A Few of My Favorite Things

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Bright copper kettles and warm woolen mittens
Brown paper packages tied up with strings
These are a few of my favorite things.

Throughout the years, I have curated a compilation of songs which managed to capture my heart, meticulously committing every lyric to memory. When I watched “The Sound of Music” at age seven, I was immediately smitten with the storyline, and especially this song. This song can warm you from the inside out – a hot bowl of chicken soup on a rainy day (or in the movie’s case, a torrential thunderstorm). My mom and I both memorized the lyrics and we would have singing marathons together – ah, those were the days! Recently I have caught myself humming the tune and was struck with a sudden idea. I thought I would share with you a few of my favorite things. Continue reading →

Staying Organized: My Tips & Tricks

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Many of us struggle with organizational skills. Amidst all the hustle and bustle of life, forgetting tasks or responsibilities happens quite frequently. Over the years, I devised a system incorporating checklists which significantly improved my capacity for accomplishing goals. Now, I share this method on my blog, with the hopes that it assists anyone else in need of help. Continue reading →

A Day in New York

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Last Saturday, I spent a day in New York City alongside good friends from university. The frigid weather seeped into my bones, and my legs about disintegrated by evening, nevertheless… did I enjoy myself! Delicious food, pleasant company – all while exploring one of my favorite cities in the world. What more could I ask for? Continue reading →

How to Find Happiness

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I consider myself a generally positive individual. I strive to radiate this happy energy onto others on a daily basis. We should acknowledge that regardless of how difficult a situation may initially seem, it will eventually pass and the sun will shine brightly once again.

Being positive and content is a state of mind and body. Here are some rules I live by to stay happy. Continue reading →

Last Minute Holiday Gift Guide 2015

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‘Twas the night before Christmas, and Neha was frantically scouring shops for the perfect presents.

Being a level-100 master of procrastination, I typically leave Christmas shopping until last minute. All that pressure adds a certain sense of accomplishment once I get everything done, though the stress is probably not worth the struggle. So I resolved to make a holiday gift guide this year – not just for myself, but for others who battle with the same issue. I cannot be the only one! Hopefully, this simplifies the ordeal. All items on this guide are available in stores; you simply need to run down to your nearest mall and snag them! Additionally, everything on this list is under $50. Thumbs-up for shopping on a budget! Continue reading →