I am not ok and I have no qualms about saying it even though i have been fortunate enough to not have a personal tragedy in my IMMEDIATE family. The newness of the lockdown last year, with everyone exploring varied amusements via group gaming online or connecting with long lost friends, experimenting their culinary skills;Continue reading “WE ARE IN THIS TOGETHER. WE SHALL GET PAST IT; ONE DAY AT A TIME: 7 SIMPLE WAYS TO FIND HAPPINESS IN THIS LOCKDOWN”

Do we need to unlearn some of the poems/stories we were taught

Slice of life series#5 Yesterday, while sitting in the living room in the morning and listening to our kids (Baby Zi & Zo) chatter nineteen to the dozen, the elder one, Baby Zo, now 7, suddenly recalled a poem that she was taught at play school when she was 3 years old. I recall notContinue reading “Do we need to unlearn some of the poems/stories we were taught”

Miracles of a subconscious mind

I had always heard about a theory of the power of a subconscious mind and in fact, in my progressive journey into the spiritual world, my faith in that concept has been continually strengthened. I have also mentioned it in one of my blogs – “6 ways to sustain a happy and healthy mind” https://mehakoberoi.co.in/2021/04/04/6-ways-to-sustain-a-happy-healthy-mind/Continue reading “Miracles of a subconscious mind”

Gifts: of Love and Joy

I have always been a person who expresses love through gifts. Big or small; cheap or expensive. It is just my way of expressing love and telling the people I love, that they matter. That despite the chaotic world swirling around, I will always make time for them. For me gifts have never been aboutContinue reading “Gifts: of Love and Joy”

Traditions: a burden or a custom to be treasured

What are traditions and why do we persevere to follow them. I am not sure if many of us ask ourselves these questions often enough. There is an inherent and oblivious  ability in us to habitually and unquestionably accept traditions the way they are. It is time to change that. We need to understand theContinue reading “Traditions: a burden or a custom to be treasured”

Parenthood — 7 Learnings for life

The ultimate hit & trial of life Parenthood, yes, indeed it is the ultimate hit and trial of life. I don’t think any one person has mastered the art of it. And thus, I firmly believe that we shouldn’t take ourselves too seriously whilst we are riding the course. Don’t kill yourself over it, don’tContinue reading “Parenthood — 7 Learnings for life”

Who is the head of the house

Slice of life series#4 Some time back, in the pre-COVID times, I had a peculiar experience that made me wonder who is really the HEAD OF THE HOUSE.  What is the definition.  What is the qualification.  Who decides to award this title.  Who entrusts this title. This incident didn’t quite shock me but it definitelyContinue reading “Who is the head of the house”


Sometime last year, I got diagnosed with “Anxiety”. I wouldn’t like to call it a disorder, as I no longer think or perceive it as such. Being anxious, is a pre-disposed personality type and that is all there is to it. Generally, those that are more planned, organized and prefer to be in control ofContinue reading “7 SIMPLE WAYS TO REDUCE AND MANAGE ANXIETY”

6 ways to sustain a happy and healthy mind

With the lockdown this past year and generally with the chaotic lifestyles we now lead, I genuinely felt the need to put forth the notions that changed the course of my life. I feel like an evolved person and a better version of myself, though I am still work in progress. It never hurt toContinue reading “6 ways to sustain a happy and healthy mind”