Very Inspiring Blogger Award

#16/100

This feels unreal. This is my third award nomination in 15 days and my heart is filled with gratitude for Ara from Recuperation. Awards, medal, certificates or any kind of accolades have always been my biggest source of motivation since childhood. I don’t know if I’m a good writer yet but I’m trying hard to improve my skills each day. Each one of my posts is a heartfelt attempt to pour my thoughts into words in the best possible manner. Thank you so much Recuperation. This means a lot to me.

RULES:

• Thank the person who have nominated you and provide a link back to his/her blog.

• Answer their questions.

• Nominate up to 9 other bloggers and ask them 5 new questions.

• Notify the nominees through their blog by visiting and commenting on their blog.

• List the rules and display the “Ideal Inspiration Blogger Award” logo. Provide the link of the Award creator of ideal inspiration blogger award as Rising Star from  https://idealinspiration.blog/

NOMINATION:

I was nominated by the gracious Ara from Recuperation. She manages a marvelous blog and all her posts are a reflection of her kind personality. Please do check her blog and shower her with your love and support. She deserves this and much more.

https://backtosquareones.wordpress.com/

My answers to Ara’s questions :-

1.What social stigma does society need to get over?

I don’t know if I can ever have one specific answer to this question. What really bugs me at my current phase in life is that girls in Indian households who are single and have crossed the age of 30 are subject to a lot of pressure to get married. They are made to believe that their existence is worthless (despite being successful in their respective careers) if they don’t get married. The society keeps hammering negative thoughts in their parent’s minds, every single discussion revolves around prospective grooms, the girls are told to dress in a certain manner, groom themselves better, lose weight and many such hurtful comments to crush their self esteem. The society really needs to stop meddling in other people’s lives and pass unnecessary judgement based on their orthodox views.

2.What was cool when you were young but isn’t cool now?

Probably gossiping. I know gossiping is never cool but as a kid I never realized that. I try to not indulge in it that much as I find it uncool to talk about other people’s lives without having any facts checked.

3.What’s your secret talent?

I have a fairly decent memory when it comes to remembering people’s clothes. I know it’s completely useless talent to possess but I can recollect people and incidents from the color and type of clothes that they might have worn on a particular day.

4.Which is your best all time hobby?

The two ‘R’s in my life. Reading and running. Both help keep me sane and can cheer me up in seconds.

5.When did you realize that you loved writing ?

I always loved writing as a kid. I had a troubled childhood, writing in my diary was my biggest escape from the hardships that I’ve faced in life. Writing has always helped me clear me thoughts, for a over thinker like me, that’s a huge step in the right direction.

My nominees : –

Chasing The Maximum Life

LIFESFINEWHINE BY POOJA

A Human Just Like You

My questions for the nominees :-

  1. Who/what is your biggest source of inspiration?
  2. What is your biggest fear in life?
  3. What is your superpower?
  4. What is the most proud moment of your life till date?
  5. What quality in humans do you detest the most?

I’m grateful to each and every soul who has taken time out to read and comment on my posts. Your love and support keeps me going. I thank you from the bottom of my heart.

Much love,

Thesupermode

Sunshine Blogger Award

#11/100

It came as a beautiful surprise to me when I was nominated by @manishasky for this wonderful award. Although I had created my wordpress account and blog way back in 2016, it’s been only 10 days since I’ve been regular with my writing. I’m currently on a 100 day challenge wherein I’m pushing myself to post one article consistently for 100 days. I sure do hope to see a transformation in my writing skills, personality as well as my life by the end of this challenge. Your nomination made my day @manishasky. My heart is filled with gratitude to you for recognizing this blog and appreciating my work. More power to you.

For the uninitiated, the Sunshine Blogger award is presented by fellow bloggers to each other to inspire them and acknowledge their efforts in spreading positive vibes, creativity and sunshine on this platform.

For everyone who is reading this post, please pay a visit to the amazing blog handled by @manishasky at the below link. She writes beautifully and deserves your love and affection on her blogging journey.

https://manishasky.wordpress.com/

Please go through the rules below :

  • Thank the blogger(s) who nominated you and link back to their blog.
  • List the rules and display the Sunshine Blogger Award logo in your post and/or on your blog.
  • Answer the 11 questions the blogger asked you.
  • Nominate up to 11 new blogs to receive the award, write them 11 questions and notify them about the nomination.

Here are my answers to the 11 questions. 🙂

1. What embarrasses you the most and/or what’s been your most embarrassing moment?

For the longest time, more than being embarrassed, I was petrified of public humiliation. I was anxious to the point of not being able to face multiple people at the same time, be it just for a game of dumb charades. As I’ve grown and learnt to love myself more, I’m more at peace with my inner self, flaws and shortcomings included. My most embarrassing moment recently was when I was discussing about my future leaves with a colleague in the office lift, the day I resumed office after a 4 day break, completely unaware that my boss was standing behind me listening to the entire conversation. I couldn’t look him in the eye for an entire week after that.

2. Who do you look up to the most, and what qualities do you love about that person?

My mother. She is my source of inspiration, the reason for my survival. She is the most positive and hard working person I know. She never stopped learning in her life and that quality just amazes me. She is beautiful, inside out and I’m extremely proud to be her daughter.

3. What would be your perfect day?

Everyday is uniquely beautiful. Of late, I’m struggling with anxiety and stress about my career and purpose in life. A perfect day at the moment for me would be a day where I don’t have to struggle to be happy.

4. What’s your biggest fear?

Living my entire life with the regret of not making it worthwhile. Also snakes and darkness creep me out.

5. How do you like to be comforted when you’re sad or upset?

Anything made out of chocolates instantly uplifts my mood. Also anything related to BTS (the greatest boy band in the world) be it their music or videos or just their posts on Instagram can bring a bright smile on my face.

6. What’s your all time Happy Memory?

There was a time in my life where I dreaded to begin the new year 2017. I was highly dissatisfied with my job back then and was expected to handle additional responsibilities at the start of the year. My best friend gifted me a jar filled with 365 notes on 31st December 2016 for each day of the new year. She made sure I had a reason to look forward to each day in that year. 🙂

7. What’s your favorite thing you own and why?

Recently with the help of my mother, we got our house renovated. It had been my dream since childhood to revamp our house. I love every nook and corner of it.

8. Who was the last person who made you cry and why?

It wasn’t a person but a conversation that brought tears to my eyes unexpectedly. I really have a hard time crying. I always suppressed my emotions as a kid and hated crying, considering it a sign of weakness. As I’ve mentioned earlier, I’m at a crossroads in life, trying to figure out my purpose, a line of work that would make me happy and passionate to call my own. While we were having a conversation about this, my friend told me I like to be ‘free as a bird’. I read it and tears welled up in my eyes.

9. Where do you hope to be five years from now? Ten, fifteen?

Wherever I am, I just hope to be happy as a puppy, completely secure with my personality, spreading positive energy and joy to people around me. I hope to live by the quote “my cup runneth over”.

10. If money was no object, what would I buy?

A beautiful mansion in a quiet place, away from the city crowd. It’s also my dream to build an animal shelter and a helpline to provide immediate support to any animal in distress.

11. When have you felt the most proud?

When my mother tells me that I’ve made her proud. Also after completing any task that I once considered absolutely impossible to accomplish.

I further nominate my fellow bloggers below who have taken time out to read and comment on my blog posts. The questions are the same as the ones I’ve answered. Thank you so much for your support, it means the world to me.

https://strategies2cope.wordpress.com/

https://tonyburgess1969.net/

https://jouyoz.wordpress.com/

https://lancesheridan.com/

https://kaahsh.com/author/sadaah/

https://rahulgaurblog.com/

https://millenniallifecrisis.org/

https://wwwselflovee.wordpress.com/

https://backtosquareones.wordpress.com/

https://bombayficus.com/

https://thecrumblingfacade.wordpress.com/

Thank you 🙂