Soulful Sundays- Making lemonade

Soulful Sundays is back, folks. Would you like to hear the five lessons from this week?

Soulful SundaysAfter coming out of a rather troubling week previously, this one gone by has been so comforting and a balm to the soul. You’ve heard that saying, ‘When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.’ Guess I managed to do that πŸ™‚

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As I come out of this week though, I am glad to share theseΒ 5Β things that warmed my heart:

  1. Understanding that my daughter is not forgetful on purpose has brought so much clarity into our relationship. To read more, check out this post if you haven’t.
  2. Meeting up with family after feeling so lonely all through illness was a cherished moment. When the parents and in-laws all get along so well, it’s a blessing, you will agree. Getting a huge haul of Wodehouse books made my Saturday, thanks to my fabulous dad.Wodehouse!
  3. Hosting my first-ever hash tag party on Thursday was both fun and exciting. I gained a lot of insights into Twitter behaviour which I will share soon in another post.
  4. I’ve been sleeping early most nights thanks to following The Happiness Project and it’s been such a lifesaver through the week.
  5. The best moment of all, though? My husband came home on Friday night after a week and said, ‘This week has been good for you, I can tell. Your face has a beautiful,peaceful glow that it’s been missing for a while.’

Did you have a soulful Sunday?

Did you make lemonade with life’s lemons?

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24 thoughts on “Soulful Sundays- Making lemonade

  1. Wow!!! So many books! Lucky girl πŸ™‚ Glad to hear that you’re recovering. Take care. Sending you a tight hug to feel even better and many smiles too!

  2. Looks like you had a fabulous week, after the previous one – that totally ‘gotcha’
    Here’s to another week – and possibly a meet up on Sunday πŸ˜‰

  3. I might feel jealous of that book stash if I didn’t own it already! Haha. Great list of 5 things! Yes, make lemonade, that’s a good way to show life what’s what!
    I loved that post about being forgetful, Shailaja! Glad to see you bounce back and being wise about sleeping early. Sigh, I am working on that!
    You have a super week ahead!

  4. Catching up with everyone’s post after about a week of being MIA, due to the flu. So please forgive me for the delay. πŸ™‚

    This is such a nice way to do a recap of your week. I believe this would be lovely to look back on.

    Psst.. I am only slightly envious of your book collection. πŸ˜›

  5. That made me smile to read- happy you had a good week:-) I’ve slept early this week too – it sure does make a change… Wish you a great week ahead sweet Shailaja:-)

  6. Ah! what a lovely post. Brought a smile to my face. The ones who are closest can see happiness on our face. Isn’t it? And look at the collection of books. Super! I saw that picture on Facebook too and I am sure you must have been so happy.
    I so wish I could I could sleep early too. I need to get my schedule right. πŸ™‚ Have a happy week ahead!!

    1. Thanks Parul πŸ™‚ Yes, we need to get 7 to 8 hours of sleep for a healthy heart and lifestyle. I am being very conscious of this nowadays and take it seriously.

  7. You truly did make lemonade if came out with so many learnings despite being unwell. And for a husband to notice it – it must be big :-D. I have to check out that Happiness Project. Hope you have many more good weeks.

    1. I know, right? Husband noticing it clearly reflects that this is working, the conscious focus on happiness, I mean. I have a really good feeling about 2016 and hope it persists well beyond January πŸ™‚ Wish you a wonderful week too, Tulika!

    1. Thank you! It’s been wonderful trying to look for the good things amidst it all, each week. I love this habit which is helping me as a person. Ah, my books. You are free to borrow them, any time.

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