The other day, my son had his annual sports day in school. He had won the heat and was selected for the final race. However, he was unable to secure any position and stood fourth (or maybe fifth, sixth, seventh) in the final tally. Obviously, he couldn’t step up on the victory stand and wear … Continue reading Winning or Ubuntu?
My mother always said, “bobar shotru nei” (A person who cannot speak has no enemy). What she meant to say was that often we create enemies through our words and therefore if we can stay silent we can avoid a lot of clashes. During a fight when we are angry we often say words that … Continue reading The Art of Pause #FridayReflections
I never seek quantity but quality in friendship. To me, friendship is a sacred pact that should involve two honest individuals. I need a deep emotional connection to maintain a friendship. I am not the type of person who would meet some random person in a party, then click a selfie and post it on … Continue reading Signs of a Fake Friend #20DayChallenge
Today is the second day of my 20 Day Challenge. The first day of my challenge was pretty good. I read a book, watched the movie Tamasha, played with my son and also told him the story of The Ramayana. Phew!!! Great achievement. I also ate no sugar but couldn't manage to exercise as I … Continue reading Self Love- My 20 Day Challenge
“The past can hurt. But the way I see it, you can either run from it, or learn from it.” – The Lion King Dear Me, When you look back at your past what do you see? Do you see pain and sadness or laughter and happiness? Perhaps you see a mix of both. I … Continue reading Letter to Me #WTFOW 2018
Replacing Grudge with Gratitude: It took me four decades to learn to count my blessings. I always used to only count the negatives in life, the bad things that happened to me and always overlooked the good things that happened. However, thankfully now I am slowly learning to appreciate the blessings. The more I am … Continue reading Things I was Grateful for in March
My mother always used to say that I have no good habits. I guess most Indian mothers love to think that their offspring are ‘good for nothing’. However, irrespective of her lack of confidence in me, I developed quite a few good habits. These good habits were not picked up in a day. They were … Continue reading 5 Good Habits for a Grateful and Positive Life #MondayMusings
February was an immensely busy month in terms of work and blogging. This month was also a month of gratitude. A couple of my posts were greatly appreciated by my readers. Through my post Introvert Vs Extrovert I could connect to quite a few other introverts in the blogging world. Honestly, when I wrote the … Continue reading Gratitude List- February 2018
Have you ever seen a cobweb in someone else’s home, a restaurant, or anywhere and felt like cleaning it? Have you ever gone to a friend’s house and seen dust on her centre table and felt a pressing need to dust it? Have you ever not been able to fall asleep because you had not … Continue reading ATAXOPHOBIA- Disorder or Good Habit?