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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 - AUTHOR:
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…
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 - Originally posted on Poet Girl Em:
Swirling distant we stare with insistence of knowing our purpose upon earth’s crust beyond stratospheric limits universe persists in birthing new versions of home perfect combination of elements yet to be found to replicate our host, this colorful marble of life one of innumerable planets circling galaxies of light…
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.  
Haiku Tutorial and Announcement! - Originally posted on Camster Origami:
I rarely ask you to reblog my posts, but today, please do! Why? Coming to that part, it’ll be at the end. So what a bunch of you might not know is I’m a poet. You also don’t know that I’m an alien. But that’s beside the point. So, I…