Corinne Rodrigues

Namaste! A Mumbai-based blogger, writer, motivator - journeying happily through midlife. I blog here and on Write Tribe and From 7Eight. Connect with me on Facebook, Twitter and Google+

Encouraging Quotes For Various Ocassions

Our experience of life will tell us that encouragement is truly the oxygen of the soul! I decided to put together some of the quotes I've come across over the years that I found most encouraging.Encouraging Quotes  To Be YourselfBe daring, be different, be anything that will assert integrity of purpose and imaginative vision against the play-it-safers... ~ Cecil Beaton...more

Back To Blogging Basics

I've written a post called 7 Reasons Why You Should Stop Blogging and read and agreed with  Vidya Sury's  7 Deadly Sins of Blogging....more

The Alphabet Is Fine

Today I start playing with the alphabet, again! Yes, I'm doing the April Blogging From A to Z Challenge for the second time. After our experience with the Challenge last year, I decided that I was doing it on Everyday Gyaan too besides on From 7Eight....more

More Writing From The Heart

 As I get set to write this I'm listening to Eva Cassidy sing 'True Colors' and loving it. What a song, what a voice, and what a woman! But it's the lyrics that get to me. '...more

My Blogging Mantra

 We bloggers can be a snobbish lot at times. I'm sure, that in the past I've acted a little holier-than-thou about not monetizing my blogs or being concerned about the number of readers/followers I have. Not any more. I have monetized my blogs. The way I see it is  what I earn on my blogs goes towards my costs for maintaining them and making them look more professional. And anything I earn beyond that is the icing on the cake....more
SabrinaBlogs Thanks. Both your goals are excellent and definitely require that little ...more

More Or Less in December 2013

 More or less - that's the theme of December's NaBloPoMo. It seems to fit right in with my own thoughts and ideas about what I want to blog about this month....more

7 Reasons Why You Should Stop Blogging

 When I started a blog at the end of 2007, I didn't imagine I would be drawn so deeply into another world - a parallel universe of sorts. My reason was simple - I wanted a place to store my thoughts and share them with others. But blogging has a way of pulling you in.  Now I have not one, but three blogs and enjoy writing, playing with designs and interacting via each one with different people. I can sincerely say that I'm passionate about blogging.  ...more

I'm Not Cheese!

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Hey I didn't recognize you!

Hey Corinne - I almost didn't recognize you in your profile pic because you've put on even more weight.......That's the precious opening line of someone who recently reconnected with me on Facebook. Here are the possible responses I want to give him:...more
@MelissaTandoc I looked at what he said, and knew it was the truth. But did he need to state the ...more