Carpe diem….

The power of writing, the influence of movies is undescribable beyond words..

Apart from the fact that writing (for some..like me;-)) is such an ‘ease’ building activity for the person writing, it can be of a huge impact to the person reading it. And the same goes for movies..

Watching movies like Dead Poets Society, always makes me enter that fluid state of influence, where words have that power to knock you out of inertia and get you thinking about the depth of life..


Finding our voice in this world is so crucial. It’s the backbone of authenticity..

Who are we? How can we seize the day when we aren’t aware of what that means ..

To me it means, be you.. NOW!! Follow your heart, listen to that voice calling you out loud, follow that trail ..

It leads to treasures beyond measure

~aryaa

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Celebrating the high!!

Watching a great movie, always (and I mean seriously, every single time) puts me in a happy place. I am called to blog and express gratitude.

An answer to a question I asked Siri ❤️


I wonder why did they make movies? The guy who had the idea of making a movie, I wonder what made him jump to this idea. Did he know, I was sitting here in his future sending him love n good wishes for doing so..

I love movies! Sometimes I actually consider the career of a movie critic, who would watch movies for a job. I love movies! There is great power in art, to bring the influence of an intention. And movies reach out to the masses..

Be it entertainment, or art films, foreign films or local films, the medium is powerful. Like every art. Movies have great power..

So which movie did I watch today : Badrinath ki dulhaniya ( badrinath’s bride)

N what a movie!!!! Comedy, romance, chemistry, emotions.. Entertaining as hell. 

If watching movies lightens us all up, I wonder why we don’t watch them too frequently.

I’m such a happy soul! We live opposite to a studio ( where movies have been shot in the past, even though not much happens now) n the street we live on is named after the legendary Dada Saheb Phalke whose passion was movies. And we live so close to an awesome movie theatre..

Wonder if it’s the vibes of this place that drive me crazy on such nights when I’m returning from watching an awesome movie..

The streets are dull n yet I’m super alive. Thanking my stars for giving me everything I need.

I would love to be associated with an influential, emotions recharging, change bringing movie.. I would love to be responsible in the creation of it, for playing a part, however big or small in shifting the way people think n feel..

Yeah❤️ I’d love that!!

I say stuff like this, when I’m high from an extraordinary movie!! Or from an extraordinary piece of art that I’ve created ..or when I’m writing ‘vulnerable n flowing from the heart’ kinda stuff..or when my child showers me with endless love..

Yeah!! I love my life!! 

Alignment trumps everything❤️

Three words? Wanna play?

What if you had to describe the crux of your life in three words??

Would you find those three words that did justice to a life that you call ‘yours’??


It was easy to find three words that described the richness of life for me!

I have a list of stuff that makes me happy. And all of the items on the list seem to be connected to these three words.

1. Art!!!

My love for art, is thanks to the depth that it adds to my life. 

I may have not been an avid reader, yet writing has been my saviour: the one that gave me courage when life seemed hollow.

Movies give such an added dimension to life. As if you have travelled the world in the shoes of a stranger. 

Music, plays, paintings or be it any art ! It simply allows us to connect with the creator within. 

2. Family!

If not for my family, I would never have felt grounded to this planet. Perhaps I would be travelling the globe like a nomad who knows nothing of his roots.

My family is my biggest gift 🎁 and every time that I imagine my dreamy life, my family is right there, as if they were an extension of me (n they are)

3. Oneness!!

It’s this deep feeling of oneness that soothed me as I stared at the royal mountains in Auli, or listened to the gurgling sounds of the bhagirathi.. my trip to auli has been the trip that I most frequently go back to in my head n heart..

It’s this same feeling that takes me over when I’m in nature, with flowers or birds…traveling in an unknown country, getting to know the culture of the people there..

It’s like all of us are deeply connected by this beauty of it all..

Ease – your gift!!!

When something comes easy to you, it means that you’ve gotten out of your way to let it move through you, in the best way possible : Easy!!

What comes easy to you??

Every skill that has come easy to you, and seems effortless is indeed your gift!!

Some find it really easy to play the piano, some find it easy to cook! Some find driving easy, n some find travelling!!

What’s your Easy???

Whatever it is, it’s meant to stay n grow cuz it’s ur gift!! Certainly not meant to be ignored 🙂

Endless n overflowing gratitude❤️

This year has been fabulous! I’ve broken ice in so many areas that my gratitude list will overflow in tons of pages!

1. First and foremost, my hearts desire of having ‘been clicked’ came true n thru this year❤️

Accidentally bumped into Ankush, who agreed to do a photoshoot for fun, and I’ve ended up working with him on more than one occasions ❤️

Thank you Ankush❤️

2. Secondly, my momma skills in the last week itself are breaking the sky!! I feel happy and proud that I’ve been super patient and acknowledging, appreciative of my darling son.

Instead of losing patience n yelling , I remember to admire him in the moment and appreciate his ‘being him’ in the moment❤️

My heart overflows with gratitude❤️ manifesting Ekaansh into my life has been the most fruitful gift in my life (after Akshay n my beautiful family) n gratitude, tons n tons for him!

He is PERFECT❤️

3. I have to offer loads of gratitude for being able to doodle❤️ thanks to my family, my son and my determination to doodle , this has paid off big time❤️

Loads of gratitude for beautiful doodles, they create joy as I create them❤️

4. Next is my family trips❤️ we have been really dedicated to taking a vacation atleast once every year❤️

My heart has been overflowing with gratitude every vacation, yet this time having Ekaansh with us has been the chocolate icing on the cake❤️

He enjoyed the beach, rain, flowers, fish swimming in tiny pools, trees..omg

He is a nature freak ❤️love it

5. Big thank you, to the universe for the concept of Intuned❤️

It is the highest self that presented itself here and I offer loads of gratitude for more n more of such connections (that stay loooong)

Also, the fb page, managing Intuned in general is such a joy in itself❤️

Going beyond, how many lives it touches, I’m learning to find joy in the process❤️❤️❤️

And that itself is a big WIN❤️❤️❤️


6. And last but not the least, the blog site ibelivetoday.wordpress.com❤️

This site was created in 2011❤️ it has served me in thousands of tiny ways.

I offer gratitude for Aninda who suggested I should create one❤️ and gratitude for this beautiful space❤️

It has started my habit of being me, just being and now this space has grown into my life❤️

I am so comfortable being me, irrespective of people’s opinions or judgments❤️

Other items on my gratitude list:

1. Birds that drop by to say hi, every single day😍 I have tears just thinking of how thoughtful the signs are

2. My son..can’t thank him enough. He is such a joyous beautiful soul ( I am able to remind myself that when he is sleepy, to avoid mis doing stuff)

3. My writes , thank you❤️ however they are, they have been my solace n strength, and voice! Happy n grateful for being a writer❤️

4. Vision boards,and people who I feel attracted to ( law of attraction) ❤️ this blog post will be witness to me having worked with them❤️


5. Locations that are attracting me, thank you so much❤️

Loads of gratitude to the Grand Canyon, the monasteries of Leh n Ladakh, the locales of Ireland, the beauty of Scotland, the art galleries in Vienna, the Von Trapp family house at Salsburg, Bali, Tarkarli, Bhutan…. Oh the list is magnificent❤️

Lots of gratitude for those spaces of joy

6. I offer gratitude for my dream of addressing huge crowds❤️

I love the energy of a million people sitting in front of me, listening to me, and all of us shifting the energy of this magnificent planet like we already are❤️

I simply love that vision❤️ I feel gratitude in my heart,my heart chakra touching each n every heart sitting in the huge crowds..

How I love what’s happening in life❤️

7. I offer gratitude for my mom dad, my sister and my family❤️ this life seems impossible without them in it, cuz they have had such a deep impact on the amazing journey❤️

8. I offer gratitude for my houses, all the ones that created me❤️ each of them was so beautiful, irrespective of their size, reminded me that an open heart always has space for more😍

9. All the places I’ve visited so far❤️ the long drives that my family would take us on, singing aloud as we pestered our folks, teasing my didi, not letting her nap.. Oh those memories are beautiful ❤️ offer gratitude for every road trip we’ve taken❤️

10. All the inspirational people I’ve come across! Neale Donald Walsh ,Mike Dooley, Rumi, Byron Katie, Rhonda Byrne, Nick Ortner, Oprah, George RRM 😍😍😍

I love these souls and am so thankful for having bumped into them at some point in life❤️

11. Grateful for the game of thrones❤️ they show the world, what magnificence truly is❤️

A work of God ❤️ so many artists millions of different artists team up perfectly to weave. Magic across the globe putting life into the books of the great GRRM ❤️

12. I offer gratitude to all the awesome movies we’ve seen❤️ thank you Akshay for being my partner in crime❤️ the beautiful list of movies, long one really

13. For the greenery around us and the love of nature

14. For the most special perfume, most expensive I’ve ever bought for myself Rosé 212 VIP❤️

15. For my sling bags, that help me keep my belongings lighter

16. For the Switzerland bell that keeps me on high vibration, and the Leh Ladakh pataka

17. For the harrems, palazzos in my wardrobe that have taught me to feel free, and let loose❤️

18. For my short hair that lets me be,irrespective of gender expectations❤️

19. For my toe rings, and mangalsutra that remind me every moment…how awesome, freakingly fabulous a spouse I’ve got who takes such awesome care of me n pours love in thoughtful actions❤️

20. For a fabulous double family that stays tight n keeps me warm, irrespective of how many times I’ve behaved liked a jerk

21. For shoes that make travel so awesome, and outdoor life so comfortable

22. For kajal that glorifies the simplicity in my eyes

23. For all the beautiful people that chose to bump into me before passing on n moving with their beautiful journeys

24. For the beautiful music in my phone n the awesome ear plugs

25. For the suit cases I see few times a year, that make my life worth living more n more,and remind me that I got to see them more often

26. For the patchwork quilt me and moms made for Ekaansh❤️ it was the first time,I finished a project that was too complex for me to handle❤️ Ekaansh’s energy got transferred to me thru my tummy for sure❤️

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27. For the Clair audience and clairsentinence, that freaked me out at first yet now has become my best buddy❤️ my intuition that keeps me grounded

28. For the awesome feeling of trust that life has my back come what may❤️

29. For feeling young n feeling like I’m still a kid who loves to blow bubbles with my kid ❤️

30. For Cadbury silk bubbly 🤑

31. For my love of life. Gratitude for gratitude,and expressing it

32. For the beautiful adventures ❤️

33. For this awesome journey I chose ❤️

Happy to be turning 34 soon❤️ grateful for every bit of the adventure ❤️

Drive it like you stole it❤️


When you have an awesome list of movies on your ‘to- watch’ list, you know life has your back❤️

Each n every movie I remember seeing in the last few months has been awesomeness!

Just watched this one❤️ Sing Street❤️

Such a beautiful one, captured heart warmingly! 

Aspirations, dreams against the back drop of brutal reality❤️

How far are you willing to go?

How much are you willing to risk!!

Actually not playing this one is the biggest risk! Playing it safe is the biggest risk!

Not going for your dreams is the sad news..

Rest everything is good!!! Try n fail – great❤️

Try n fail harder – great!

Do anything but staying safe at the shore….

Please for heavens sake❤️

Love this movie…. Love it loads..

So grateful for each n every awesome movie we’ve been watching❤️

This movie has a bonus of great tracks too❤️

Check it out❤️

What’s on your ‘blessings to them’ list today?

I call it a ‘blessings to them’ list, though it’s a slight make over of a gratitude list.

Our gratitude list contains stuff we offer gratitude for, whereas a ‘ blessings to them’ list offers gratitude for Stuff we’d really love to have..

When we bless others who are experiencing the stuff we choose to experience, we tend to send energy to the experience!

Whatever we send energy to, or focus our thoughts on, tends to grow in our lives.

Here’s my list:

Sending blessings to each n every person who:

– takes time out to breathe well

– enjoys vacations n trips to beautiful parts of the country n the world

– tries something new regularly

– helps others as much as possible

– spreads love thru a single smile

– has loads of family trips, moments,dinners, get to gethers

– enjoys the company of nature

– is able to express themselves thru their art

– is following their heart

– cares for themselves as lovingly as they do for others

– enjoys time with grand kids

– creates stuff, runs their buziness, enjoys their job, loves their work

– keeps fit

– eats healthy

– loves their life

– enjoys photo shoots ❤️

– follows their passion endlessly

– watches loads a fun movies

– enjoys various cuisines

– loves the way they dress ❤️

– creates their own unique style rather than imitate ❤️

– spends fun times with loving friends

– stands up for themselves….

Oohhhh the list is loooooong..

What’s on your list??