Perceptions Unplugged

Books, short stories & few thoughts

Homecoming Blues

Homecoming is a ceremonious event in my life. What makes me say this ? That’s because the occasion of homecoming comes only once or twice a year for me (and my husband). Ever since I left my hometown finishing school, the frequencies of returning and being at home became less over the years. Graduation from […]

What are 10 simple things that make me happy ?

Today, I have written about 10 simple things that make me happy. I didn’t compose this post just for publishing something in my blog. Trust me, there are other 10 simple things going on in my head right now, providing me enough materials to write few posts out of them. Then why am I wasting […]

4 best writing inspirations that motivate me everyday

What are my best writing inspirations ? Why do I write ? Even after writing several posts in this blog, I didn’t think about this answer much seriously. I have explained why I opted for writing in my previous posts Hello ‘Life’ !!! and Blog : a new journey to find my own self . But is […]

3 hindrances in my path of kindness

I think I am quiet good when it comes in stepping into someone else’s shoes and try sensing his thoughts. A nature which I have inherited from my dear grandma and my father. This definitely helps me to show at least some amount of kindness to the opposite person. But my core essence of showering kindness […]

7 reasons to grab the novel ‘A Thousand Splendid Suns’

The ‘not-so-rosy’ picture of women in many parts of the world is not an unknown matter to us anymore. The horrific and humiliating experiences that women face in their lifetime is enough to insult the humanity. They are not even considered as human beings in the first place. This fact is once again established in […]

Grandma : my kind hearted soul

Dear Grandma , You often come to my dreams at night and then linger in my thoughts throughout the next day. Your soft yet bright eyes are still so vivd in my mind. Whenever I think of you, the very first thing that touches my heart is your kind and affectionate behaviour towards me and everyone. […]

My 3 rules for picking up a book to read

  I am an avid book lover. My love for books goes back to the days when I was a small kid. I refused to eat food or go to sleep without reading  or listening a fairy tale from my grandmother. It was this fascination towards stories that made books a matter of great attraction […]

Courage to dream

Most of us have a role model set in our hearts. That person could be anyone- someone very famous or someone living right next to us. But that’s not important. The point is the ‘ideal’ human being does the most significant job in our lives i.e becomes a constant source of inspiration to us. Inspiration […]

Acceptance of Me and Myself

When I give myself a moment to think about few good qualities in me, then certain self-perceptions cross my mind. These qualities make me feel good as a human being.I realise that as a person, basically I : am humble and don’t let appreciation go to my head. carry on my work/duties in life successfully when […]

What are the words for Self-Compassion?

A good for nothing, short-tempered, impatient, ugly and always a scared person. These are the exact words I use when I am not at all satisfied the way things have turned up few moments ago. Before you jump into any conclusion about my use of such rude words towards someone , then let me clarify […]

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