Tagged: happiness

My Happy Place #IamHappy

happy place vidya sury

What with March 20 being International Day of Happiness and all the buzz leading up to it, I’ve been pondering on the question: “What really makes me happy” Mi. I had the biggest shock last week, Mi. I had a date with a lovely friend and called her to confirm...


Ambitious Goals

As the deadline I set myself draws nearer, I am thinking, planning, making lists, Mi. I really want to accomplish what I’ve noted down by October 31, or at least get as close to doing it as possible. Ten things I must finish this coming week: Tackle the 7 coconuts...


Happiness Is a Mini Break


I was tired of my to-do list It was so very long I yearned to take time off And listen to that song I looked for ways to relax And hit upon a plan I ditched the list and spent Time with my little man No need to go out...


Of sweat, laughter and tears

vidya sury peepul

Feels rather sick to get a whiff of our own sweat, Mi. So warm! In spite of those heavy rains a couple of days ago. More like splashing water on a hot griddle! You know, I can’t sit slumped because wherever skin contacts skin, it becomes wet. On the other...


That Blessing In Disguise

hanuman blessing in disguise vidya sury

Somehow the trip materialized, our tickets got confirmed. We went. Had a glorious time. Visited some old haunts. En route to our destination on day 3, we landed at the Tadbund Hanuman Temple. My eyes brimmed with tears, thinking of that December back in 1996 when we visited it every...


Kindness is always possible

“Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible” I learned only a couple of years ago that is a quote by the Dalai Lama. Kindness is something you’ve always encouraged in me, along with compassion, Mi. Even though we barely scraped through the month, you always assured me we were...

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