Travel, Photoblog

Dhanaulti- A Hidden Gem in Himalayas

I love discovering places which have beautiful landscapes and are away from madding crowd. Dhanaulti is a small, lesser known hill station in Uttarakhand, India. If someone is looking for solitude and a beautiful place in the woods, this is a place to be. Here are some of the photos...

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Lifestyle, Self-Help, Self-Improvement

5 Ways of Coping with Anxiety and Depression

Depression affects people of all ages, from all walks of life, in all countries. In humanitarian emergencies, 1 in 5 people are affected by depression and anxiety. According to WHO, depression is the largest cause of disability worldwide. Yet, why is that, in the vast world of modern social media and constantly raised awareness that… Continue reading 5 Ways of Coping with Anxiety and Depression

Self-Help, Self-Improvement, Stories

Have a Little Faith.

A little boy walked into a grocery store with his mother. While his mother was busy buying stuff, the candy jar at the counter caught boy's attention. He stood near the counter quietly. The shopkeeper noticed this and said, "You are adorably cute kid. Why don't you have some candies?". He offered the jar full… Continue reading Have a Little Faith.

Quotes, Self-Help

My Favorite Motivational Quotes

Nobody is immune to challenging times. We all have days when we find ourselves in low spirits. But being down in the dumps is no fun and stops us from doing what we need to do. When I feel this way, instead of letting these disastrous thoughts conquer my mind, I open my quotes diary… Continue reading My Favorite Motivational Quotes

Travel

Why you should interact with the locals while travelling?

We are always been told not to talk to strangers. But I beg to differ. Every stranger comes with an opportunity. An opportunity to learn something new, an opportunity to have an experience you never had or to hear a story which you never heard before. And travel provides us with lots of opportunities to… Continue reading Why you should interact with the locals while travelling?

Books, Lifestyle, Self-Help

A book that changed my life.

Back in year 2011, I was randomly switching channels on t.v when suddenly I paused on star world. It was a celebrity talk show where Freida Pinto talked about a book which changed her life. She talked very briefly about how she read this book and applied it to live her childhood dream of getting… Continue reading A book that changed my life.

Travel

Enchanting Narkanda.

I love shimla, and what's not to like? I've been there as a kid and been there as a teen. But over past couple of years, the place has changed a lot. So, it was time to take a step away from the madding crowd. Narkanda was 'the' place to be. It is about 65kms… Continue reading Enchanting Narkanda.

Ideas, Lifestyle

5 Ways to celebrate green Diwali

Diwali is round the corner and no doubt everyone is excited about it. This festival, if celebrated in the traditional sense, has little to do with fireworks. With air quality degrading day by day, there is all the more reason to move back towards the traditional ways of celebrating Diwali. After all, if we (who… Continue reading 5 Ways to celebrate green Diwali