So I was reading a random Buzzfeed article the other day and it turns out I may be an empath! Not really the most groundbreaking discovery in the big scheme of things, but hey, it got me thinking. Since I was little, often unwittingly, I’ve known how to take a step back from a situation … More I’m An Emotional Sponge!
Mai Bhago was the first Sikh woman to fight on a battlefield as part of the Khalsa army. In 1704, the tenth Sikh Guru, Guru Gobind Singh Ji and his Khalsa army were taking refuge at a fortress in the city of Anandpur. The city had been laid under siege by Emperor Aurangzeb’s Mughal army … More Inspirational Sikh Women: Part 1 – Mai Bhago
Say you were walking down the street and turned a corner to find me standing there, the first fleeting thought that would probably cross your mind would be, “Oh it’s an Indian girl.” To all of you alleged ‘colour blind’ people out there, no that’s not racist, it’s a fact. I am an Indian girl … More A Doomed Mother Tongue
When strung together, these seemingly inconsequential six words somehow have the ability to kick people like me into gear and make us feel invincible. I actually stumbled upon this little gem at the gym, of all places! A manic, pint-sized instructor was guiding us through a HIIT class, which as you can imagine was killing … More You Are Stronger Than You Think
Possibly one of the worst feelings in the world is the feeling of hopelessness. When you convince yourself that you’ve exhausted all options and there’s no light at the end of the tunnel, it’s a struggle to get out of bed in the mornings. You feel lethargic and physically unwell. You start to isolate yourself … More Drains And Radiators
“Being nice to someone you don’t like doesn’t mean you’re fake, it means you’re mature enough to tolerate your dislike for them.” I stumbled upon that quote this morning and thought to myself wow, how true is that?! Well only of course once we replace the ‘being nice’ part with ‘being civil’, because come on we’re only human after all, can’t … More Keeping Schtum
Having been a blogger for over two years now, I’ve been lucky enough to have been nominated for numerous challenges over the months. However, this is the first one that I’ve actually bothered to participate in, mainly because I’m a sucker for a good quote! So thanks for nominating me Chape, I appreciate it. 😀 Often … More Daily Quote Challenge- 1/3