Dear readers, Greeting of the festive season! Last night I sat up until the wee hours of the morning, watching the conclusion of Mangaluru Dasara where the whole city came together to bid farewell to the Goddess. Every year, the Goddess, primarily Sharadha Devi, stays in the city with her devotees during the nine nights … Continue reading Mangaluru Dasara 2020
Dear readers, First of all, apologies for the cheesy title. Honestly, I cringed while writing it but if you are reading this, I think the title did its job. Two weeks ago, I attended a 'Technology and Screen Detox' online session facilitated by APTIV (The company I work for). It has made a considerable amount … Continue reading Bye Bye Notifications. Hello Life!
Hello Dear Readers, I have been away from the Blogosphere for a few days now as I was busy with another project. Something I picked up after almost five years. I will share the outcome in my next post (Excited!). Till then stay tuned. Today's post, however, is intended to bring out a different … Continue reading Bone Chilling Haunted Tales To Test Your Bravery
A part of my daily routine is to watch motivational videos after my morning yoga session. More often than not, I simply listen to the most inspiring speeches that have previously motivated me, again. This week, however, I chose to listen to new youtube recommendations instead. Here are three precious gems that stuck with me. … Continue reading Three Precious Gems I found this week
The pandemic has taken a lot away from us. But it has also taught us to slow down and find joy in the little things. In the last few months, many of us have spent more quality time with our families than all the years before put together. We have also spent more time noticing … Continue reading An Unusual Friendship
Hello, amazing readers, After my last post, that made you guys put your thinking caps on, I decided to write something light for this week. School days have a way of coming back to you in the most unexpected times. A friend and I were talking about mid and high school memories (I had a … Continue reading I Doodle, Do you?
Hello, Amazing reader, This week's #WednesdayWeekly post needs a little more pondering than my usual ones. It did take a lot more time to write too. But it was worth it. We often hear that reality is very much influenced by imagination. Everything manmade - from the most amazing to the most destructive creations - … Continue reading Does Experience Influence Imagination?
Hello, amazing reader, How have you been? Starting this new category in my blog - Telltale pictures. In this digital era where clicking pictures is one of the profound ways to capture memories, we often come across photographs that speak a million words. This is my humble attempt to interpret such images and try to … Continue reading The Lonely City Bus
Hi, amazing reader, I recently started a book club with a hope to find like-minded readers with whom I could share my thoughts, interpretations and reading experiences. Three months gone, we are now over 50 members in 'Ashwini's Book Club' aka ABC. Many others wished to join the club but were hesitant because they consider … Continue reading 5 Tips to Read More
Hello, amazing reader, It's Sunday and time for some pondering. Dream Big. Work Hard. - has always been my mantra for life. But very often, I wonder - Until when? Should I set a deadline for my dream and then give up if it doesn't manifest by then? But how does one give up all … Continue reading Should your dream have a deadline?