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The Culture Shock – Part 4

The Culture Shock – Part 4 »

“No,” my friend said reassuringly, “He has designed food to open up from a basket at home that’s monitored through a remote in

The Culture Shock – Part 3

The Culture Shock – Part 3 »

I tried to appear unaffected. “Well, this is common in India as well. We accept it as part of our life” I said,

The Culture Shock – Part 2

The Culture Shock – Part 2 »

“My daughter is a serious concern; I need guidance on how to deal with her” Paula said, while Harry nodded.

The Culture Shock – Part 1

The Culture Shock – Part 1 »

“The bird that would soar above the plain of prejudice must have strong wings.”

–    Kate Chopin (American author of the nineteenth

From Selfishness to Self – care – an honest man’s journey – Part – 2

From Selfishness to Self – care – an honest man’s journey – Part – 2 »

Self- care is different from being Selfish If you ignore your finances, exercise or happiness because you think you’ll then get

From Selfishness to Self – care – an honest man’s journey – Part – 1

From Selfishness to Self – care – an honest man’s journey – Part – 1 »

“When the well’s dry we know the worth of water” –    Benjamin Franklin (one of the founding fathers of U.S.A) Anup Kekatpure,

WhatsApp – handle with care! – Part – 4

WhatsApp – handle with care! – Part – 4 »

One practice I have now adopted is to pick up the phone second thing in the morning. The first and

WhatsApp – handle with care! – Part – 3

WhatsApp – handle with care! – Part – 3 »

It’s been a year now since the tragedy, and slowly she is recovering from the depression. The incident not only

WhatsApp – handle with care! – Part – 2

WhatsApp – handle with care! – Part – 2 »

Then the ladies revealed that Kripa had fallen from the first-floor balcony; the following day they said it was the

WhatsApp – handle with care! – Part – 1

WhatsApp – handle with care! – Part – 1 »

“The pen that writes your life story must be held in your own hand.”

–    Irene C. Kassorla (American psychologist,

Humility determines your Success and Self-worth – Part 4

Humility determines your Success and Self-worth – Part 4 »

The story below highlights the need to cultivate humility even amidst success. A kind-hearted wealthy man once saw a young orphan

Humility determines your Success and Self-worth – Part 3

Humility determines your Success and Self-worth – Part 3 »

Humility is the foundation If Milo had attempted to lift a full-sized bull on the first day, what chances he’d have

Humility determines your Success and Self-worth – Part 2

Humility determines your Success and Self-worth – Part 2 »

There are other budding sportsmen who never fully realize their potential because they think it’s not worth it; the competition is

Humility determines your Success and Self-worth – Part 1

Humility determines your Success and Self-worth – Part 1 »

“Pride must die in you or nothing of heaven can live in you.” –    Andrew Murray (19th-century South African writer and Christian

From Worry to Right Action

From Worry to Right Action »

“That the birds of worry fly over your head, this you cannot change, but that they build nests in your hair,

Share your Care – Part 2

Share your Care – Part 2 »

Sruti is Sravan’s older sister by two years. I asked Mayank why his son wants his sister now. He replied matter

Share your Care – Part 1

Share your Care – Part 1 »

“You are forgiven for your happiness and success only if you generously consent to share them.” –         Albert Camus (French Philosopher and

From Humdrum to Bliss

From Humdrum to Bliss »

“There are no uninteresting things, only uninterested people.” –         G.K. Chesterton (popular English writer, poet and philosopher of the early twentieth century)

Three levels of Practical spirituality – Part 3

Three levels of Practical spirituality – Part 3 »

Daily application at the Three levels – I, He, and God

Practically speaking this is what I did: at

Three levels of Practical spirituality – Part 2

Three levels of Practical spirituality – Part 2 »

Third level – Moving from specific to abstract       

The third level of a spiritual experience is when we move

Three levels of Practical spirituality – Part 1

Three levels of Practical spirituality – Part 1 »

“May noble thoughts come to us from all sides.”

–          Rig Veda (Ancient Indian scripture)

When we moan about

The daily miracles – Part 2

The daily miracles – Part 2 »

If the prime minister walks into a room and there is an opportunity to associate with him and get tangible

The daily miracles – Part 1

The daily miracles – Part 1 »

“Just because you can explain it doesn’t mean it’s not still a miracle.”

–         Terry Pratchet (English Author of comical

Are your feelings yours?

Are your feelings yours? »

Do you feel emotions fully, and more importantly are they yours?

Or is it that others’ concerns, activities, and comments

Propaganda- the challenge to a life of Purpose – Part 3

Propaganda- the challenge to a life of Purpose – Part 3 »

We are exposed

We may claim to have a mission in life, but it could very well be somebody

Propaganda – the challenge to a life of Purpose – Part 2

Propaganda – the challenge to a life of Purpose – Part 2 »

1.     Propaganda – Beware!

The inner search to find our true north is in itself fulfilling, and once we have

Propaganda – the challenge to a life of Purpose – Part 1

Propaganda – the challenge to a life of Purpose – Part 1 »

“I am not who you think I am; I am not who I think I am; I am who I

Death- a springboard for freedom – Part 2

Death- a springboard for freedom – Part 2 »

Unlike Mr. Rehman who was allowed to use facilities for some time even after retirement, we are disdainfully stripped off all

Death- a springboard for freedom – Part 1

Death- a springboard for freedom – Part 1 »

“Preparing for death is one of the most empowering things you can do. Thinking about death clarifies your life.” – Candy

Do you seek Greatness or Authenticity? – Part 6

Do you seek Greatness or Authenticity? – Part 6 »

But what about the love and support that you need?

Yes, we do have a social need – we are humans after

Do you seek Greatness or Authenticity? – Part 5

Do you seek Greatness or Authenticity? – Part 5 »

What do we need to leave a legacy?

To leave a legacy, you don’t need recognition; you only need a

Do you seek Greatness or Authenticity? –  Part 4

Do you seek Greatness or Authenticity? – Part 4 »

Let’s celebrate our ordinariness

Next time someone tells you to unleash the Hanuman within yourself, ask instead if he

Do you seek Greatness or Authenticity? – Part 3

Do you seek Greatness or Authenticity? – Part 3 »

Be honest- know your capacity

In the Ramayana, the monkey soldiers of Sugriva analyzed how they would jump over the ocean to

Do you seek Greatness or Authenticity? –  Part 2

Do you seek Greatness or Authenticity? – Part 2 »

Obsession with greatness

Our obsession with extraordinary success and fame blinds us to the simple and ordinary pleasures of life. Our reckless

Do you seek Greatness or Authenticity? – Part 1

Do you seek Greatness or Authenticity? – Part 1 »

“Be yourself – not your idea of what you think somebody else’s idea of yourself should be.” –  Henry David Thoreau (American

Death-inevitable but Living- Optional – Part 4

Death-inevitable but Living- Optional – Part 4 »

As a wise person said even good men must die, but death cannot kill their names. Cory has etched a name

Death-inevitable but Living- Optional – Part 3

Death-inevitable but Living- Optional – Part 3 »

When she died in 2009, the world mourned and applauded her contributions.

While living, she was fearless even amidst half a

Death-inevitable but Living- Optional – Part 2

Death-inevitable but Living- Optional – Part 2 »

Benigno Aquino led the crusade against the couple’s dictatorship of over two decades. His popularity soared, and the citizens saw in him,

Death-inevitable but Living- Optional – Part 1

Death-inevitable but Living- Optional – Part 1 »

“While I thought I was learning to live, I have been learning how to die.”

– Leonardo da Vinci (an Italian scientist

Know your Needs and Feelings – Part 3

Know your Needs and Feelings – Part 3 »

Connect to your Feelings and Needs

I pointed to the card on the table and asked him to see it.

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