personal stories

Chronicles of Mama Doctor

I would like to think that all things being equal, I have a pretty interesting (slightly hazardous) life. I mean, if I am not breaking things, I am burning them. In my defense, I have astigmatism and myopia, that should cover for the not seeing and breaking things part. Also, I don't know if what… Continue reading Chronicles of Mama Doctor

coffee conversations

Coffee converstaions with Ameena #2

If we were having coffee, I will tell you all about living with my grandma's cats for the past two weeks. How they have become a sort of exposure therapy to me, for my animal phobia. I will tell you how they are a "neighborhood wonder" because they've lived for four years on these streets… Continue reading Coffee converstaions with Ameena #2

coffee conversations

Coffee conversations with Ameena

If we were having coffee, I would tell you that today looks a beautiful day to be happy; but I know the brain doesn’t always respond to nature’s joy. A happy day is no guarantee for a happy soul, and some of us have to coerce our happiness with prescription pills. If we were having… Continue reading Coffee conversations with Ameena

Monday Motivation

Monday Motivation: Gems from Maya Angelou

I had a secondary school teacher who had a saying, which went something like this- Don’t wait for experience to teach you, learn from other people’s experiences first. It still is one of my favourite quote. Today, I’ll be sharing some of the treasures, the late Dr Maya Angelou learnt during her time here on… Continue reading Monday Motivation: Gems from Maya Angelou

Monday Motivation

Monday Motivation #3: Its not too late

For what it's worth... It's never too late, or in my case too early, to be whoever you want to be. There's no time limit. Start whenever you want. You can change or stay the same, there are no rules to this thing. We can make the best or worst of it. I hope you… Continue reading Monday Motivation #3: Its not too late

Monday Motivation

Monday Motivation: Happy Moments #1

There are some people in this world, whose natural inclination is towards happiness. I am not one of them. That being said, although I am not naturally inclined towards happiness, I promise you, I laugh more than most people do each day. I laugh when I spill my cup of coffee (which occurs on a… Continue reading Monday Motivation: Happy Moments #1