Is it just me ? #2ndEdition.

So here’s a second edition to the “Is it just me?” Blog that I had shared a few days earlier . A little bit of OCD , a little bit of weirdness .  (Still very new here though so getting the hang of blog matter to provide on my blog) 

Let’s just begin already – 

  • Check the radio – So if I’m listening to the radio whilst my husband is driving with a thought in his head of why he married such a weird headed psycho , and we reach our destination , I kind of NEED to check every single radio stations before I leave . Like what if some good song is coming? I need to know which of my favourite song I’m missing out on , right? 
  • Be extreme – I love my coffee/tea or anything that I consume , either completely hot or completely cold . I have never learnt what grey is . I go either totally black or totally white . This basically applies to my personal life and emotions as well . 
  • 100% perfection – So my phone is always 100% charged before I leave my house . I’m NOT okay with 99% , I honestly feel sometimes I have a little weird case of OCD going on in my head . I need to charge my phone a 100% and keep my phone on power save mode with that ugly yellow thingy for the battery level to show on my screen . 
  • Dad is ALWAYS my No.1 – This isn’t any OCD feel that kicks in every now and then.( not like I buy a phone again and again) but every single phone that I’ve got since the past few years , has the first photo of my father and I in the gallery and that same photo has been my wallpaper in every single phone that I have used. Come what may , my wallpaper hasn’t changed , and never will . Also , the first number I save is of my late father’s last two numbers that he used . EVEN TODAY . EVEN AFTER SO MANY YEARS . 

So I hope you liked reading what you read ! Please feel free to share your thoughts (and criticism of course if you will) I’m more than happy to welcome any and every feedback! 

Lots of love and positivity to every single soul of there ! xx 

The Valiant Blogger Award! 

So it’s just an edited version of “why naughty cub?” For my participation in The Valiant Blogger Award and I’m restricted to limited words .

Here goes …….. 

Life as we know – is filled with a lot of emotions. Everyone’s life is different . You might be able to relate to a few situations you see or hear about , but you cannot feel the same pain! Everyone’s intensity differs. 

The naughty cub comes from a very emotional place in my heart . I have a lovely mother who is as strong as a tigress and after going through the roughest patch in our lives , a person came and told my mom she’s a tigress and her kids (my brother and I) are her cubs! We three created our lives on our own soon after my father left us to be in a better place , in heaven . We stood by each other and faced our pain as gracefully as we possibly could! We didn’t realise how strong we were until being strong was the only option! Today after five years the pain is same each and every day of the loss but I’ve learnt to live as strongly as I can and not just survive! My family knows me as that kid with this naughty yet innocent smile and sparkling tiny eyes when I smile . I made my pain my biggest strength , today I can go through any circumstances whether good or bad with equal strength and positivity ! 
I’ve read this saying that really got me going stronger than ever – GOD GIVES HIS TOUGHEST BATTLES TO HIS STRONGEST SOLDIERS!

Please check the link out for a wonderful source of positivity ! 

 https://dailywarriors.wordpress.com/2017/01/30/valiant-blogger-award/

I would like to nominate avid observer for the same!

Why “The Naughty Cub” ? 

So I came across a lovely blog out here asking to describe your life in two words (Thank you Avid observer for that) and came to think of it … What is life in two words after all? 
As I replied to that post I had these thoughts coming within about everything that I am and everything that I have seen . After having a flashback of the not so good side of life , I only had two words in my mind with what I could proudly relate my life to – ” Fearless Cub” 

Life as we know – is filled with a lot of emotions. Everyone’s life is different . You might be able to relate to a few situations you see or hear about , but you cannot feel the same pain! Everyone’s intensity differs. 

The naughty cub comes from a very emotional place in my heart . I have a lovely mother who is as strong as a tigress and after going through the roughest patch in our lives , a person came and told my mom she’s a tigress and her kids (my brother and I) are her cubs! We three created our lives on our own soon after my father left us to be in a better place , in heaven . We stood by each other and faced our pain as gracefully as we possibly could! We didn’t realise how strong we were until being strong was the only option! Today after five years the pain is same each and every day of the loss but I’ve learnt to live as strongly as I can and not just survive! 

I have been a naughty kid since forever , even post my marriage I haven’t changed a bit . My family knows me as that kid with this naughty yet innocent smile and sparkling tiny eyes when I smile . 

So yes , the naughty cub is never going to grow I laugh my pain off and try to make others smile too with the same. I wouldn’t ever wanna show anyone the pain within . I don’t want sympathy . I want strength . Strength comes from within.. I made my pain my biggest strength , today I can go through any circumstances whether good or bad with equal strength and positivity ! 

I’ve read this saying that really got me going stronger than ever – GOD GIVES HIS TOUGHEST BATTLES TO HIS STRONGEST SOLDIERS! 

So all in all , this is my final thought – BEING STRONG IS IN YOUR HAND! Nobody can decide or feel what you have been through and how strong are you . You are the owner of your own mind and heart , never let anyone pull you down!

 

Every tattoo has a story…..

Okay so I’m really overwhelmed with all the love I’ve recieved so far on this lovely platform…I’m glad I touch a few peoples mindset and souls in some way or the other! I don’t wanna make this boring so let’s get into it – 

I wanted a tattoo a few years ago , JUST BECAUSE. Then like every tattoo addict I ended up making one more …. and then one more … and then one more … so eventually I ended up having 6 tattoos … BUT  I did not want the tattoos to represent who I am in a judgemental way that I’ve seen people being here where I live . So I’ve made tattoos at places where I can show and hide them as and when I want! 

Tattoo number 1 ( Five pointed star ) – My first tattoo was suppose to be a shooting star but my artist was stoned AF and kind of messed the whole thing up..then one of my closest friend designed a tattoo for me but passed away in an accident soon after he bought his tattoo tool (Josh you are missed deeply) so in his remembrance I got my shooting star retouched to the soft copy design of the tattoo he wanted to make for me! 

Tattoo number 2 and 3 (Infinite Love) – As I was getting this tattoo done I got a spontaneous wish of making “Infinite love” on my fingers , ring finger having the infinite sign particularly . SO I GOT IT DONE! And finger tattoos are really painful! I’ve got it retouched three times too due to the pigmentation it’s unpredictable for that part to catch the tattoo colour and stay for good without smudging . 

Tattoo number 4 ( Yin & Yang ) – While making the infinite love I sat down with my artist and my best friend and designed the yin and yang with tribal wings , my best friend and I wanted to get it done together but that never happened and eventually I got it done a year later on my back and the tattoo basically represents a significant balance between good/bad , positive/negative , male/female and all the opposite features and traits. 
Tattoo number 5 ( A dream catcher with an anklet ) – This was a gift from my husband to me (then boyfriend) . I had seen a wonderful dream catcher online and I always found it to be this positive attractive force . I wanted to get it done on my leg but I found it to look very random when positioned on my feet , then I thought of making an anklet with it and it turned out to look perfectly the way I wanted my tattoo to be! I LOVE THIS ONE! 

Tattoo number 6 (Roman Numeral Date) –  This was the latest tattoo that I got done , nearly a year and a half ago it basically says 31-12-1964 . I lost my father a few years ago and this was a remembrance to me , by me , that he’s always with me … I have made the tattoo facing me so whenever I see my wrist I see a little something that’s representating my father . It is my most precious and most special tattoo! I deeply miss and love my father so much so that an explanation in words wouldn’t even justify it. 
EVERY TATTOO HAS A STORY , What’s yours? 



(Just a side note : I’m open to giving suggestions and ideas if anyone wants to make one! Please leave a comment down below or mail me your questions! Lots of love and positivity!❤️) 

Happy Mother’s Day ! 

So since it’s Mother’s Day … greatest wishes to every mother on my behalf … I wrote a little something few years ago with connections to what I have seen in my life and felt and thought maybe I should share it and make others feel better if they have ever felt like they are on the verge of losing! 

Please have a look and of course , share it for your mother ! 🙂 

(Also , India celebrates on the 14th of May but every day should be a special day for the mothers , isn’t it ?) 

Dear women ,
It’s okay – if you are tired , Battles are never easy! 
It’s okay – if you feel the need of love , You deserve it! 
It’s okay – if you are on the verge of giving up , you have been a rock throughout your life! 
It’s okay – if you don’t live up to everyone’s expectations , Don’t they disappoint you too? 
It’s okay – if you become weak , You have been a pillar for everyone around you always. 
It’s okay – if you want a break , Go and pamper yourself! 
It’s okay – if things are out of control , Give it time! 
It’s okay – if you wanna surrender , BUT..TO YOURSELF! 
It’s okay – if you need moral support , who doesn’t ? 
Chin up! Be proud! Be You! 

Everything will be fine. You don’t have to wear the “strong” mask always! 
Take a tight hug from me ! I love you and you will always make yourself proud!

Make up essentials for beginners….

So we all love make up , dont we ? (Many of us atleast) 

We see a lot of make up gurus trying to make it look so easy for us to apply  make up perfectly with the do’s and dont’s and experiment with a lot of different products and say by the end of it – “Be you , Do you!” 

Well rightly said so , everyone has a different choice , idea , comfort level and creativity when it comes to make up!

Listing below the primary products required for giving yourself a “Pro” look whether chic , funky or wild . 

  • Primer – Always apply a primer before starting your make up (one alternative can be the Nivea men’s after shave balm) 
  • Foundation – To even out your skin , always apply the foundation next . 
  • Concealor – Many of us face blemishes , acne scars and under eye bags so to cover all that up use a concealor , there are various colour correctors for particular areas of the skin but that’s not required if you are just starting up! Also, for Indian skin generally concealor if preferable before foundation. 
  • Compact powder – So now you need to make sure your skin doesn’t look patchy after a few hours and looks even and smooth although you have applied two layers of liquid products so apply a compact powder to pack your concealor and foundation and it shall not be patchy or get mixed with your other products applied on the skin. 
  • Contour – Now for the start you need not contour like a pro , simply use a bronzer on your forehead border , below cheek bones and near your jawline (basically a design shaped “3” on your right side and inverted “3” on your left) 
  • Blush – Apply blush on the high points of your cheeks to give it a radiant natural pink/red/peachy glow (shade can differ as per your choice) 
  • Highlighter – It is used basically to highlight the high points of your face giving you a (not so) natural shine (of course) . So , apply your highlighter above your blush , the tip of your nose and the Cupid’s bow. 
  • Eyes – Many people prefer doing eyes soon after the primer so the fallouts don’t mess with the above mentioned make up . So firstly give your eyes a base (eye primer) so your eye make up stays long enough to make you look perfect as long as you want . Then apply the lightest shade matching your skin tone which shall be used as a transition colour so your eyes don’t look like they are totally singled out from your flawless make up looking hideous and blotchy . Use a single colour eye shadow for the start to make it look simple followed by a liner . Always apply the lightest shade of your products used on the upper lids to your lower lashline so your eyes look blended and perfect. Apply your favourite mascara to your upper and lower lashes to give it definition and make your eyes look beautiful.
  • Lips – Always apply a liner to your lips first followed by your favourite lipstick . This makes the lipstick last longer and makes it look smooth and natural instead of giving you a layered effect . 

Set your make up – Use a setting spray to fix your make up . YOU ARE DONE! 
I hope this post was helpful for you and if required , I’ll do a list of all the good products which can be used for a beginner for a fine finished make up look! 

Lots of love and positivity to every soul out there ! 

Girls do make up for themselves , not for others. Being pretty makes you feel confident in a way , it has nothing to do with what others see and what others think! 

Is it just me? #Relatable Post

So I have had a few OCDs .. severe ones ..SEVERE ! I was just wondering if it’s just me? 

Since I’m new to blogging I’ll give you bullets about a few things I will try and cover blog-by-blog . Here it goes – 

  • Stories about me .
  • Ideas for you .
  • Relatable posts .
  • Few pointers covering a certain topic .
  • Question and answers . (Yes, Agony Aunt on duty ) 
  • Suggestions for different daily life criteria.
  • A lot .. a lot .. ALOT more! 

So I’m done giving you a base which could totally be a whole new blog but somehow I ended up adding in this one itself . 

Let’s get back to the topic … 

Music system volume – I honestly cannot listen to the music system whether at home or in the car when the volume level is on some odd number . LIKE I CANNOT! I need to decrease/increase the level to an even number . I dislike odd numbers . 

Music : On ; Volume : 17 

(No thank you , OCD is kickin’ in please keep the volume on 16 or 18) 

Cupboard door left open – Yeah..show me a cupboard with an open door at 3 in the night , I’ll still get up and close it! (legit happens with me in my room) . I don’t like seeing the door open .. it gives me this weird annoying feeling and I need to close it to feel safe! Same goes with room door (but not always) 

Apps in my phone – I have this habit of clicking my home button and closing every single app that is open again and again. If I am opening my phone to check whatsapp , I’ll use whatsapp and then go to my home button and by default start sliding my finger on the screen to close all the open apps!

My coffee , my style So I have been a caffeine addict since almost 12 years now ( I know it’s not good , but it isn’t bad either ) I recently quit Americano (black coffee) and got back to my cold coffee routine. If I am sitting in a coffee shop (which I did every single day before my marriage) I had a pattern of arranging my coffee glass , my mobile phone , my chewing gum , my sunglasses , my bottle of water , my food , anything else that I’m carrying .  YES IT IS WEIRD I KNOW , My best friends made it a point to let me know every single day . 

Writing system – So if I am making a list of a few things and I don’t put a full stop in the first three points but I do put a full stop on the 4th point , I’ll put a full stop on every single line! I need my list to be like perfect when it comes to full stops or no full stops . Either use it everywhere , orelse don’t use it anywhere! 

I have a lot more weird traits … but for now this showcase of weirdness is more than enough , Lol . now since I’m writing it down and thinking about it , I realise I am screwed in the head like that! I shall try and do another blog with the same topic in the near future if required and if you all love it! 

Lots of love and positivity to every single soul out there!