Lifestyle Concepts, Mental health

Stones in Your Pocket

I first came to know about Virginia Woolf when I read her novel “Mrs. Dalloway” during my post-graduation. During this time, I read many other great writers and poets of 19th and early 20th century but, Virginia Woolf stayed with me as I continued reading her work long after. With each passing year, my understanding… Continue reading Stones in Your Pocket

house cleaning, Household Management

Tracking Your Cleaning Tasks

I have been managing my house for almost three years now and besides meals, one thing that takes much of my time is cleaning and organizing the house. With two growing kids, the house often becomes a playground, and I am always on my toes to keep it in order. In these three years, I… Continue reading Tracking Your Cleaning Tasks

Happiness, Lifestyle Concepts

Decoding Happiness

This topic had been weighing on my mind since long and today I am writing about it after this concept has become somewhat clear. In past two years, I went through one of the longest spells of sadness and gloom in my life. During this time, I tried all the tricks I could to bring… Continue reading Decoding Happiness

Household Management

Are You an Organized Hoarder

Let’s rephrase this question – Are you an organized hoarder like me? Yes, I love de-cluttering and I am inching towards minimalism every single day! Cleaning and organizing my house is not just a chore but a way of expressing myself. But, amidst all these, I have a tendency to hoard. It takes an effort… Continue reading Are You an Organized Hoarder

Lifestyle Concepts

Saving for that Special Day

Smile a bit if you have one, some of these, or may be all of these things neatly packed in one of the closets in your house - a dress, sweater, blazer, or a saree with its tag still on; perfume bottles or lip colors – waiting to be opened; beautiful china set still in… Continue reading Saving for that Special Day

Household Management, Lifestyle Concepts

Minimalism – A Different Lifestyle Concept

We all dream of a beautiful house which is spacious, well-lit, and warm. And to make it more beautiful and personal, we decorate it with our skills and memories in the form of the souvenirs and artifacts. Our house becomes a reflection of our ethos, culture, and beliefs that tell a great deal about us… Continue reading Minimalism – A Different Lifestyle Concept

Fights and Arguments, Having the Last Word, Lifestyle Concepts

Why is it so Important to “Give it Back”

We all have experienced the sheer triumph of ‘giving it back’ to someone whenever in any kind of argument. A sense of satisfaction that comes after that is unparallel. It feels like we have won the war or conquered the world. But what happens when sometimes, someone else gives it back to us or has… Continue reading Why is it so Important to “Give it Back”

Decluttering, house cleaning, Household Management

How to Clean your House when not Cleaning

With two small kids, it is not possible to keep my house organized even for an hour and I don’t restrict my kids from playing around in the house. But still I try to keep the house in a certain shape. It is not easy; however, it is not laborious also. It has taken years… Continue reading How to Clean your House when not Cleaning

Lifestyle Concepts, Social Bullying

How to Deal with Small Irritants in Life

How many times have you heard some or all of these lame phrases, “Oh! it’s a small thing. It will go away”, “Such things happen, just move on”, “This thing doesn’t deserve your time and energy”. I have heard these phrases many times whenever I have gone to friends to share an unpleasant incident or… Continue reading How to Deal with Small Irritants in Life

Clean Bathroom, house cleaning, Household Management

Clean Your Bathroom like a Pro – 5 Steps; 10 Minutes

I am one of those, who can’t concentrate on their work if the surroundings are not clean. Now, that I manage my house, I need it to be clean and properly arranged before I can start with my favorite activities like reading, writing my posts, trying out new baking recipes, and so many other things… Continue reading Clean Your Bathroom like a Pro – 5 Steps; 10 Minutes