In a country full of traditional folk art, Indian classical dances and culture, Western dance forms like ballet are still quite unpopular and rare to find. Being a dancer all throughout my life, it was only very late that I understood ballet and it's importance - why ballet is such an important learning and disciplinary tool for every dancer, and that it has great potential in a country which has the second highest population in the world.
Mothership Self Care was born out of us wanting to commit to our own self care in ways that felt luxurious and therapeutic without costing a fortune. We had a hard time finding natural beauty products that were both effective and made a profound difference in how we felt. So, we decided to make our dream products ourselves.
When I was little, I would wear my mother’s jewelry and carry her purse, of course she would scream, go and keep it! But I didn’t care. I was fascinated and intrigued by how beautiful they were and how [accessories] made every outfit different. When I became an adult, I would tell my friends, “one day I’ll own a jewelry shop”, but I didn’t know how to go about it. A few years ago, I resigned from the firm I worked with. My employer owed me months of salary and I was devastated. I had no idea what to do, then it hit me, I ought to pursue this dream. So I begun - with just $10 dollars.
Growing up, all my family ever discussed was growth. How to grow our businesses, how to grow ourselves and how to be impactful members in the community. I went to school for Communications and Broadcast Journalism, but did not feel fulfilled, as I wanted more creative freedom. I decided to pursue a corporate career in Marketing. I felt trapped and unable to express my ideas, or create a true impact…