It’s Ugadi/Gudi Padwa today – which marks the beginning of spring and is considered very auspicious and also treated as the beginning of a New Year. While Maharashtrians tie a gudi and eat a mixture of neem and a bit of jaggery to herald the new year, down south, people in Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and…Continue reading Recharge, Reflect, Reset, Restart
Full disclosure : I used to be a hypochondriac who also feared doctors, white coats, needles, blood, hospitals, syringes, pills, medicines, tests. I would do anything to keep from falling ill and when I WAS ill, I’d downplay it and do anything to not go to a doctor. I realised it’s stupid, I am now…Continue reading Staying Safe And Sane : Coronavirus Precautions
I loved watching ‘Queen & Slim’ recently for its dazzling depiction of black life in America, the outrageous costumes, defying perceived gender roles and the best part was the soundtrack. The story of Queen & Slim’s perceived gender roles will surprise you the most. Daniel Kaluuya, one of the two leads, describes Slim as someone…Continue reading Happy Women’s Day To All The Queens
I started my Healthy Eating Instagram page called @theskinnyganesha on 1st February 2020 for motivation, really for myself. Like most people, I too begin the new year with a resolve to improve my health. This improvement often starts with changing what I eat. A food diary can be a useful tool in this process. It…Continue reading Why Keep A Food Diary?
I’ve always wanted to have an outdoor space that looks green, serene and makes me feel zen. I’ve admired the tons of pictures of a Buddha-themed garden on my phone for ages now. I took my time seeing, observing, reading, creating a plan and picking the right stuff that finally brought my dream garden to fruition.…Continue reading A DIY Guide To Creating A Buddha Zen Garden
Wishing everyone a Happy Sankranthi / Pongal and Lohri