Relationships & Compassion, Soul Searching

In your daily rush to get things done, what are you forgetting?

My personal laptop is close to ancient - it's 5 years old. That's as good as ancient in today's world of upgrading laptops and phones the moment a new version comes out. It's heavy and honestly looks like a brick. But, I've kept it with me all these years and I'm never going to get… Continue reading In your daily rush to get things done, what are you forgetting?

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Relationships & Compassion, Soul Searching

The Role of Others in Your Life May Never be Truly Appreciated, but Should At Least be Acknowledged

When I look back at my life, I notice that my major achievements were the result of the push I received from family and friends. Often, I hear people say that they don’t know how they achieved something. It must have been luck, timing, talent or sheer diligence. But, what about people.? The people around… Continue reading The Role of Others in Your Life May Never be Truly Appreciated, but Should At Least be Acknowledged

Relationships & Compassion, Soul Searching

See the good in the bad, or else every moment is an apocalypse

If you watch the news closely, you'll think that the Apocalypse is headed our way. It sure seems that way, with floods everywhere and terror attacks everywhere else. It may seem like there's no hope for mankind anymore. Climate change has finally hit us. It's not just a textbook term anywhere. On the other hand,… Continue reading See the good in the bad, or else every moment is an apocalypse

Habits, Soul Searching

Why are we obsessed with quizzes which tell us what type of bread we are?

If my Facebook feed is supposed to be a representation of the type of topics I am interested in, I must say my interests seem to be quite questionable. Lately I see my news feed has been taken over by quizzes. There are the typical posts from people who have taken the popular quiz to see… Continue reading Why are we obsessed with quizzes which tell us what type of bread we are?

Habits, Soul Searching

Why learning something is often less painful than complaining about learning it

I don’t know how to drape a sari and hence, dressing up for weddings is often painful. The pain usually kicks in before weddings. The cycle begins with me complaining about not knowing how to drape a sari and moaning that no one really taught me (our mothers were also never taught just for the… Continue reading Why learning something is often less painful than complaining about learning it