Breathe: The Importance of Taking A Break From The Noise of the World

You’re busy. I know. You have so many things you need to do. Even as you read this sentence, the shadows of all your tasks, expectations and responsibilities for this day, this week, this month, this year, loom large over your head. You’re busy, I know. And perhaps the last thing you need in the midst of the whirlwind that is your life, is someone telling you to “take a break”. As if it’s an option you had never considered before. It’s not that easy, you think. Because sometimes, it seems as if the world conspires to not spare you…Continue Reading

20 Illustrated Quotes That Show You The Beauty and Power Of Being Broken

I stumbled upon an Instagram account this weekend and let me tell you, it was within the first 30 seconds that I followed the artist. If there is one thing you should know about me it’s this: I don’t follow a whole lot of people on social media. What was it about ‘Broken Isn’t Bad’ that made me almost instantenously click that ‘Follow’ button? Firstly, the illustrations simply capture your eye. They are bold, provocative and have a grand ‘fuck-you’ vibe to them. Secondly, each illustration is then followed by a single quote that makes you pause and reflect. And…Continue Reading

15 Beautiful Rooms That Prove All You Need In Life Are Pastels

I am a sucker for good decor, and more-so, when it’s minimal. Not just patterns, but colours. Pastels are just so beautiful, so relaxing. They’re just peaceful to look at, nah? What’s better? They NEVER go out of style. Like, never. Check out these beautiful rooms for some inspiration for your next makeover! GAHHH <3 What a beautiful sunroom I designed several years ago. This is what I would consider neutral. The subtle hint of turquoise keeps the room from feeling too flat. And I love the texture of the fabric on the chairs. It’s a nubby woven damask that…Continue Reading

8 Top Tips To Tune Into Your Intuition So You Can Live Your Best Life

We’ve all been in situations when logically, all fingers point towards only one answer. It seems perfect in every way. But there’s this hunch you have, this feeling in your gut, that something’s not right. And that things will go south if you move forward with the same answer. This is exactly what we call “Intuition” or “gut feeling”. And often ignoring it, is the stupidest mistake we make. Sharpening them, honing them will do wonders for you in life. Don’t know how? Read on. Intuition is like life – to be taken moment by moment. Intuition, inner voice, gut…Continue Reading

15 Things You’ll Know To Be True If Nature Is Your Best Friend

You don’t find peace where everyone else does. If nature speaks to you more than anyone else, you’ll relate to these. Sometimes, you have a deeper connect with nature than others around you, in which case, these should describe you: You feel the most at peace when surrounded by nothing but the vastness of the earth. Oceans, mountains, forests, deserts : All four speak to you exactly the same. You have often been called a “tree” by your friends. You often find yourself sitting alone in a garden, or staring at the open sky. You hate closed spaces, your house…Continue Reading

The Nights That Cradle Sweet Fantasies Will Stay With Us Forever

In the stillness of the night, one experiences calm and tranquility. Nights aren’t just for party-hopping and boozing. There is a lot more to know, feel and understand when the rest of the world has retired to bed. You don’t necessarily have to be a night-bird to be acquainted with the mysteries of the night. You just have to be aware. For there are nights that will always remind you of fantasies and flings! On other beautiful nights, a face might swim right before your eyes— probably someone who had once meant the world to you. The lull of the…Continue Reading

14 Reasons Weekend Getaways Are Healthy For Your Peace Of Mind

It does not have to be fancy. You don’t have to be living in a tree penthouse or the likes. You don’t have to spend half of your savings just for a swanky bathroom selfie. Nope. You could just decide to go to a nice little farmhouse on the outskirts of the city or even decide to lodge in the middle of a vineyard. The point is, to travel. Most of us associate this term to a very Instagram-friendly opinion of luxury hotels and destinations abroad. I beg to differ. You could feel absolutely in love with the world a…Continue Reading

These 10 Instagram Artists Turn The ‘Everyday’ Into Magic

Some kinds of art hold the power to change who you are. Creating something has always been therapeutic for me. Until recently, my universe had only been shaken by books, movies, or the occasional Tanmay Bhat Snapchat segment. A few months ago, I started painting again. It led me to these artists who, I promise, are nothing short of Human Hogwarts. Warning: These pictures could potentially change your life. Juliette Arbic Medusa #blackwork #tattoo #inkdrawing #draw #drawing #drawingoftheday #tattoooftheday #blackandwhite #micron #inkdrawing #pencil #pencildrawing #medusa #tattoos #art #dessin #illustration #ink A post shared by Juliette Abric (@juliette_la_crevette) on Aug 30,…Continue Reading

How My Worst Breakup Taught Me Life’s Most Important Lessons

I won’t lie. I wouldn’t want to relive the first half of 2016. It was the worst blow my heart’s taken in a long time, but to be honest if I was given a choice to erase that year out of my existence, I wouldn’t. Because no matter how messed up the first half of it had been, it was one of my favorite years in the almost-30 stint I am heading towards. I am assuming we’ve all been through a breakup that’s opened a gap within the center of our chests with constant pain spilling out. And mine was…Continue Reading

16 Reasons Why Sunsets Are For Everybody

“Sunsets are proof that endings can often be beautiful too.” – Beau Taplin Nature can be consuming, providing and liberating. It’s beautiful and remedial. A special tribute to sunsets today, because it’s a nature-loving kinda day! It’s beautiful. As simple as that. It shows you that nature can never be boring. There’s never one sunrise the same or one sunset the same. – Carlos Santana It’s meditation. Every sunset is an opportunity to reset. – Richie Norton It shows you the sheer vastness of the universe. When the sun has set, no candle can replace it. – George R. R.…Continue Reading