IS ASTROLOGY VALID?

Astrology is something I have always been deeply fascinated with. It is something that I personally hold ties to, for much of current westernized astrology holds deep roots in Vedic astrology which “contains within it the rich spiritual traditions and myths of ancient Indian culture” (Pamela McDonough). Astrology was consulted when my parents got marriedContinue reading “IS ASTROLOGY VALID?”

WAITING: AN ODE TO INDIA

I am a world traveler and each place I go to gives me a wealth of experiences that is unique and enriching. But, something about India is totally different than anywhere else. I guess it is because here, I am completely immersed in mundane life, and there’s something beautiful in that. Unlike other areas, itContinue reading “WAITING: AN ODE TO INDIA”

TAKING ON A NEW CHALLENGE

It has been exactly one month since I have written my last blog post. Since that time, I have had people ask me if I had “quit blogging” or “given up”, and I always told them that I hadn’t, that I was busy and tired and uninspired. Every time a new idea popped into myContinue reading “TAKING ON A NEW CHALLENGE”

THE CREATIVE PROCESS

From as far back as I can remember, I have loved to create. As a young child, creativity came so easily, I simply put pen to paper and the words flowed out as if a stream coming directly from my mind. Nowadays, the time I have to translate my thoughts into a more coherent formContinue reading “THE CREATIVE PROCESS”

MY SIXTEEN BY SIXTEEN

Last weekend, on December 13th, I turned sixteen years old. I got plenty of wishes from my friends and family and had the time to celebrate with dancing, and cake, and dressing up. I really enjoyed my birthday, and for girls in America, sixteen is a big one. However, it also made me realize howContinue reading “MY SIXTEEN BY SIXTEEN”

MY SONGWRITING PROCESS: HOW YOU CAN WRITE YOUR OWN SONGS

I would consider myself a creative person. Some of my favorite things include writing, journaling, making art, dancing, and playing music. I play three instruments-the piano, ukulele, and steel drum, singing along. Music a way of relaxing for me, and in addition, it works as a great emotional outlet, especially since I have written myContinue reading “MY SONGWRITING PROCESS: HOW YOU CAN WRITE YOUR OWN SONGS”

JOURNALING 101:INFORMATION AND INSPIRATION

If you read my post titled “Introducing Chocolate and Politics”, you may know that I am an avid writer who has been keeping private journals for a number of years, this year being the fifth. I started journaling back in 2016 as a way to gain another creative outlet. I had kept a plethora ofContinue reading “JOURNALING 101:INFORMATION AND INSPIRATION”