Just when you think “now that kids are grown up, we can slow down and enjoy..” that’s when things really become more challenging.. The bigger they grow, the more they are exposed to the world around them, the issues they begin to deal with gets deeper!
MOTHERHOOD just gets more intense with time. Unless we consciously take time out for ourselves, things can get quite overwhelming, out-of-hand and quite depressing! When STRESS begins to fuel motherhood by replacing JOY, there is a great chance we miss the essence of this parenting adventure!
Here are a few things that I do to keep myself sane and joyful as I navigate through this roller coaster of motherhood! I hope it helps someone out there! Continue reading What I do When Motherhood becomes Mayhem!
I AM DRIVEN ✨
For the first two decades of my life I was completely aimless and clueless about what I wanted from life. I pointlessly drifted with the current of the society. Textbooks did not entice me. Electrical circuits terrified me. I always felt I wasn’t brainy enough to get a corporate computer job. At that point in life, I believed life was all about getting a degree, finding a simple job that paid reasonably, getting married, becoming a mother and raise kids for the rest of my life. These obviously didn’t require much goals or ambitions ✨ Continue reading I AM… DRIVEN!
Growing up I always felt my parents were strict and conservative. But right now, at the age of 36, having gone through experiences, places, meeting people, interacting with them and simply watching how the world and the people in different cultures function… I look back and realise, I have had such amazing childhood and forward-thinking parents. There was never a moment when my parents discussed/gossiped/spoke ill about anyone. Neither did they ever compare us with others nor did they ever pressurise us to behave/act a certain way for the sake of others! Continue reading The Art of NOT being Conditioned/Controlled by Other’s Opinions