Finding A Tribe Where I Belong? #FriendshipDayScenes

By Bhawna D. - August 05, 2018

When I fluffed out my wings, to undertake the journey of blogging, I knew it’s not going to be a cakewalk. Infact, nothing can truly be accomplished in a matter of seconds, hours or months. Each mountain takes years and years of toil to attain its identity; otherwise its nothing but mere sand and stones. My initial years of blogging was done completely under isolation. I had no social media accounts back then and my blog originated only with the objective of catering me a platform wherein I can pour out my heart without being restrained under the clutches of that which is considered “USUAL”.

Had we all been identical to each other, the world would have been a boring place. And I believe, the term "different" or “weird” is overtly exploited by the so called “sane” human species. Who are we to judge the other? If we’ve been INTENTIONALLY made the way we are, who are those people who want to change us and claim it as their inherent right? As ifbthey’ve been endowed with the burden of changing the world? ๐Ÿ™„

I choose to give power to my words and it’s my will to remain quiet. Amidst a group of people, I tend take over the third person perspective and observe keenly. For me, things are pretty much sorted because being a writer, I speculate faster than my voice can assist me during a verbal communication.


With the start of the blogging journey, it felt as if another dimension to this world has been left open exclusively for me. I interacted with various strangers who pinged me with their mails or left me comments on my blog posts. During this exploration, I also met people who’ve been a part of my life till date. Yes, I’m referring to friends who were also bloggers. Ironically, while the real world frowned or questioned the aspects of blogging, I made friends over the internet who were undergoing the same stares and cold behaviour from people who were near or around us on an everyday basis. I remember how I had to cut down on my after class roaming hours hours with friends because I had to go home in order to curate more content for my blog. Sadly, people know you write blogs but they forget that blogging takes efforts as well. Ultimately, a lot of the people take it as if we've been born with a arrogant nature. 

So what if they think it that way, it makes zero impact upon me. I don’t need to go validate my actions in front of everyone. ๐Ÿ•Š️ #PeaceWithin

Happy Times ๐Ÿ˜„

During post graduation, I became friends with Swati from Curious and Confused Me. Distant in terms of the city we reside, yet we formed a close bond over emails and WhatsApp. Yes, it actually started off with the old-school form communications, a.k.a. emails. I remember how in between different classes I’d find a vacant spot in my college campus and we texted about lunches and stares from people around. P.s. girl if you’re reading this, I kinda miss those days. ๐Ÿค—

From L to R: Bhawna D. (me), Niharika, Vishakha, & Nimisha

As years passed by, I became socially active (only on social media applications because I’m still a socially awkward person) and I found numerous friends from every part of the nation as well as the world. In fact, now when I go to bloggers event, I realise “oh she’s here; it’s our time to bond over a real space”. Sometimes, in the first meet, all I manage to say is “Hey..How have you been?” or maybe “It feels good to see you”. And it accompanies a warm hug. I genuinely feel that but #IntrovertProblems take over and I can’t talk much. I think MsMeehnia knows it a little better. ๐Ÿ˜‚

Anyways, few days ago, I decided to chill out with some of my lovely co-bloggers: Niharika, Nimisha and Vishakha. It was kinda like a girl’s day out wherein we roamed around the streets of Cannaught Place (Delhi), had a good time eating at Ministry of Beer cafe and chatted till hours’ non-stop! We had good food and good time in each other’s presence. Moreover, we got some amazing clicks of us together. Also, we did an elaborate skincare talk while hovering in the Body Shop store.

Selfie Queens in here!! ๐Ÿ˜‹

After days like these, I feel I know there’s this one particular tribe wherein I don’t need to explain majority of my actions. And even though every industry has its beauty and flaws, I can still call it my TRIBE... A place where I truly belong.

Lastly, thanks a lot to each one of you who has made this journey worth travelling. Be it the co-bloggers, active readers who drop their lovely comments/emails or silent readers; because each of your efforts genuinely counts. 

If you’ve never left a comment before, consider this as an opportunity to make me know about your presence by just leaving a heart emoji below! This would mean a lot for me.

One of my favourite co-bloggers - Niharika Verma from "The Pink Velvet Blog"

So, what are your plans on this friendship day?
Ours was definitely filled with a lot of craziness as well as randomness.

Wish you all a very happy friendship’s day!!

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  1. Omg ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜ I am out of words ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ˜ญ

  2. Lovely post!! You all look great together!

    1. Thank you Amy! Next time, I'd want you in the pictures as well <3

  3. It looks you had a great time!! I like your blog, wanna follow each other?:)

  4. Such a lovely post! Yes, it is difficult to explain a blogger's life to others. Many of them ask me what I do with so many beauty products, that am harming my skin with all these. My only source of inspiration is other beauty bloggers like you :) Happy friendship day dear :)

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    1. Happy friendship day to you too dear :) I know it's quite frustrating sometimes when others fail to understand majority of our actions.. but don't worry, I have you, you have me and we both have the entire blogging community ;)

  5. Such a heartwarming post. It's great to connect with people who belong with the same soul group as us. Would definitely like to connect and know you :)

    1. I hope next time when we meet, we try and shed away our introvert traits :'D

  6. The pictures are beautiful...and I loved the way you expressed everything Bhawna..Love love..take care..:))

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