Five Hobbies That You Can Develop As A Teenager.

Being a teenager is fun, you know there’s friends to hang out with, fun things to do, and then, there’s school too. Whilst all this there are so many skills you can develop that’d be fun.

So here, I’ve made a list of stuff that’d be fun to do as a teenager!

1.Photography

Photography is fun and I think clicking pictures that’d last, would be very fun. Being a kid, I hated being pictured, but now I enjoy both picturing others and being photographed myself. It’s just fun, being able to discover your aesthetic, artistic, and creative sense! You can peep my Instagram for some photography.

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Are you hungry yet?

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That’s me being creative, and trying to picture some biscuits like macaroons. Also, Fingernail game on point. *note the sarcasm*

2. Calligraphy

Learner and Doer of Calligraphy, personally Calligraphy is my stress bust for the day. I just like moving all those delicate brushes through the paper to bring out some beautiful piece of handwriting. It’s just something that one can never stop to develop.

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That’s a blending fail.

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This is a good one though. Again, fingernails are ugly.

3. Mandala drawing, Zentagle, Doodling

All these three are something that’ll make you creative beyond limit. At least that’s what I believe in. They’re super fun to do and something that you weave on the spot. I’ve started off with these quite recently, and find it extremely enjoyable.

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My first ever Mandala. Dear Mandala experts, I’m in for some criticising. There’s millions of ways I could improve.

4.Origami

I know you’re all like, “No! That’s for kids!”, but as far as it’s concerned, even adults can try it. It’s just fun, and a great way to play with paper.

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Here’s this cute origami bookmark that I made!

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And this one, by my brother! You can find the tutorial here.

5. Music/ Poetry/ Writing

I know they’re all different things, but honing just one of these skills is going to fun enough, and enjoyable, and turns out I’m into all of these.

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That’s some poetry by me.

Also, I’m writing something on Wattpad!

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Poetic rants.

Rants are a part of life. There’s nothing you can do about it. There’s actually something extremely intriguing about it. It’s how you do it that matters. Not why you’re doing it. Or even if there are opinions that conflict these.

So I found ways to doing this. And one way that really relieved me is either making poetry or reading. You can also find this on my Instagram.https://www.instagram.com/p/BXz7iuAFf69/

“Broken”

“Broken”- We’re all a little broken,

Broken in our own way,

But the last time I checked,

Broken crayons still color.
We’re all a little alone,

Aloned by people,

But you still have yourself,

To bring some cheer into your way.
We’re all a little hated,

Hated for our real,

But the last person I spoke to,

Told me I am loved.
We’re all a little jealous,

Jealous cause why not me?

But your time will come when you take chances.
We’re all a little joyful,

Joyful cause it’s life,

Live it and experience every emotion.

-Shashvathi S Hariharan

And then, she gave in;

Gave in her strength and stopped holding herself back.

She let those tears roll down her cheeks, those cheeks that had never been wet by tears.

As the water hit her face, she moaned. They collided and hit the floor

Invaluable and precious tears that could’ve shed for something better,

rather than this. – Shashvathi S Hariharan

“Strange”

Her soul was a strange one.

A mixture of the strangest, yet beautiful things.

Strange? What is strange? Strange  is falling in love with the unique things. Unique things that people don’t notice, notice the beauty in them.

She loved the gloom of the rain.

She loved the aftermath of rain- everything about it..

She loved books, the smell, the feel, the way she could escape reality.

She loved the eyes of people, the way each one could convey what it’s been through.

She was special, unique and strange yet beautiful.

She knew that beauty wasn’t on the outside,

It was on the inside, and the inside is what matters.

She was strange, yet beautiful on the inside.- Shashvathi S Hariharan

“Cared”

She just cared so much.

So much, for everything.

It was just part of her,

And that was why she got hurt.

People knew she cared, and they took her for granted.

She would bend down to give a hand and people would tread on her hand.

She knew she’d  have to change, but it’s easier said than done.

And then the day dawned, she’d had enough.

Sh told herself “Enough”.-Shashvathi S Hariharan

“Colors”

Our life is a surge of colors.

We are in ourself, a beautiful rainbow.

Have you seen a rainbow?

It’s beautiful! And, it’s made of a lot of colors.

Colors that depict beauhy of itself.

Sometimes, you’re a bright yellow, to light up someone’s day.

And then, sometimes you’re a pretty pink, just too beautiful to handle.

I’ma red too, too spicy and rude to be human.

But then there’s blue when you feel deep in the dumps.

And the worst feared- black.

I feel black, dark and lonely.

I feel alone.-Shashvathi S Hariharan

Extremes” and another one I didn’t name. Meh.

Have you ever noticed, sometimes in life you’re either gasping for breath either because you’re laughing way too hard or you’re crying way too hard. The extremes always leave you breathless.

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Sometimes I wished life was a lot simpler,

But I have come to understand that,

If life decided to collapse, it would collapse gracefully,

And rebuild itself with utmost strength.

Strength, that will uphold it next time. -Shashvathi S Hariharan

Sometimes life has come to a point, where crying, talking or poetry don’t mean anything more.

She took a deep breath.

It would be the last adventure of her life.

She let her feet slip,

And she soared.

She felt pumped once and for last.- Shashvathi S Hariharan.

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And then silence prevailed.

They got closer and closer. And almost everything had come to order.

She felt complete.-Shashvathi S Hariharan

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That’s not all. I’ve written lots of other which I’ve misplaced and will take 84 years to find. So the next blog I’d probably get more.

The Ultimate Playlist.

Music means a lot to me. I thought I should make a playlist- blog post cause every blog has one. These are some songs that truly mean something to me. So here you go!!

  • Cold- Maroon 5 ft.Future
  • Everyday- Ariana Grande ft. Future
  • Barcelona- Ed Sheeran
  • BO$$- Fifth Harmony
  • This is What You Came For- Calvin Harris ft. Rihanna
  • Castle On the Hill- Ed Sheeran
  • Something Just Like This- The Chainsmokers &The Coldplay
  • All We Know- The Chainsmokers ft. Phoebe Ryan
  • Closer- The Chainsmokers ft. Halsey
  • Don’t let me down- The Chainsmokers ft. Daya
  • Nancy Mulligan- Ed Sheeran
  • History- One Direction
  • Paris- The Chainsmokers
  • Setting Fires- The Chainsmokers
  • Let me Love you- D J Snake ft. Justin Bieber
  • Drag Me Down- One Direction
  • Story of my life- One Direction
  • Love me like you so- Ellie Goulding
  • Miss Movin’ on- Fifth Harmony
  • Sledgehammer- Fifth Harmony
  • That’s my girl- Fifth Harmony
  • Galway Girl- Fifth Harmony
  • I Don’t Wanna Live Forever- ZAYN, Taylor Swift
  • I hate you, I love you- Gnash ft. Olivia O’ Brian
  • Just Hold on- Steve Aoki, Louis Tomlinson
  • Baby- Justin Bieber ft. Ludacris ( You gotta forgive me for this. I don’t know why I like it. It’s probably because, he sounds like a girl, or because it’s about First Love.)
  • Sorry- Justin Bieber
  • Chained to the Rhythm- Katy Perry ft. Skip Marley
  • Firework- Katy Perry
  • Rise- Katy Perry ( Okay, this song’s got some serious stuff. It inspires me more than anything.)
  • Hot N Cold- Katy Perry
  • This is How We Do- Katy Perry
  • It Ain’t me- Kygo, Selena Gomez
  • First Time- Kygo, Ellie Goulding
  • Lean On- D J Snake & major Lazer ft. MØ
  • Bad Things- Machine Gun Kelly, Camila Cabello ( This song means hella a lot to me. It’s really close to me and gets to me to my highest and extreme most emotions)
  • Down- Marian Hill
  • Me Too- Meghan Trainor ( Yeah, nice quirky song to get your spirits up in the morning)
  • I’m a Lady- Meghan Trainor
  • Confident- Demi Lovato (Aaah..another of those beautiful inspirational ones)
  • We Don’t Talk Anymore- Charlie Puth ft. Selena Gomez
  • Heart Attack- Demi Lovato
  • Soap- Melanie Martinez
  • Dollhouse- Melanie Martinez
  • Best​ Song Ever- One Direction
  • Sugar- Maroon 5
  • Uptown Funk- Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars
  • That’s What I Like- Bruno Mars
  • Reflection- Fifth Harmony
  • Work- Rihanna
  • Only You- Selena Gomez
  • Same old Love- Selena Gomez
  • Try Everything- Shakira
  • I’m in Love with a Monster- Fifth Harmony ( Yaaay! This is one of those good vibe songs I love and is also one of my all- time-favourites. I can listen to it at any mood.)
  • Shape Of You- Ed Sheeran ( Aah, one more of those all- time- favourites and good vibe ones.)
  • I Know What You Did Last Summer- Shawn Mendes, Camila Cabello
  • Treat You Better- Shawn Mendes
  • Bad Blood- Taylor Swift
  • Red- Taylor Swift
  • Begin Again- Taylor Swift
  • 22- Taylor Swift
  • Shake it Off- Taylor Swift
  • Blank Space- Taylor Swift
  • Everything Has Changed- Taylor Swift ft. Ed Sheeran
  • Sign Of The Times- Harry Styles
  • We are Never Ever Getting Back Together- Taylor Swift
  • I Knew You Were Trouble- Taylor Swift ( ALERT: DEEP EMOTIONS)
  • Worth it – Fifth Harmony ft. Kid Ink
  • Work From Home- Fifth Harmony ft. TY Dolla $ign
  • Stay- Zedd, Alessia Cara
  • New Man- Ed Sheeran

Okay, this is probably ultimate playlist and I know I probably left some of YOUR favorite songs. If I did, just notify me. And, BTW, I didn’t put *all* of my favorite songs in this either. I’ve only put some of my recent favorite most. So I would sure be making edits. Stay tuned.

My twin who’s taller than me.

Okay, so this blog is inspired by bhanavcom.wordpress.com

And yes, Shruti, this blog is about you. The first time I probably met Shruti, we weren’t on very good terms. I met her first in fifth grade.

In fifth grade, I was the boss. I mean, I don’t know why, but I felt like that. So one day, a few people introduced me to Shruti, and I was like “Hey there, you’re quite tall.” Okay, probably I didn’t say that exactly, but at least that’s what occurred to me.

I was this kid who was just the right height for my fifth grade, and then Shruti came hopping along, leaving me doubting her age. In fifth grade, she kinda looked like eighth grade.

So yep, now me, Shruti, Pranavi (the longest BFF I’ve ever had) and Vaishnavi, one more nerd from the other classes sat together. We struck upon this awesome idea and named our group “Fantastic Four.” One more odd thing I noticed was, all our names ended with the letter “I”.

So we measured papers and wrote “Fantastic Four” in beautiful handwriting and stuck them to the back of our ID cards. Okay, I remember quite well, this actually turned into a trend in my school later. All the boys seemed to like this idea very much, and then they stuck papers that said stuff like ‘Ninja Boys’, ‘We are the second One Direction’, and all those stuff.  (Now you see why I felt like a boss. My ideas were appreciated maybe a little too much….I’m actually LMAO now.)

And then, you see Shruti and Vaishnavi didn’t like each other very much. This became a problem. Well, they fought a lot, shooting out mean comments at each other. And I eventually intervened, calming them down and I ended up getting in fight too..LOL

And then, I was praying, to not be in the same class as Shruti. Well, Murphy’s law decided to kick in and we were in the same class. HAHAHAHA. We fought like hell. Nope. We were hell. To the other students. Guess what?? Shruti and me were in the same group as well for our group projects, and we both were leaders for the group. It’s best to imagine the rest.

One of our teachers, actually said this. “Shruti and Shashvathi don’t get on very well, do they??” And well, you see we didn’t actually like that comment very much. So we were like “Nope, we are actually really alike, that actually causes a lot of brawling between us.”

Which was actually the truth. We were extremely alike. We shared interests in every damn thing. Music, literature, books, writing, poetry, and what not? Name it, and we’d be like, yup, I like that. And then we’d give each other the death stare. And then we’d be like ” You too?” and burst out laughing.

Okay, about music. Music is our bae. We love music. We actually share songs in school. We also sing them, when we’re bored. Yup, I remember one incident when we were singing one of our favourite pop songs, and this dude, who was our friend, was like “Ma’am, two people are singing some horrible English songs out there.” I still laugh for that joke.

Okay, both of us go to classical music classes. And we the pitch in music  is called “Shruthi”. I remember this one time, when she was like “My teacher was like what’s wrong with Shruthi, (something was wrong with the pitch) and I was like nothing’s wrong with me.”( It’s okay, if you didn’t get the joke)Well, I love her sense of humor. I love mine too. We are sass queens. We sass people off like hell. Sometimes, we sass each other out.

Shruti’s favourite buzzwords (which eventually turn out to be mine too.)

“DUH.”

“Dude, shut up”

“What an asshole!”

“Hole”

“LOL”

Teacher: What are whole numbers?

Me& Shruti: *muffled giggles* (actually me and Shruti have an internal joke about ‘holes’)

*laughing until you cry*

*slaps thighs*

“Wow, sooo funny.” *whispers to me* “Is that even a joke?”

*Sass*

*Sarcasm*

Okay, now I have to get moving, she’s coming over!!!