5 Years Down the Line | Part 3 | Shaini

5 years down the line? A difficult question I have asked myself often and the answers I have given myself over the years have been different but none of them happened as I had envisioned them. Life has a way of throwing one into loops or curves you have never imagined them. Something like that has often happened to me over the years, so much … Continue reading 5 Years Down the Line | Part 3 | Shaini

3rd Horseman | 4 Horsemen Series (Part 3) | Shalini

In continuation of the 4 horsemen series, today we will be talking about the third Horseman – Defensiveness Defensiveness is the typical response to contempt (the third horseman). Defensiveness is the quality of being anxious to challenge or avoid criticism or it can also be behaviour intended to defend or protect. Gottman defines it as self-protection in the form of righteous indignation or innocent victimhood … Continue reading 3rd Horseman | 4 Horsemen Series (Part 3) | Shalini

2nd Horseman | 4 Horsemen Series (Part 2) | Shalini

All relationships have conflict. It is what makes up relationships, but it is also something that can destroy them. No two people are the same therefore they will not look at any situation the same way the conflict. How people manage these conflicts decides how good or bad the relationship is. It will also decide if it will be a successful relationship or not. For … Continue reading 2nd Horseman | 4 Horsemen Series (Part 2) | Shalini

Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness | Shalini

The ability to bear children is God’s gift to women. Something to be cherished. Pregnancy is a revelation; it is a journey and like any journey, it has its ups and downs. Also, like any journey, your pregnancy experiences are unique. No two pregnancies are the same. Any woman who has had 2 or more children will tell you that each of their pregnancies has … Continue reading Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness | Shalini

Consistency in Change | Shalini

The only thing consistent in this world is change. Think about it……… The only thing that we can be sure of is that everything will change, it is constantly changing. We are changing…. Growing older, more understanding or maybe even less understanding (depending on a lot of factors) change is the only thing that we know will definitely happen. Look around yourself, what is a … Continue reading Consistency in Change | Shalini

Have Patience | Shalini

What does it mean? How long do we need to have patience? These are the questions I started with. Let me back up a little bit. Whenever we ask or demand anything, we are told to have patience. People generally tell us this in practically all situations in life. But what exactly is Patience? The dictionary meaning is the capacity to accept or tolerate delay, … Continue reading Have Patience | Shalini

Smile: Power and Deception | Shalini | Jahnvi

Smile holds a power which makes it so dangerous if we don’t know how to recognise it. It’s time we are more aware and understand the emotions behind a smile. Blog Post (Jahnvi): https://kiarajahnvi.com/2020/06/10/the-power-of-a-smile/ Blog Post (Shalini): https://kiarajahnvi.com/2021/05/17/hiding-behind-a-smile-shalini/ Continue reading Smile: Power and Deception | Shalini | Jahnvi