that people … Continue reading Are you in love with your past?
To Dream Or Not To Dream! - To Dream or Not to Dream - The distance between your dreams and reality!