I’ll Be There For You (The Childhood Series #3)

The clock strikes 9 a.m. I make my way into the classroom and head straight to my desk. As I settle down, my eyes dart in the same direction each day. To find my best friend. There she is! She sees me, does her customary wave. We stand near the same spot and exchange words.… Continue reading I’ll Be There For You (The Childhood Series #3)

Where Learning Meets Fun (The Childhood Series #2)

It is the fifth of the month. As I get back from school, I eagerly open the post box to check if we’ve got mail. Sure enough, I see the familiar package with the translucent plastic cover. Slipping off the covering, my eyes light up, on seeing what’s inside. Tinkle. 😁 The glossy cover page… Continue reading Where Learning Meets Fun (The Childhood Series #2)

Nostalgia (The Childhood Series #1)

The clock strikes 4:15 pm, the resounding bell is like music to my ears. We all stand up and in a sing-song voice, shout at the top of our voices: "Thank youuuuuu... teeeacherrrr." Picking up our satchels, we head towards the door in a hurried rush. As I make my way out of the building,… Continue reading Nostalgia (The Childhood Series #1)

Beauty Isn’t Skin Deep

Toxicity is one thing which our society does not lack in. Look around, and you find toxic relationships, toxic people and their toxic thoughts. What we do not realise is that this toxicity is stealthily creeping in our minds and getting ingrained there. Today’s blog post is about one such toxic thought which makes me… Continue reading Beauty Isn’t Skin Deep

Food For The Soul

Terribly Tiny Tales posts writing prompts on their app on a daily basis. I try my best to write on most of them, as they give me an opportunity to venture into writing something quite different from what I usually do. Yesterday's prompt was to write a letter to my favourite food. 🙂 What's your favourite… Continue reading Food For The Soul

Comparison Is The Thief Of Joy

Hello lovely readers! One of the few people that I religiously follow on Twitter, Vishal Khandelwal, tweeted something a few months ago. Words of wisdom that hit me like a rock. The tweet read: "Competition with others is overrated. Avoid it. Competition with your younger self is underrated. Embrace it." Simple words, but astounding to… Continue reading Comparison Is The Thief Of Joy

Be The Artist Of Your Life

If you've been reading the blog posts on The Soulful Nib for a while now, you might have come across a few of them regarding my favourite movies. While there are a handful of movies which I absolutely adore, there is one specific movie which I can watch over and over again. In fact, if… Continue reading Be The Artist Of Your Life