It’s half past 7 in the morning and the air is cooler than I imagined. I’m wearing my patterned churidhar with sandals and I’ve thrown my hair up in a plait to stop the humidity from prying it loose. It’s actually the first time my grandmothers have let me walk to the temple alone. It’s … More God & me
“We should all strive to be emotionally healthier, happier people” – Me, just now Once you’ve had a minute to recover from the profoundness of the above quote, fresh from the mind of yours truly, actually take a moment to think about it. How many of us actually strive to be happier? Of course, we think we’re … More Managing unhealthy thought patterns
Dear Gowri’s Page. Happy two years together. Here’s to many more. Love, Gowri. Entirely Unrelated Photograph The other day, a friend of mine came up to me when I was printing some finals revision notes off in the computer cluster at medschool. She said ‘Gowri… my flatmate reads your blogs and she doesn’t know you so … More Evolution
This post is going to be honest. Nothing fancy schmancy, nothing intentionally funny but passed off as my own natural hilarity, just straight up honest. With it approaching the new year, people often take time to reflect and be honest with themselves about what they might need to change in their lives. Being the thinker I am, … More The List Of How To Maybe Achieve Happiness By Undoing The Unhappiness Of Human Conditioning, Whilst Not Having To Adopt A Himalayan Lifestyle.
Heartbreak is the worst feeling in the world. It is a burning concoction of grief, loss, anger, disappointment, bitterness and pain. Pain so sharp and intense that it grips at your core and seeps into your peripheries. Every single thing around you screams pure, passionate, excruciating hurt. You try to push the hurt away but realise … More Whole.
Hello Blog! So this time two weeks ago I had my final exam of third year, which means I have been sipping at the fine elixir of liberty for the last fourteen days. Unfortunately, being a Medical Student, I’m used to being on full-power all the time. Every day is simply go, go, go! I … More Headspace: My first 10 days of Meditation
“Give up defining yourself – to yourself or to others. You won’t die. You will come to life. And don’t be concerned with how others define you. When they define you, they are limiting themselves, so it’s their problem. Whenever you interact with people, don’t be there primarily as a function or a role, but … More Self Acceptance.