Tea with Maadhavi

Hello and welcome to ‘Tea with Maadhavi’! If you have been following me for a while, you would know that this blog space was ‘My Pretty Sydney’.  I changed the blog’s name last month because I want the freedom to write about topics other than Sydney.  I want to write about travel, mindfulness and meditation, […]

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‘Meet Me at the Cupcake Cafe’ by Jenny Colgan

I first read ‘Meet Me at the Cupcake Cafe’ by Jenny Colgan just after I turned 26 years old.  It was a beautiful gift from a lovely, thoughtful friend whom I had only met months earlier.  I was living in Hong Kong at the time and (sadly) not loving it.  I was at a point in […]

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25 Simple Things to be Happier

Happy New Year! I hope 2018 is prosperous and filled with love, laughter and good health. I’m going in to this year with no expectations.  I want to simply be grateful for each new day, to go with the flow and be ready for whatever life throws at me. I also want to do the […]

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5 things that made me happy lately

A lot has happened since the last time I wrote one of these posts (which you can read here) and not all of it has been happy. But it’s during those times that it’s especially important to reflect on the happy moments.  Here are a 5 of mine – and surprise, surprise, a LOT of it […]

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Stationery for a Balanced Life in 2017

I don’t think I’m alone in saying that 2016 was a tough year.  I was very busy at work – even though I was learning a lot – and I had to prioritize my career and family during a tough time in October which forced me to rethink my priorities and goals.  I usually have a lot […]

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