I never thought writing is a talent: Because talent means something exotic
I always thought I was a talentless person. Though I was good at academics in school that wasn’t any talent, right? By talent, it means something exceptional like singing, dancing, sport etc. I could only study well and get good marks in exams.Read full story
A complete stranger helped me on the streets of Zurich
In September 2016, we, a family of four: me, my husband, and two kids went on a vacation to Switzerland from Doha, Qatar where we presently live. There we stayed in Zurich and explored the places nearby as the Rhine falls, Zurich city and Titlis.Read full story
3 books that made me cry and feel privileged at the same time: I realized how lucky and fortunate I am
Books have always been a very important part of my life. My love relation with books started as soon as I could read. When other kids my age were busy playing dollhouses and other games, I preferred sitting in a quiet corner with anything I could read. I just got immersed in the magical world of books and felt connected to the characters.Read full story
Birth control methods are targeted at the wrong gender: It's time we leave pseudo-feminism and focus on real problems
Kids are tough, but there has to be some penalty for sex. Humans and dolphins are a few of the creatures who have sex for pleasure. While we don’t know about dolphins, we certainly don’t want a kid every time we have sex. So, the need for some type of contraception method arises.Read full story
I tried to give away my cats for adoption: But they made clear what they wanted in no uncertain terms.
Last year, in April, when the whole world was fighting the worst pandemic of the century and was in complete lockdown, three angels visited us. A litter of newborn kittens was abandoned by their mother in my neighbour’s backyard. The neighbor tried but was unable to look after the ever-demanding babies.Read full story
I have managed to keep my weight constant over the years. So how do I do it?
For the last many years (15 years to be precise), my weight has been more or less constant. It’s been 58 kgs for my 5ft 2in height which is considered normal. Even though I eat everything without any dieting or follow any special and fancy diet plan, I have never put on more than one kg weight ever.Read full story
My personal guide to compare Yoga and Gym: Their benefits and shortcomings both explained fully.
Yoga or Gym, what should you choose?Photo by Jared Rice on Unsplash. How many times have you wondered what would work better for me from yoga vs gym? While we keep hearing the benefits of Yoga and how good it is for our external as well as inner health, exercising in a gym with Aerobics or Zumba classes have their own benefits.Read full story
I managed to cure myself of asthma: When doctors couldn't help, I helped myself.
We keep hearing how Asthma is an incurable disease and it’s a lifelong companion, though unwanted. I believed so too before I took matters in my hands for the betterment. I was sure that with the right approach and willpower I can win against the battle with asthma and I did at last. In this story, I want to tell you how I accomplished the unattainable and assure you too that it’s possible for everyone. Maybe you know someone who must be struggling with this disease and not finding a way out. You can help your loved ones by assuring them it’s possible to beat this demon.Read full story
The health benefits of having green tea every day from my personal experience.
It’s 6:30 am, soothing music in my ears, one hand on the wheel, feet on the accelerator and a steaming hot cup of Green Tea in my other hand. Yes, having green tea while driving my kids to school in the morning is my newly found love.Read full story