That was the theme of 2021 for me. Almost every aspect of life worked on that principle. One might think it made me learn and adapt, but I continued to struggle. Lack of clarity and ongoing uncertainty took their toll. I couldn’t plan my career, wellbeing, travel, family visits, or day-to-day things. Of course, life … Continue reading One day at a time
I spent the last few weeks of 2020 feeling rather miserable. Close ones said it’s fine to feel that way because I’ve had a rough year. On the 31st, I even said nothing positive happened to me this year and if I’m honest I was hating on all those Instagram posts about people feeling great … Continue reading The 2020 lo(ck)down
# I brought Kaddu, my first car home. # Not necessarily a highlight, but I also scratched it a couple of times. # At the beginning of the year, C and I went to Kerala for a few days. I’d never been particularly keen on it but Munnar was absolutely stunning – we visited tea … Continue reading 2019
II do not think of the current state of my body as a special post-30 phenomenon. The body is what it is, different from others’ who are in their 30s, and quite obviously different from my own 20s. There is nothing profound or astonishing about the changes in its form or preferences over time. However, … Continue reading Transformation Year
The uninteresting thing about this past year is that it was part-success and part-failure. What is notable though is that I was acutely aware of the shortcomings that led to what I believe were failures, and I tussled with my mind through every moment I spent with myself to overcome what that awareness was doing … Continue reading Another year down!