Today we’ll review the Forty Rules of Love by Elif Shafak. The classic saying of “Don’t judge a book by its cover” or in this case “by its name” fits very well for this book in quite a literal sense. I heard lot of recommendations for this book, but I always thought “Forty rules of … Continue reading Book Review: The Forty Rules of Love by Elif Shafak
Author: Shivangi Goyal
Recovery: Getting back on your feet
All of us have a unique journey and different ways of dealing with similar situations. In this blog I’ll talk about what I think helped me to not only get back on my feet but also to become a better version of myself. It’s a long journey on the path of self-recovery and self-discovery. You’ll … Continue reading Recovery: Getting back on your feet
Is it Depression?
“I will never overcome it, this is the end. Will I have to stay in this perpetual agony with this feeling of nothingness, forever?” My mind wandered to almost 5 years ago, when I was struggling to see a tiniest of hope in my life, just a small rope to pull me out of the … Continue reading Is it Depression?
Hi Reader I am Shivangi Goyal, at the time of writing this introduction I had spent 24 years and a month on this planet. In my head I sound very funny, charming, interesting and really entertaining. Out in the real world, not so sure. Though I’ve a hidden talent, I can speak in an unknown … Continue reading The Author
Why you should travel solo?
Solo travel is not being alone. I'll give you 5 reasons for why you should travel alone and take that solo trip alteast once in your lifetime.
Positive thinking and Passion- what nobody told you before
Are you reading a lot of self-help books, the success stories, the dos and donts in life or some biographies of successful people in a hope to really find the one mantra to become successful? Well, did you find it yet? Did you learn and implement something in your life yet and found it to … Continue reading Positive thinking and Passion- what nobody told you before
Freedom of Choice
Standing on my balcony on a Sunday Afternoon, I was feeling happy. “This is exactly what I wanted”, I thought, while appreciating the warmth of the winter sun on one half of my body and the chilling December winds on the other half. The tangy taste of orange was still lingering around. From my balcony, … Continue reading Freedom of Choice
Catching the train- a nerve wracking mess
Before every solo trip, I get cold feet. No matter how many times I travel, I always get those nervous and excited butterflies. Until I leave home with my backpack, there’s always a voice in my head shouting “Are you crazy? You’ve certainly lost your mind; you can’t be serious about it”. Well, this time … Continue reading Catching the train- a nerve wracking mess
How it all started? The history
On a hot day after the lunch break, almost all the kids in III-B were yawning to the black and white History book, while their history teacher was reading some Rajput history to them. Except for one girl who was dreaming about the glorious Rajput history, seeing it all play in front of her eyes … Continue reading How it all started? The history
Change- the only constant
After a long time today, I wanted to write. I pondered a while on the topic, and came up with “no topic” as a topic. Thankfully I talked myself out of doing that. Quite lame, but true, the idea of changing the topic reminded me of one of my strongest beliefs and the current situation … Continue reading Change- the only constant