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How do the days fly by so fast? Anyways it is time for your Monday Motivation.

‘Create your own opportunities’

How many of y’all are waiting for opportunities to knock at your door? You could be waiting for it to knock at your door, but for how long? Why don’t you build your own door to open and create your own opportunities. This motivation was inspired from the quote “If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door” by Milton Berle. There are many ways to do this. Always be aware of what is happening around you. Look for opportunities where ever you are. Know what you are looking for, recognise and seize the opportunities.

Happy Monday folks

Tips on budget spending

With Christmas coming up, this is the time where people tend to spend a lot of money, sometimes on unwanted stuff. I myself am a impulse buyer, however at times I try to keep my spending under control using these tips.

  • Make a list of the items you need to buy and stick to that list
  • Go to the specific shop or aisle in a supermarket to buy the things you need. Less wandering around leads to less spending
  • Set yourself a spend limit/budget and try to keep a track of the things you put in your trolley or basket
  • If you still find it hard to stick to a spend limit, try taking with you limited cash or one debit/credit card so you know you can’t buy anything more than needed
  • Don’t buy something you don’t need or won’t ever use even if it is on offer
  • I’m not sure if this works for everyone but it works for me – I try not to be on the phone while shopping as I lose track of what I put in the basket. Only when I go to the checkouts I realise I have random items in my basket
  • If you are going food shopping,  do not go shopping on a empty stomach. I usually end up buying way more food (esp junk food) than I need if I shop on a empty stomach.
  • If I go to a supermarket to buy one or two items, I do not take a basket with me. Having my hand only to carry the items will stop me from buying extra, unplanned items.

These are the main tips I try to follow when I go shopping. I hope at lease one of these tips will help you shop better. Please leave a like or a comment if you found this post useful.


Autumn 🍃 🍂 

I moved house recently and new room meant new stuff. I love decorating my room but it is usually hard when on a budget. 

Moving house is such a pain. It took me three – four days to just pack the things in my room. However, it gave me a chance to declutter my belongings. I had so much unwanted things. I also had so much unused clothes stuck at the bottom of the cupboard. I ended up giving them to charity. 

I was also without Internet for nearly four days. It felt so weird. I read an actual newspaper after ages. It was like a social media detox. Anyways. Back to the Internet. 

My new room is now full of suitcases and boxes. I don’t want to even think of unpacking. 

However I got lovely views from my new room and these are some of the photos I took on my way home.

The beauty of Mother Nature. 

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Hey guys. Hope you all start the week on a happy note. Today’s food for thought is

‘Try something new’

With regard to last week’s Monday motivation post, I thought to talk more about trying something new. Why don’t you trying doing something new today – something you have always wanted to do but always procrastinated it. Many people, even me, wait till it’s Monday to start something, even though the thought popped up in our head on a Tuesday. Trust me, I am guilty of that. So what day is better than today to do something new that you’ve always wanted or even something new that makes you happy. Don’t waste any more time waiting.

If you did feel motivated and tried something new after reading this post, please do leave a like or a comment below. Thanks.

Happy Monday and have a great week guys.

PS. don’t try something too risky or something you’ll regret later 🙂

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Hey guys. Another week, another Monday. How are you going to make this week different?

‘Step out of your comfort zone’

I have always wanted to try new things in life but was always scared to do so. However, it was only when I stepped out of my comfort zone I realised there is a whole new world out there that I am unaware of. I tried to break the barriers, that held me back, one by one. I am still in the process of doing that, but every barrier I break and move forward, I learn new things and become a stronger and better person. We as humans are so use to routine that we fear change. If you want to know your full potential, step out of your comfort zone and see what you can achieve. What are you going to change today – it could be as small as changing your usual breakfast order.

Happy Monday guys.

Starbucks red cups

I finally got my hands on the Starbucks red cups. I was tempted to go get a drink the day it came out but I stopped myself from becoming a coffee addict again.  According to me, the Starbucks red cups and its festive/Christmas menu are the official signs for the start of the festive period. My boyfriend and I are big Starbucks addicts and my favourite Christmas drink is the Eggnog Latte. I love the designs they have launched this year and it’s really nice to know that they are designs by Starbucks customers.

What make you guys feel Christmasy ?

#tbt Sri Lanka

I visited Sri Lanka last year for my cousin’s wedding. I was there only for ten days, however I was so in love with its nature. Sri Lanka is filled with natural wonders and beauty that my ten days there was not enough. I only got to see a couple of places and the photos I took there needed no filter at all. Living in a busy city like London, it was a really good break for me to go and enjoy nature. Here are a couple of the pictures I took using my iPhone only.