Akshata Shanbhag

WHAT WAS I WAITING FOR?

When I first started writing and publishing on a public platform, least did I know that someday, I would have a blog for myself.     One day over a conversation with my brother, he told me –  “What if the app that you are writing on shuts down someday? What will happen to your work? …

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WHO DOES NOT LIKE DISCOUNTS?

“Big Sale. 60-70% discount on all products “. ” Buy one. Get one free.”  ” 500 off on purchases above 2000″.    We all have come across this. Haven’t we? When we hear / read something like this, it feels good. Mostly we give in and buy something even though we did not have plans …

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SPREAD YOUR WINGS

     Chapter-1    The crowd cheers as Avantika enters the stage. As Avantika takes her seat, journalists waste no time interacting with her.         “Hello Avantika ma’am, we all are so thrilled about your new book. We have heard so much about your work. Finally, we will be able to get to know you personally through …

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TOGETHER FOREVER

“What did the doctor say, Dad? What is wrong with me?” Jacob and Lucy were quiet. They were staring at each other. “Mom, Dad I am talking to you. Why is no one telling me anything?” Lucy was in tears. Jacob was trying and controlling his emotions. Their daughter Carol was ill and they did …

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REWARD

  “Realise that everything connects to everything else.” – Leonardo Da Vinci. Once a wolf has a bone stuck in his throat. He hires a crane for a large sum of gold, to put her head in his throat and remove the bone. When the crane removes the bone, she demands her reward. The wolf …

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SMOOTH HAIR

 ✔good hair ✔good mood  ✔good day  Right?  I do this every time I wash my hair. When I run my fingers through my dried hair, wow I can feel my hair so soft. After brushing, I style them the way I want. I call it Apple Cider Vinegar rinse.   Things required:  Apple Cider Vinegar …

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SOFT PALMS

  We all love soft palms. For those who have been blessed with it – great. But if your palms have gone rough over some time by the day to day activities, house chores or due to any other reasons then do try this.    Things required :  Coconut oil  Salt Lukewarm water  Moisturiser Lemon …

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HEALTH IS WEALTH

As simple as a throbbing headache or cold and cough can cause discomfort and if left untreated it may become worse.  We don’t realize this when we are healthy. Only when we learn that something is wrong with our health, do we begin to take the necessary steps.  I came across this quote ” If …

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LIFE

LIFE…We all go through peaks and valleys in our lives. Each one of us has different methods of coping mechanisms. But sometimes few people take extreme steps like Suicide and end their life. At any point in your life, has the thought of suicide crossed your mind?    Due to various reasons, a person decides …

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