The crackle of mustard seeds in the earthy aroma of sesame oil, the taste of coconut blended perfect with pan-fried vegetables, the tanginess and the burst of flavors from a single pot of gravy-like Sambar.. is just touching the tip of the South Indian cuisine iceberg. I hail from Chennai, India and belong to a… Continue reading A Guide to Vegan South Indian Food.
Dear Fitness, You and I, we have had a complicated relationship in the past. We got off to a late start, when I was introduced to you as a chubby, self-conscious 20-year old. I carried curves and fat in all the wrong places, and I wanted to become thinner to prove to myself that I… Continue reading A Letter To Fitness.
If you're reading this, I strongly believe that the Universe has a message for you. You probably need a mood booster or are going through some turmoil. I'm in the same boat, and I'm trying to become more optimistic. Because positive vibes=positive life. These days, I'm all about affirmations. My husband would probably roll… Continue reading Positive Vibes, Positive Quotes.
Oh look, your local philosopher is back with a ton of wisdom you just needed to read about. I've been on a streak of questioning many things these past few days, primarily my own intentions. The biggest reveal for me has been a key insight into my shopping habits. I have discovered that I've got… Continue reading A Case of Temptations.
I'm hitting the motherlode today, clearly touching sensitive territory- comparison of the self with others. For as long as I can remember, I've been putting myself down and gazing from the outside in. Growing up from life as an active child to becoming an overweight teenager, I developed a crushingly low self-esteem. During my teenage… Continue reading Let’s Talk: Comparison
I have a major lifestyle change I wish to announce here- I'm going vegan. I have been vegetarian almost all my life, and I decided to take it a step further. Veganism is a philosophy and a way of living, rejecting animal by-products in food, clothing and other means. This means cutting out dairy, eggs,… Continue reading Going Vegan – My Life Has Changed
Never did I think that I'd get nominated for an award, but it happened! It feels like my own Oscar moment, haha. Thank you so much, Blossom Bahar, for nominating me for a Liebster Award! Basically, this award represents good ole-time bloggers and new blogs that are just waiting to be discovered and have awesome… Continue reading Liebster Award Nomination!
Hello blog fam, hope you're having a good week so far! I want to talk about mood boards today, because I'm just in the mood for it. Get it, mood board.. mood? If that isn't the very definition of lameness, I don't know what it is. Now that I've wasted a minute of your time… Continue reading DIY: How To Create A Mood Board.
Hi guys, hope you're having a great week so far! I've recently been a lot into colors, and studying which ones would suit my complexion and skin undertone. As you know, the spectrum of colors are large, to put it simply. Just one look at the hefty Pantone formula guide, which is a color deck,… Continue reading Style 101: Colors & Undertones
Hi one and all! Hope you're having a bangin' week and powering through the winter blues. (Or maybe its just me who has a case of the blues?) Today, I'm going to be talking about some celebrities/IT girls/bloggers I've been looking at for style inspiration. I get my dose of outfit inspiration through Pinterest and… Continue reading My Style Inspirations.
Since yesterday, my heart had a strong desire- to sing. To raise the glass high and keep the words pouring out, sing about the way I was feeling. Till recently, I was quite negative in terms of my mental bearings. I would compare myself incessantly with others, and prod myself to painful heights about how… Continue reading Counting My Blessings.
Clickbait-y sounding title aside, I wanted to write this post with a certain immediacy. But before I pour my heart out, I first want to start with my customary greeting- "A big hello to all those reading this post, and I hope you have had a great week so far!" 🙂 Now that that's out… Continue reading I Quit Instagram For A Week.