Beginner’s guide to dealing with emotional scars

Namaste! How is everyone today? I took Cherry out to the park a few days back, since she has been cooped up at home post surgery. My plan was to sit on a lawn chair and keep her on my lap so she does not roll in mud when I am not looking. The summer … Continue reading Beginner’s guide to dealing with emotional scars

Beginner’s guide to dealing with feedback

Aloha, Missed me yet? Well well well - I have been MIA because Cherry had two surgeries. (She is recovering well and is back to being her naughty self). So, back to Cherry. She has a habit of chewing on twigs especially when I am not looking, and recently chewed on a bougainvillea twig. You … Continue reading Beginner’s guide to dealing with feedback

Beginner’s guide to dealing with expectations & disappointments

Case # 1) I was walking today and saw my neighbor at the signal. I looked at him twice but he seemed to be looking straight ahead. Why was he avoiding me? Did I do something? There is no way he could not have seen me walk right toward him.. Case # 2) Someone wrote … Continue reading Beginner’s guide to dealing with expectations & disappointments

Beginner’s guide to dealing with FOMO

I have a 8 X 12 shed in the yard where I store my lawn mower etc. As you can tell it is not a huge space but I pretty much store everything outdoorsy there. Recent additions have been my bike, Quickerete cement, Fiskars branch trimmer and a leaf blower. The shed had become an … Continue reading Beginner’s guide to dealing with FOMO

Beginner’s guide to getting reacquainted

Tara and I went for a ride today. It was super fun - not quite like the old times but great nevertheless. There used to be stuff we used to be able to do together, not anymore. But, that is OK. We are getting reacquainted after more than a few decades, and need to take … Continue reading Beginner’s guide to getting reacquainted

Beginner’s Guide to managing frustrations

*** If you have been following me closely, you may have noticed that I have started a new "Dummies guide to ..." series of posts. The word "Dummies guide ..." has been replaced with "Beginner's guide ..". Hubby correctly pointed out that all my readers cannot and should not be called dummies - even in … Continue reading Beginner’s Guide to managing frustrations