Author: Rasika Mahabal

Joke…

Joke…

  (Do not want to portray women as stereotypical. I am sharing a joke, take it for what it is) A young Indian man excitedly tells his mother that he has fallen in love and that he is ready to get married. He says, “Just for fun,  Ma, I’m going […]

Book Reviews.2017. 4

Book Reviews.2017. 4

Reviewing books that I read in 2017. 16. Wedding Night – Sophie Kinsella Did not like it, even though it is written by Kinsella. 2/5. 17. Into the Water – Paula Hawkins Second book written by the author of ‘girl on the train’ (which I loved and couldn’t put down). […]

What makes us happy?

What makes us happy?

They are right when they say happiness is just a state of mind. And yet I do feel agitated, anxious, stressed, sad and unhappy at times, over the years I have figured out six things that keep me in my default happy status – First and foremost is good health. […]

Blogging

Blogging

Blogging is a tricky medium. There is no guarantee that your post will be taken in the spirit that it was intended, it can be misunderstood by someone or the other. I do not share names so there is no way to tell who it is written about or if […]

Five Life Lessons

Five Life Lessons

Five life lessons that I have learned – 1) You can not please everyone. Personally, I have seen that people have bizarre expectations. A lot of people are hypocrites and someone or the other will always get offended by what you do. Might as well do what makes you feel […]

Our best…

Our best…

I work out every day for 60 minutes. Aerobics, Weight lifting, Pilates, Yoga, Hiking, Biking, Dance, Kickboxing and whatnot,  still I am not content because I never think I am doing enough. I should be doing more.   I prepare most of my meals. I spend around 60 minutes each […]

Age Gracefully

Age Gracefully

Life is like climbing a hill. At one point or the other, we reach the peak and from there onward we either continue walking straight on the plateau for a long time or else we are on your way down the hill. Exercise every day, make an effort, put in […]

Lead by example

Lead by example

I seldom give any weight to someone’s opinion unless I respect them in ‘that’ particular field. If I like your body – health – mental status then I will listen to your fitness-diet tips. There are people who are double my size  – who have given me diet/ weight suggestions/advice. […]

The world of blogging

The world of blogging

I have been writing a diary ever since I remember, even before the blogging world. It was simply my way of venting out my thoughts (and opinions). One day in 2006 I started blogging. This was my first post. I didn’t have any expectations or any agenda from this activity.  Then sometime in […]