One of three literarily brilliant sisters, Charlotte Brontë wrote the revolutionary novel Jane Eyre during the 1800s when there were … More
Category: Life in 7 Doodles
Seven is my favorite number. Being someone who thinks in lists, i started structuring the world around me in lists of 7. Life lessons, book quotes, concepts, life-hacks, and emotions – all of it in accessible listicles of 7. Enjoy!
Also i LOVE doodling! I learn best when pen hits paper in a very tactical way. Here is my attempt to share some of these doodles and scribbles.
7 activities that don’t involve technology/screens.
Why is it so hard to imagine a life without the convenient refuge of social media, screens or technology? I tried, in vain, to remember what i did as a child with little to no tech. The time before there was a magical, hypnotic window into the inter-netted web that sucked you into its black hole. Escape from which seems impossible. And us, suspended in limbo.
7 enduring lessons from Daoism.
Modern life has much to imbibe from eastern philosophies. One such philosophy is Daoism (or Taoism) founded by Lao Tzu, … More
dear dad ❤️
a poem for dad on father’s day. fathers to two daughters are a truly special breed. seemingly hard-shelled on the … More
we are all languishing. says adam grant. makes sense.
Are you feeling it too? that ‘blah’ feeling. the feeling that nothing really seems like it used to. the sense … More
7 fears we all have, yet don’t admit out loud.
Fear, a primal emotion, yet non-existent in our early years of life. We are born fearless, only to be … More
7 ways to show someone you care.
By design, the world we live in today can feel extremely isolating and alien. One feels removed from a sense … More
7 lessons from 7 years of yoga practice.
I started practicing Yoga in Sep 2013, just as i began B-school in the United States. In retrospect, i think … More
7 professions and work we call ‘essential’ but don’t treat them as such.
6 months into the lockdown, we can admit beyond doubt which professions and work are in essence, truly essential. When … More
7 reasons i talk to my mom almost daily despite being a grown woman.
Yes, I am 33 years old and i talk to my mom almost every day. Sometimes thrice a day. At … More
7 lessons I learnt from 5 years of Married Life.
As the day closes in on 5 years of married life, as with everything, i look back at this milestone … More
7 lessons from ‘Man’s search for meaning’ by – Victor Frankl
Spending less time on social media allows us to read more books. Especially when one has existential questions about life. … More
7 Questions we are finally asking about our society?
Times of crises call for stock-taking. Not just of resources, but also of societal norms, structures and values. When acute … More
7 lessons we are learning about ourselves
The past 3 months is playing a game of contradictions with us. We are caged, yet set free. Crowded by … More
7 actions non-black people can take right now.
I want to honestly admit that I am generally someone who tends to politically overcorrect, be overly diplomatic, try to … More
7 Questions we are asking ourselves?
The past 60+ days have given us time and distance to contemplate. About key questions that we often forget to … More
7 ways to keep sane during lockdown.
It’s been 2 months in lockdown. Each passing day acutely reminds of the world that we used to live in. And all the things we can’t do in lockdown. But fortunately there are still things we can do.
7 reasons I started listening to podcasts. And why i am now addicted!
I started listening to podcasts almost a decade ago on the first generation iPhone. I was always curious to see … More
7 stages of loss. For the world we once knew.
It was on 30th Jan 2020 that the Corona-virus first appeared into my mainstream consciousness. A routine thursday morning walk … More
7 differences between your 20s and 30s.
We live in strange times to say the least. But too much time on hand, opens up much time allocation … More
Dictionary of obscure sorrows doodled.
It was a few years back when i discovered a ted talk by John Koenig who compiles a dictionary of … More
Idioms – if they were literal.
Anyone who has ever taken the GRE/GMAT will relate hard. Idioms are a group of words established by usage as … More
50 Things that made the Modern Economy – Illustrated on Post-it Notes.
I love doodling on Sticky Notes. And i love listening to podcasts. So i decided to merge the two. Writing … More
7 Inspiring Podcasts by Women about Money, Business, Work & Life.
One of the biggest shifts in mindsets while/after getting an MBA was to inculcate an insatiable thirst to learn everything … More
7 Lessons from my First Job post-Management Consulting
Last week, I completed 2 years at Cengage Learning, a disruptive Ed-Tech company and the third largest digital courseware and … More
15 Things we can learn from our grand-mothers.
While the love a parent has for a child is often termed as unconditional, the love a grand-parent showers can … More
7 investments to make in your tweens, teens, and twenties.
Disclaimer: Before i get trolled for being ageist, the list is obviously relevant for any age. However, in hindsight, i wish … More