Friday Reflections, Positive Living, Short Stories

Laughter is the Best Medicine #FridayReflections

laughter is the best medicine

Laughter is the best medicine. It is a well-known adage. The numerous health benefits of laughter have been scientifically verified as well. Yet, more often than not, in all the hustle bustle of our lives, we forget to laugh. This week #FridayReflections prompt got me thinking and I have this short story – my first ever attempt at writing one – to share. Always laugh when you can. It’s cheap medicine’ – Lord Byron It was not the first time she had seen the group of elderly doing ‘laughter yoga’ in the park. They did it every day, 7 days…

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Baking, Healthy

Eggless Sweet Potato Fudge Brownies | A Decadent But Healthy Brownie Recipe

Sweet Potato Fudge Brownies are my healthy take on the usual calorie-laden fudge brownies. If you are not too keen on it after seeing ‘sweet potato’, then I must add that there will be no trace of any flavour from the sweet potatoes. Unless you tell anyone, no one will know the secret ingredient of these brownies. So, even if you are not a big fan of sweet potatoes, you are going to love it. Promise. Hola, dear friends. A very happy new year to you. I am sure health is a big part of your new year resolutions. Even…

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Monday Musings, Positive Living

Benefits of Reading | Reasons Why Reading Is a Great Habit | Outdo Yourself Reading Challenge #MondayMusings

Last year I had read some 10 odd books and this year I am challenging myself to outdo it by aiming for 24 books (in line with my 2018 resolutions) That works out to 2 books a month. Pretty achievable, I think. So, I am joining Outdo Yourself Reading Challenge hosted at Everyday Gyaan. Check out the link to know more about it. Someone recently asked me, why do want to/like to read so much? I think every book lover/reader has his/her own reasons. I did tell her mine and also decided that I should do a post on why…

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New Year Resolutions, Positive Living, Word of the Year

Word of the Year | A Word to Guide Me Through 2018 #WOTY

Word of the Year mindfulness

Have you heard the ‘Word of the Year’ concept yet? Well, here is my two cents about it, but before that please bear with my rants for the year that was. 2017, the year that was. 2017 for me was a mixed bag affair. There were some highs and there were some lows. I did work on some of the goals I had set for myself for the year. For example, after almost a year of no posts on my other blog, I took up blogging again, although I could not be as consistent as I would have liked. I…

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Monday Musings, New Year Resolutions, Positive Living

My New Year Resolutions for 2018 #MondayMusings

My New Year Resolutions 2018 At the very outset, let me wish you all a very Happy New Year 2018. I am making a new beginning this year on the blogging front with this brand new blog. I have been working on it for some time now. All this while I often wondered what should be my first post here. To tell you the truth, I was having a tough time deciding it. But, then since we were planning to make this blog go live from 2018, I thought why not write about my new year resolutions 2018. I know…

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