Develop your own ways to cope during difficult times If there’s anything the past couple of years have taught me, it’s that life doesn’t always go to plan. Some events are simply out of our control and that can be an unsettling realisation. While we can’t plan for every eventuality, there are things we can … Continue reading Ways to cope during difficult times
I am tempted to write about this after watching a movie with the same title last night. The movie is about a world-weary man's self-imposed house confinement. It's a comedy of errors with the simultaneous arrivals of a peculiar package and a curious journalist. It got me thinking about our current situation of "House arrest" … Continue reading House Arrest
Essentials are the key pieces that make such a difference to the wardrobe to pull any look together.
when you put on each and every piece find out why you are not wearing it standing infront of your mirror Does it suit me / does it fit into my life style Does it fit me / does it flatter my body structure Does it need tweaking - will I wear it if it is fixed or altered / change in hem length
Go thru’ each item and sort them into 2 piles 20% - LOVE IT - wear all the time - cant live without it 80% - LOSE IT - haven’t worn it for a year - clogging things up , making dressing up very difficult
One of the first things I did for myself in the new year was to get myself a new wardrobe. A new wardrobe from the existing oversized one.
We have all heard the word DETOX. Do we fully understand what this means. It was the winter of 2006, when I had a very tough time in life with being in and out of emergency rooms and hospital stays multiple times. It was during one of the recovery sessions at home, that a Mental … Continue reading DETOX
Should all relationships be mutual ? Should all feelings be mutual? Was almost a ’ Sowmya free’ day until I called at 6 and ruined it for both of us. I was in pain, pain of hurt, pain of jealousy and pain from period. I said words that hurt and I heard words that pierced … Continue reading Is this unconditional love ?
We are learning, unlearning and relearning everyday. Some goals are met some yet to be met. Some rules followed and some rewritten.Some plans are working and some need tweaking. What we are focussing and working towards currently are1. To become zero waste as a sustainability goal2. To support local businesses3. To focus on body positivity To become … Continue reading Conscious Fashion
I had an opportunity to give a 2 minute speech yesterday (Eve of Indian Independence Day) about an Unsung Hero and while looking out for one, my mom shared the story of her dad with me. Why would I have to look further when we had a HERO in the family. My mom and my … Continue reading An Unsung Hero.
My go-to place to find something appropriate and suitable for any occasion is my mom’s saree wardrobe.
I see a green coset as one that is kind to the planet and the environment.
We experiences varying degrees of stress throughout our lives. It may be in the form of our job, the demands of running and growing a business, or a personal issue. Stress becomes stressful ONLY when it gets the better of us. Unmanaged stress is a problem that tends to create more problems. It can impact us … Continue reading STRESS isn’t inherently bad. It’s one of the reasons we’re still around.
Some of the best relationship that exist are the nameless ones.
These are bits and pieces of the ordinary childhood moments that makes my childhood extra ordinary in many ways.
Life Lesson learnt - Grab every opportunity that comes your way. Go with the flow and enjoy everything that you stumble upon.