At times, I have noticed that some people ‘gang up’ against goodness, united by a subconscious sense of threat of being surpassed. It is my personal observation that the most successful cultures, systems and institutions out there are the ones that identify, harness and publicly encourage goodness, and not turn a blind eye towards itContinue reading “On positive transformation”
Sharing some stills while traveling through the mountainous terrain of the Himalayas with family.
Weaving through the hills, at some places we were in the valleys looking up to the majestic heights of snowcapped peaks, while elsewhere we were above the clouds & literally on top of the world! More moments captured inside post📸
Often, the coolest way to get back at someone.. is to NOT try to change the misconceptions they choose to harbour against you 😅
“The New Year.. New YOU never happens overnight at the stroke of twelve. But it can happen brick by brick as we trust God to rebuild our ruins.. and put in the work.”
A memorable trip to New York City around Christmas and meeting my childhood friend.
The right path vs. popularity— if these involved different paths, which would you choose..?
Oh, hello days when we never knew what Covid was! When masks would be a thing of the future! I was literally living my best life👡 Looking back amidst the smouldering pandemic, I’m super grateful and happy to relive our best moments we made at London while we had the opportunity a couple of yearsContinue reading “London virtual diaries〰︎2019”
The heat hit me hardOh the hot summer bluesSitting in my hutIn the midst of JuneWore my ol’ hatSlapped some sunscreen on thatWhat else is a skin doc supposed to doTho with all the tongue twistingSounding more like dr suess Prompt: Using the words hat/het/hit/hot/hut
Life is a Boat ride.. not a Boat race🙂
Sharing a throwback from a houseboating trip in the backwaters of Kerala, India.
Today is World Environment day♻️ The lockdown has opened the door to a ‘global environmental experiment’ and has been somewhat of a relief for nature. Clearer skies, fresher air, new bird species and more greenery. Hope we can keep it that way 💚
The increase in air pollution over the years has had major effects on the human skin. It’s important to broadly identify and understand these changes, so that they can be addressed and preferably, prevented! 📍 Various air pollutants along with, ultraviolet radiation, particulate matter and cigarette smoke affect the skin (which is the outermost barrier),Continue reading “How pollution can affect the skin”
Keeping reading to learn why flowers smile back when you look at them😊
How you wash your face can make a difference in your appearance. Here are some recommendations from dermatologists to help you keep your face looking healthy!
(Background: This a powerful topic that I’ve been reflecting upon lately, and I’m penning down my views here. Hope you enjoy it!) The ocean reflects the color of the sky What we associate with day in and day out, has an impact on us💡 For a minute, let’s look at the way advertisements run. TheContinue reading “The Power of Association”
I’d just like to give a quick shout out to everyone who’s given their best despite all odds and bravely sailed through the year that has passed. Can’t help feeling grateful to anyone who has extended well-intentioned support to others in ways big or small, known or unknown. Btw, being a part of the bloggingContinue reading “Transitioning into the new year”
I survived because the fire inside me burned brighter than the fire around me🔥
When happy colors, light and melodies
Emanated from the garden balcony
And not gadget screens
Written in response to the photo-prompt ‘What do you see’
With the arrival of winter, we also must acclimatize to cold temps, low humidity and harsh winds that can take a toll on one’s skin.
Depending on where you live and how cold it gets for you during the winter months, you may consider re-adjusting your skin care routine.
Here are a few tips to protect & replenish your skin during the winters!
Take care of your thoughts when you are alone; take care of your words when you are with people.
A lot of us are staying indoors as much us possible during these days. A common misconception is that sun-protection is of concern only if you’re going out during the day. Though the UV rays from indoor light sources like light bulbs is minimal, don’t forget the sunlight exposure through window panes! While UVB (theContinue reading “Should I use a sunscreen indoors?”