Taking Back Mental Health

Though not easy, physical health is a lot more approachable to identify issues and make improvements. Mental health can be much more complex and is often ignored but it is so important. Like when we make a diet or exercise commitment to just feel healthy, taking action towards mental health does not mean something must … Continue reading Taking Back Mental Health

Season of Ice and Snow

Frozen II had a lot to live up to with the first movie revolutionizing the Disney brand and the perception of its heroines. I did not expect it to deliver on such novelty again but to certainly ride on the popularity of the original, reiterate the concepts, and showing the characters evolve into a new … Continue reading Season of Ice and Snow

3 Ingredients, An Oven, and 10 Minutes

Yes that is all it takes to make a delicious healthy snack for yourself. The hardest part of this recipe is making sure that you have very ripe bananas in the house. Writing this made me crave one so I had to take a break between these sentences to go get myself another cookie. Totally … Continue reading 3 Ingredients, An Oven, and 10 Minutes

How to Live a Day

Momentum...The reason I love this word and used it in the title is that this is what makes us. The momentum built of what we do everyday regularly in our lives. It is our habits and lifestyle choices that determine what becomes of us more than anything else. I have been trying bit by bit … Continue reading How to Live a Day

Mutter Paneer

Flavourful. Reasonably healthy. Quick and easy to make. Mutter paneer is a traditional and much loved, vegetarian Indian recipe. You have likely come across it before. Well, here is my homemade attempt to make it without any cream or butter or precise recipe. Mutter Paneer Onions is the heart and volume of many curry sauces. … Continue reading Mutter Paneer

A Short Life and Wellness Survey

We want to know who you are! Submit your answers, share the link with others, reblog if you can, and encourage them to participate. It is really quick and easy but expect some interesting results. https://tmp0504.survey.fm/life-wellness-survey Click here to start survey. Want to hear about the insights and results from this survey? Follow us and … Continue reading A Short Life and Wellness Survey

Chickpeas with a Kick

Though a better fit for summer, Chana Chaat made a good and light meal for a late Saturday lunch. This is a very traditional Indian/Pakistani snack and appetizer. Quick and simple to make if you have the key ingredients already available at home. But what is the kick? You can vary the ingredients based on … Continue reading Chickpeas with a Kick

The Cookie Redemption

The first time I baked chocolate chip cookies, they stayed and cooked as the drops I had put on the baking sheet. The balls of dough looked nothing like the fresh, flat and goeey chocolate chip cookies I had hoped would come out of the oven. So, last week, I found a better recipe and … Continue reading The Cookie Redemption

Scaling the Temple of Heaven

Puzzles are relaxing and challenging. They are not Netflix or movies. They keep my mind occupied well, challenge me in a different way than the spreadsheets on the job, and also test my motor skills in a different capacity than the keyboard and mouse I am constantly using. If you ask me, adults need more … Continue reading Scaling the Temple of Heaven

Just Penciling It Down

From "do what you can" to "I cannot wait to do this". I am actively journaling again and I love it!!! I have eased myself into a simple exercise of writing that is helping me and that I actually feel like reaching out for several times a day. The recent silence online of my writer's … Continue reading Just Penciling It Down

25 x 25

A personal reflection on living life by the pomodoro technique. In his introduction to the well-recognized book, The Success Principles, Jack Canfield emphasizes that his principles do work. But he emphasizes: for the principles to work, you have to work the principles! And the secret to success with the pomodoro technique is just that. I … Continue reading 25 x 25