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Just Another Day! - Hello Readers, First of all, please allow me to apologize for not writing or posting in a very long time! As I had mentioned in one of my previous posts, I have been busy with Grad school and have not been writing much. The good news, however, is that I am almost done with school … Continue reading Just Another Day!
The Need For Satire In Writing! - This week, I am honored to post a guest blog from Paulami Duttagupta who is an accomplished writer, author and screenplay writer. She recently co-authored in the anthology Mock, Stock & Quarrel. I had been waiting with bated breath for the release of this anthology as my friend Piyusha Vir, the Wandering Soul is also one … Continue reading The Need For Satire In Writing!
Stay Strong ‘Coz You’re Worth It! - It’s Friday morning as I write this and my mind is still racing with excitement from the Motivational Seminar I attended yesterday in San Antonio, Texas. I’m  invigorated and inspired from all the great speakers and new friendships created with other folks in attendance.    Here are just a few of the many nuggets of … Continue reading Stay Strong ‘Coz You’re Worth It!
The Hunter – A Haiku - Time ebbing to dusk    Wolves howl at the moon when hunter calls hunted Written for Ronovan’s haiku challenge – prompt words are “Moon & Hunter” Image copyright – Mind and Life Matters
Top 10 Fictional Characters I Love! - Have you ever read a book only to realize that you did not want that book to end because you feel strongly for the character/s in it? This happens to me a lot! Many a times, I fall in love with the characters, empathize with their feelings, pain and their struggles. Most of the time, … Continue reading Top 10 Fictional Characters I Love!
Limerick Challenge Week 41: Taste - I just realized that I now have an undue advantage, I know all your fears! Ha! Oh wait, but you guys know mine too. Oh well, can’t blame me for hoping, can you? I am thrilled about all the limericks I have been reading, such brilliant submissions each week for the prompts. Some of your … Continue reading Limerick Challenge Week 41: Taste
What Two Years of Writing Practice and Blogging Has Taught Me - Last week, I invited Guest Bloggers to post for Mind and Life Matters and it was a huge step for me. This week, I am pleased to share the first guest post on Mind and Life Matters by none other than our stellar writer, Nicola Auckland of Sometime Stellar Storyteller. This is what Nicola has … Continue reading What Two Years of Writing Practice and Blogging Has Taught Me
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Do You Wish For A Perfect Body? - I usually do not share videos on my blog, but it would be criminal to not share this. This video will resonate with most women, I guess! Women like you and me, perhaps, who look into the mirror daily and spot the various areas of our bodies that are imperfect and needs to be ‘fixed’! If … Continue reading Do You Wish For A Perfect Body?
5 Ways to Maintain an Interactive Blog and Create a Fan Base! - Originally posted on Dan Alatorre:
your humble host A fantastic blog I’ve been reading and enjoying is Rashmi Menon’s Mind And Life Matters and her Beyond Coffee And Words , (coffee is written with Piyusha Vir). Both sites are brilliant and uplifting places to go and spend time. I recently asked Rashmi to pen a guest blog post…
Mind and Life Matters – New Address! - I finally did it! Mind and Life Matters has moved to a new virtual address. Thankfully, the move was not difficult and everything on MLM should continue to be the same except for the website address/URL, which has changed From Old Address – mindandlifematters.wordpress.com To New Address – www.mindandlifemattersblog.com/ If you are following the blog already and … Continue reading Mind and Life Matters – New Address!
The Big News! - It has been a while since I started blogging/writing. As of this date, I am getting closer to the publishing date of my novel. It has been a rather long process for me given the fact that I am not a full-time writer and sometimes, go on for days without being able to contribute towards … Continue reading The Big News!
Summer Flower – A Haiku! - Singing in the rain Swaying to the summer breeze A flower in bloom Written for Ronovan’s haiku challenge – prompt words are “Sing&Flower” Image courtesy – Tattyan – Unsplash.com  
Happy Bloggiversary To Me! - And it’s done!  As of this date, I have officially accomplished the 1 year of blogging milestone! It feels great to receive this little token of achievement from WordPress! 😀 I feel like screaming out in joy and jumping up and down like a little kid, but I will hold off on that until a … Continue reading Happy Bloggiversary To Me!
Lunch with Rashmi… - Originally posted on LadiesWhoLunchReviews,etc:
I had the pleasure of an out of town ladies lunch last week while on vacation in Virginia.  Rashmi from Mind and Life Matters lives in northern Virginia and has a wonderful blog where she shares her stories — and hosts the weekly Limerick Poetry Challenge.  My family had flown…
In Stars - I was introduced to Poet Girl Emily’s blog by my dear friend, Meg! Ever since I am a fan of her brilliant poetry. A few weeks ago, I made a request for a poem and Emily graciously accepted. I am a big fan of space and anything space related, so I gave her the prompt … Continue reading In Stars
Buried Deceptions – A Synopsis of My First Novel! - Ever since I participated in NaNoWriMo, I have been talking about my first novel that is in the works. Although, I did say I have been working on the novel, I never really gave any details as to what my novel is all about. There are a couple of reasons for that; I had initially … Continue reading Buried Deceptions – A Synopsis of My First Novel!
Help! I am Going Crazy! - My blog, Mind and Life Matters has come a long way since it started. Next month is my first year anniversary or should I say Blogiversary, like the cool kids? Wow, time does really fly, does it not? When I started blogging, all I wanted to do was share snippets of my life, my journey … Continue reading Help! I am Going Crazy!
24 Things Women Over 30 Should Wear - Originally posted on Warning:Curves Ahead:
This morning, as I was perusing my Facebook timeline, I happened upon an article that a lovely friend shared. It was entitled “24 Things Women Should Stop Wearing After Age 30”, and it triggered Maximum Eye-Rolling from everyone who took the time out to read it. Written by Kallie Provencher…
The Lighthouse – A Haiku - I have always wanted to participate in Ronovan’s Haiku Challenge. Finally, this week I have courage enough to post. The prompt for this week are the words “Top & Light.” Here’s my haiku for RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #100 Top&Light. ©Mind and Life Matters. Photo Clicked by Nitin Pillai.