Sparkle #209: Challenge Yourself to be “Complaint-free”

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Happy Monday people! I have been so bad with the blog this year, and I am very disappointed for not putting in more time on my site. Without giving long explanations, let me just admit that the first half of 2016… Continue Reading

Sparkle #180: Buddha Doodles

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Happy Monday my lovelies! It’s a particularly happy Monday for me this week, since we got our grandmother home today. If you read my post last week, you would know that my absence on the blog was primarily because my… Continue Reading

Sparkle #176: Make your Monday Happy!

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Happy Monday folks! I am not feeling very happy or excited this morning and could do with some sunshine to brighten things up. The year has started on a crazy note, a new job means lots of learning and hence most of… Continue Reading

Sparkle #175: Fall in Love with Yourself First!

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February is here, the perfect month to look at everything with rose tinted glasses. Thanks to valentines day, there’s a whole lot of love in the air and I can’t help but smile at all the mushiness. While we are on the topic… Continue Reading

Sparkle #150: Buddhist Prayers for Peace

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Happy Monday folks! We are soon going to enter the most wonderful time of the year, but my mind is still restless with the events of the last few days. How does one stay positive and peaceful during times of distress? I find that… Continue Reading

GoogleBun Fridays: Week 42 Favorites

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Happy Friday folks! Below are my top picks from the web for this week; what have you been reading? Have a good weekend! Where your heart is full. Gifts to give yourself. Apple cinnamon loaf recipe. How to juice like a model.… Continue Reading

Sparkle #110: Happiness on your fingertips!

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Happy Monday everyone! Last week on the blog, I put up a poll to understand if the frequency of my daily sparkle posts was comfortable or cumbersome for my readers. Thanks to everyone who voted! From the results, it seems that some form… Continue Reading

GoogleBun Fridays: Week 28 Favorites

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Happy Friday folks! Below are my top picks from the web for this week; what have you been reading? Have a good weekend! PS: This was my birthday week so I set myself some new goals for the blog and sparkle posts. Stay tuned for exciting updates… Continue Reading

Sparkle #70: How to stay Positive in Tough Times

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Hello folks! This week started on a low note as updates on the Nepal earthquake and it’s devastation continued to pour in every minute. Overall, April has not been an exciting month for me. I have been tied down by ‘busy’ work, and… Continue Reading