August 2022
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Monthly Wrap Up: August 2022

The summer of 2022 is officially over, and I am so very grateful. This year has been blessedly wonderful, and looking back, I have made many beautiful memories and had many new experiences. As we get ready to welcome fall, I want to take a moment to appreciate all the good things I have been blessed with in this monthly wrap up of August 2022.

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August 2022 Recap: Favorite Books & Shows Of The Month

This month I have managed to squeeze in enough time for three books: Dauntless by Elisa A. Bonnin, To Kill A Kingdom by Alexandra Christo, and The Gilded Wolves by Roshani Chokshi.

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Struggling With Anxiety: Things I Do To Cope With It

For as long as I can remember, I have always had crippling anxiety, even as a small child. But of course, back then, I could not understand it for what it was. And in the kind of society and culture that I live in, mental health issues are still a taboo topic and widely misunderstood.

It took me many years, but finally, in 2020, I began to actually work through my problems. And while I often feel like my family refuses to see my progress, I have noticed the changes within myself, the peace that I feel now, and I know that I am coping better every day.

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Your Patience Is Your Power: Lessons From My 20’s

As I write this, I am exactly 25 years, 8 months, and 28 days old. There was once upon a time, (not very long ago) when I thought that by this age I would have been married, held a top position in a reputed company, probably done with my master’s, maybe settled abroad, and definitely with one child if not two.

Let’s take a moment while I laugh at my younger self.

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Hello 2022: We’re Gonna Be Just Fine!

The past year while I tried to learn how to balance my work life with my personal life, I watched my sister practice something that she referred to as “manifesting”. Now, I am no expert on the topic, but from what I understood the gist of it was this: if you truly believe with every fiber of your being that good things are coming your way, then the universe will align itself to make it happen for you.

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Monthly Wrap Up: July 2021

With July coming to a close, my country is heading into 1.5 years of this Covid-19 pandemic and things are actually getting worse every day. We are seeing a sudden rise in covid cases and death rates; every day there are 10,000+ positive cases and death tolls seem to be constantly over 200. The whole country has been in lockdown for most of the month, but still things haven’t been improving much.

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Turning 25: A Little Older And Maybe A Little Wiser

Half-way into the year, and I cannot help but feel a little nostalgic. Being the kind of overly emotional and sentimental woman that I am, I spent the past few days going through my old journals and going through how much I have changed in the past 5 years.

They say that if you don’t cringe at who you were in the past, then you have not matured at all. Well, if that is the case, then I am definitely a lot more mature now than I once had been. ๐Ÿ˜…

Turning 25: A Little Older And Maybe A Little Wiser
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Monthly Wrap Up: April 2021

I am super late to do a wrap up post for the past month, but April has been full of so many little achievements that I want to write about all that I did. Future me can read this post to feel inspired on her bad days.

Monthly Wrap Up: April 2021

To begin with, I started blogging more or less regularly again this April. And that in itself is a huge accomplishment, considering I had practically given up on it last year. Back then, I told myself I needed a long, long hiatus to take care of my mental health.

It wasn’t exactly a lie, but neither was it the complete truth. In reality, I was finding it hard to cope with the pressures of working a full-time job for the first time while also adjusting and learning new things the job required of me. Then there was the matter of trying to find time for myself and my family; trying to heal after a rather disappointing breakup, and coping with the loss of not one but several puppies and kittens.

All this while also dealing with the global pandemic.

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Dear Brown Asians, Stop Comparing Your Struggles To Those Of Black People

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Dear Brown Asians, Stop Comparing Your Struggles To Those Of Black People

I’ve been somewhat quiet all this time because I was afraid that my small bubble on the internet wouldn’t do any good. All I’ve been doing to show my support is retweeting links to organizations people can donate to, because there isn’t anything more that I can do.

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