Mirror to my soul . . .

Trust the one who can see the sadness in your smile decoding happyness

All of us wear masks at one point in time or the other. Masks of being happy, being sane and normal, being ‘okay’ when we don’t exactly feel the same way within. There are very few people who can see our real selves just by looking into our eyes or from the sound of our ‘hello’. These are the people we needn’t pretend to. With whom we can shed our inhibitions and laugh till our tummy hurts or weep till the sunlight hurts our eyes. They are the mirror to our souls. They show us the turmoil and chaos within us, when at times we lie to our own selves. They are the people who love us unconditionally and understand us more than we do understand ourself at times. Their mere presence is a soothing ointment to our distressed soul.

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Fragility of Moments : Thoughts After a Blogging Vacation

After a very very long blogging vacation, today I decided to shed off my laziness and pen down the thoughts whirling in my mind since all these days, which seemed to me like forever. Something struck me today. It hit me, literally; even though I knew it long since. There are encounters so simple, which stir the emotions deep and make your soul so calm that you see the reflections of your own soul in the tranquility of the waters.

Yesterday evening (well, I should call it night since it was 11:30 pm :p ) I was busy working on my laptop and reading random stuff side by side on Facebook (FB links of some articles are so amazing, I NEED to have some cheat time in between 😀 ). And then suddenly, my phone started crashing. My mobile memory was giving an error saying it was full and I could hardly access my phone memory. Grief and panic struck me. I am a person so dependent on technology that when such disasters happen, I’d begin to sob (sounds silly, I know !). I tried my best to restart my phone at least 5 times and tried to back up some data from my phone memory. I could back up 70% stuff, but the MOST IMPORTANT thing which kept me worried was my contact list. I had a 4-month-old back up, but it didn’t have the updates I had made in the interim duration. I tried over a dozen times but could by no means back up them. It was 12:30 am, my messenger app was working; so I asked my cousin who is a techno geek to call me (since I didn’t have this number !!). But even he couldn’t help me fix the issue. A similar thing had happened some months back, and I knew I had no alternative other than to format my phone memory.

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Overcoming the Writer’s Block

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I came across a new word today while discussing something with one of my friend’s, and it was “Writer’s Block”. Since this was something related to a writer, I quickly ran through a Google search. Wikipedia gave the following definition:

“A condition primarily associated with writing, in which an author loses the ability to produce new work or experiences a creative slowdown.”

The moment I read the definition, I knew; it spoke my heart. My inner goodness finally found an appropriate jargon to describe the turmoil in my mind !! 😀 I also thanked the person who helped me come across this word and I thought of ways to cure this “ailment”. I tried hard, very hard actually to write on a couple of topics too, but over the weekend I got so busy (another post soon coming up!!) I could write only bits and fragments.

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