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Making friends with a Snake – Part 3

Making friends with a Snake – Part 3 »

While my brother felt dizzy, my grandparents quickly rushed to us and my grandfather tied a rope tightly on my brother’s thighs. He

Making friends with a Snake – Part 2

Making friends with a Snake – Part 2 »

He rose early and cleaned the house and performed a two hour puja, before going to the temple for his daily services as

Making friends with a Snake – Part 1 »

As the ten foot snake graciously slithered on the coconut orchard, my heart skipped a beat. But oddly, I kept looking at him

Lessons on a train journey – Part 3

Lessons on a train journey – Part 3 »

During another journey, I met Vasudev, a coast guard officer. I wondered how his job was different from that of a naval officer.

Lessons on a train journey – Part 2

Lessons on a train journey – Part 2 »

“Oh that would be dishonest, isn’t it?” he humbly protested. “I am simply an attendant, a private employee who takes care of the

Lessons on a train journey – Part 1

Lessons on a train journey – Part 1 »

Modern education is not synonymous with human culture or healthy value systems. I have heard of a highly educated MBA grad from the

Pleasure of giving-Part 3

Pleasure of giving-Part 3 »

It didn’t take me long to understand what had caused this transformation. During Aki’s earlier stay in Mumbai, he had no idea what

Pleasure of giving-Part 2

Pleasure of giving-Part 2 »

“You have given me a wonderful opportunity to serve such a nice person like yourself. As for me, I am content living in

Pleasure of giving-Part 1

Pleasure of giving-Part 1 »

“For it is in giving that we receive.”

–    Saint Francis of Assisi (One of the most revered Christian preachers, from 12th century

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