One Step Every Day

Hello, my dear lovely people,

I’m here coz I was missing all of you and this blog, and everything that makes me smile… including MaNan and my stories.
I’m missing Tangles and Ties and Manasvi-Anshuman of Beyond Every Border…
Fiction is the alternate world that gives me a chance to explore my own tangled thoughts and beliefs. It is that imperfect space that is perfectly mine πŸ™‚

I will start posting Tangles and Ties from December 1st.Β 

I am away as I needed time to make a lot of decisions in my life – make it again – Brick by brick… thread by thread… I needed time to make new strategies, implement them, execute plans and come up with new guidelines that make me shock-proof for further projects. So that I don’t suffer again.

I am not replying to messages because I have nothing much to say. I’m fine. I’m doing good. Thank you. It’s really kind of you to check on me. I will stay indebted forever. But honestly, I don’t have anything significant to tell you.
So, I’m saving time and energy – The only two things that I need right now.

I am not absent because I am sad or something… Nor I am depressed…
Those phases come and go… every few days… every few weeks… But life doesn’t stop.
I am not away to mourn my low phase or drown in self-pity… not to cope up with losses I suffered or learn from experiences… No…

I am away becauseΒ I am following the policy of ‘One Step Every Day’ — ie…Β  Do One-thing-At-One-Time’ … this is one important thing that I have learnt in this phase. Instead of shedding tears, feeling like cheated or lost, losing hope or direction, we should start working towards positive results. The brain works better when it is calm and best when it is given one task at a time. So, I’m at this approach.

I’ve observed that to achieve ‘anything’ in life —Β Let’s decide what we want to do –> let’s make a list of all that we want to achieve and we want to be >> then, make a strategy >> a good strategy evaluating all mishaps that can happen and keeping in mind every problem that can disturb it >> Calculate all that we require to make it happen and collect resources we need to achieve our goals >> set a timeline and a deadline >> Strike hard!!

Hopefully, each step taken one after the other will take us to the destination πŸ™‚

Take care,

Lots of love

{PS: Strategists, Planners, Professional Analysts, MBA graduates in my readers’ group may probably add more to my juvenile, basic thought process. I would love to hear more}


55 Comments Add yours

  1. gauti reshsha says:

    Just one word thankyou for being with us always

    1. Manita V says:

      I should be the one saying Thank you Priya πŸ™‚
      Blessed to have you around…

      1. gauti reshsha says:

        We are more than happy to be with you make us happy…i pray to the almighty that all your problems should get washed away and you should stay happy and cheerful always…you are our inspiration and lot of young girls like me derive inspiration from a personality like you…keep the spark always di..stay blessed…

  2. Lovemanan says:

    Please first update Beyond Every Border

    1. Manita V says:

      One step at one time –
      Beyond Every Border is a long story with only 20 parts updated. It will go a long way… Tangles and Ties has almost 80 parts updated, with only few parts left to be told… So BEB will follow after T&T because I want to finish T & T… one

  3. rajirath says:

    Glad to hear from you again. Miss you and your stories.
    Lots to learn from you. Lots of hurdles in this journey of yours as a writer… but still you have overcome them all to be where you are now is itself a big booster to all of us. Wishing you success and happiness from here on.
    Loads of love

    1. Manita V says:

      Thank you dear. Loads of love

  4. Diviya says:

    Finally got u back and glad to hear you are fine yessss and can’t wait for Dec also loved the fighter inside you and go no one can stop to rock. Love uuuu

    1. Manita V says:

      Thank you Diviya. You are a sweetheart. Always there to look out for me. I feel blessed to have you around. Love you loads

  5. kshamaapurva says:

    Hello Dr…..yes missing you our MaNan. Glad to know that you will start posting T&T from Dec….still 13 days to go….but will wait πŸ˜‰. One request please add some parenthood movements too… πŸ˜‡. I’m sure our MaNan will be best to cope up with this too 😁. Once again badly missing MaNan and your writing. πŸ€—πŸ€—. Literary many times, remembering the chapters from all 3 T&T, BEB &most most favourite S&S….πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–

    1. Manita V says:

      Thank you so much. It means a lot to me that people remember me even when I am not around and not posting anything for months. This is what I love about all of you. Love and wishes.

  6. Shahenaaz says:

    In an imaginary world….. We hear so many stories of super heroes.
    In real life my mom&dad is my super heroes….next my love and the third one is u.
    U fight like a super hero u fall but again try to raise.. nthg can stop u GO GIRL. GOOO.
    Iam waiting for the day, when u reach Ur goal/last step. U care about people who u didn’t even met in person…still u care. U will cross all the hurdles soon darlg. I will pray for u😍😍😍

    1. Manita V says:

      Your comment overwhelmed me, Shahenaaz.
      I am no superhero… just an ordinary woman who has decided never to quit and never to bow down before circumstances, however hard they become. Thank you sooooo much for the beautiful words you wrote about me. I will always remember the wishes, the prayers and the love
      Stay blessed.

  7. Madhuri53 / Madhuri Kulkarni says:

    After long something read from you. Glad to see you back. Hope you got solutions to your problems. And glad to know that you are all fine. Bas waiting to see you back in your writer mode. Missed you and your blog too much.

    1. Manita V says:

      The writer mode is right around the corner, dear Madhuri. I am winding up certain projects and making some gross changes, so taking it slow and taking one step at a time. Will start posting on Dec 1st.
      And I missed you too…

  8. sarmista says:

    Thanks for coming back Dr. Manita.. I actually missed u a lot.. Ur each n every post givese me so much motivation n strength to deal with the problems of my life.. Same things I m applying in my life.. One step at a time.. And I m soo happy to see the positive results from that.. Though its a long journey which need lot of patience n hard work.. Even I have to secrifice my own dreams. But I m ready for that.. And I have no regrets in anything.. As Almighty God n beautiful frnds like u r always there to support me in each n every step of my life.. More power to u.. Keep Rocking 😘😘

    1. Manita V says:

      Thank you, Sarmista.
      Yes, the journey might be long and will demand sacrifices but we must keep going on… ahead… together. We are there for each other.
      More power to you too. May all your goals and dreams come true.
      All my best wishes and prayers.

  9. krinal310 says:

    So so proud of you, best of luck ! Lots of love πŸ€—β€οΈ

    1. Manita V says:

      Thank you dear. Love you too

  10. pixiepari says:

    Awww this is why i love you di…a lott !! Do you even know that you are a guardian angel in my life ?? Then know this that you are my mood setter and a way through which god always sends me the message which he wants me to know…I think i never told you this but i got selected in dcc bank as assistant manager…you remember our talks where i asked you whether to try for exams or join software job which i got through placement and you asked me to do what my heart feels right.. so i went through for bank exams…though it was not hard but ny lazyness resulted in me taking two years of my life for getting a job and this process i realized that i actually wish to be in this sector but unfortunately my current bank where i got selected and joined last month don’t have promotions….so i decided to go for central govt jobs and i was all set when my mind decided to play with me and i again lost interest…but i wanted to settle in a good company where i can expect promotions based on my work…but…again laziness attacked me and yesterday i wrote epfo ssa mains but when i was unable to be confident on whether i will go for next level or not i realized i an again repeating the same thing. I asked god to help me regain my path and here you are telling me what to do and how… Love you di…i will be waiting for dec and till then i decided to quit wattpad too as i will also work only for exam.. job and study right now only these two things…i wish you succeed in all you do so that we can have you back quickly….muahhhh !!! Love youuuuuu !!!

    1. Manita V says:

      Love you too…
      I’m so so happy for you. Feeling like a proud older sister. I’m so glad to connect with you. I’ll always pray that you rise and shine more than the stars do…
      Lots of love. Wish you all the best for everything in life!

  11. lovepeehu says:

    I feel good to read your written words and thoughts. I hope you successfully achieve your decided schedule/goal for every day. I am also struggling with my schedule as usual πŸ˜‚ I need a perfect plan for my things to work in which I am failing again and again…. because my strategies are not working in my favour. Will make to do list again and will try to make better plan this time again. Let’s see if it works. Thank-youuuuuu so much for motivating me again and again. Thank-you for writing this one step every day. I love you ❣️❣️😘😘

    1. Manita V says:

      Make your perfect plan and share with me. I’ll keep you on toes… just kidding!!
      Hope you achieve all your goals and make everyone proud. Wish you best in everything you do…

  12. Asha says:

    Good to hear you Di. I missed you so much

    1. Manita V says:

      I missed this blog and all of you…glad to connect..

  13. kalpana devi says:

    I m very much happy that u r going to be back. I hope one day I will also become as strong as u mentally. I lack in confidence much. I pray to give u strength to overcome all ur problems.

    1. Manita V says:

      Yes, you will become stronger than I am… it’s just a matter of tough decisions and some confidence… you will be able to do it if you decide to do…
      Thanks for the prayers. God bless you

  14. chandrasan says:

    U know na ur one post brings smile on our face and make us happy ❀❀ it’s not abt story update or a writer in U, we love u as a person, as an inspiration and when we read ur msg there is so much to learn every day.. ONE STEP AT A TIME ❀ i will follow the same. We are here for U, to support u, to love u. All our prayers are with u so plz follow whatever u decided and I wish and pray it will lead to only success and happiness coz my Di deserve only happiness 😘😘❀❀

    1. Manita V says:

      Love you sooooo much for always being there. It means so much to me. All your love, wishes and prayers are my lifeline… stay blessed dear

      1. chandrasan says:

        Love u more ❀❀❀❀❀

  15. Sanjukta Chatterjee says:

    So happy to know you are in a better position than before. Knew you would overcome all your troubles. Your comments are never juvenile or naive. They reflect on life’s basic truths, which sometimes are harsh. Your comments motivate to take the right step, they give hope that however things might be bad, it will get better. πŸ‘
    Grinning like a fool to know that T& T and BEB will be coming back from next month! πŸ˜ƒπŸ’ƒ
    Take care. Love. ❀️

    1. Manita V says:

      Thank you for all the lovely words Sanjukta. I am fortunate to have met people who are more than anonymous ids on social media and have become friends in due course of time. Thanks again.

  16. Anonymous says:

    Really amazing to see you trying to come back…that’s so good…n thank you so much.

    1. Manita V says:

      Thank you for following me even when I am offline… means a lot

  17. Anonymous says:

    Hey Manita! so happy to read your message! Glad to see that you are in a positive space now! Absolutely agree on taking one day at a time/ moving one step at a time! This helps a lot in moving forward, moving on and moving ahead!

    Its been little over a year that I got to know you and your stories from Wattpad! I was so awestruck about everything about your writing skills, personality! Around this time last year was the first time I saw how strong you were, when one of your stories got plagiarized! Even though I felt very enraged about the situation, I was so inspired on how you handled it! And I am so glad that I stumbled upon your stories!

    Hope to see you soon more stronger and happier!

    1. Anonymous says:

      username – chendubundu – not sure why it was posted as anonymous!

    2. Anonymous says:

      From Chendubundu. not sure why it shows up as Anonymous

    3. nikkunitu says:

      Hey Di!!!
      My day become better after reading your thoughts… May you become brighter day by day…
      Thanks for contacting us…
      All the Best for upcoming challenges…
      Waiting for December…

      1. Manita V says:

        Thanks for the love and all the wishes. Stay blessed & keep smiling

    4. Manita V says:

      Hello Saumya, it’s always a pleasure to connect with you… all positive, encouraging vibes…
      Thank you for all the support, motivating words that you kept dropping here even when I wasn’t posting anything. I feel so assured while sharing my emotions here coz I somehow feel confident that all of you will understand… thanks for being there…

  18. Tanvie Sharma says:

    We will have to …take each step a day…and one day things will be alright in comparison…. We will be fine ❀
    Come back soon. Happy to see you doing better.
    smilllleeeee πŸ˜„
    Tanvie sharma

    1. Manita V says:

      Great to see you Tanvie. I was missing all of you. Feels good to be here πŸ™‚

    2. Bindu says:

      Happy to see you back..Good to know that you are fine ..May God make you more strong and may you get all the happiness in life ..keeping you in my prayers.Take care

      1. Manita V says:

        Thank you Bindu. Prayers are all that I need. God bless you. Stay happy. Love…

  19. Me Anami says:

    So happy, you are like stress buster for me after work i always read ur stories again again

    1. Manita V says:

      This blog is a stress buster for me, as well… thank you…

  20. Salriz says:

    It’s so good to hear from you when I say it you truly inspire me either be your stories or your life experience there is so much to learn from you and I’m learning this is just a phase in every one’s life comes n goes it’s just the way we take it n you’re always been in my prayers n will be lots of love β™₯️

    1. Manita V says:

      Thank you sweetheart. Prayers and moral support are the two things I need the most. Stay blessed. Lots of love.

  21. Anonymous says:

    Good to hear from you….and also that you are fine and good health……really miss reading your stories… start writing soon..stay happy

    1. Manita V says:

      I will start posting on Dec 1… hopefully…

  22. gursheen says:

    I had this wide smile on my face to receive your mail. I feel immensely grateful to be a part of your journey. Every msg you share has so much in it. So much to learn. You are blessed πŸ™β£οΈ
    Take care. Always by your side.
    Lots of love and prayers πŸ™πŸ’ž

    1. Manita V says:

      Thank you dear. I feel strengthened and determined when I come to this blog. This support means a lot. God bless you.

  23. hinuthakkar11 says:

    It’s really good to see you here dii…from many days i was like when will you come back here…and when i saw you on twitter and Instagram i knew you are good right now:) though we interacted little bit on both platforms but still missing your stories like anything:( but now finally you are coming backπŸ’ƒπŸ»πŸ˜ will be waiting for 1st😁
    And The steps you have wrote is so inspiringπŸ˜„we should definitely follow these steps when u want to achieve something in your life:)

    1. Manita V says:

      Thank you Hinu. You have been a constant presence in my journey. Thanks for everything

      1. hinuthakkar11 says:

        Will always be there diiπŸ€—β€οΈ


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