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Thursday, December 8, 2022
Last weekend I was casually going through my bucket list. I felt bad as I could not carry through any of that this year. I decided to do at least one item in the list before the year goes the...
I t has been a while now! Sorry for the long absence. I couldn't write anything for the last one month. It wasn't just 'writer's block'. It was a mixture of so many things. Due to unavoidable reasons, I...
How many of you have had a childhood hobby of collecting things? Each stage in our life we love to collect different things. During my childhood, I used to collect broken pieces of colourful glass bangles, mayilpeeli (peacock feather),...
My maid keeps talking while working. She talks mainly about all that happened the previous day, her teenage son (who wanders around after school hours and goes home late), her financial conditions, how her sisters-in-law cheated her in various...
Friendship is something I value a lot in my life.  I recently read that everyone must have some 'specific' types of friends. That made me think about the 'must-have' friends I need to have especially during this phase of...
The year 2017 was the first new year in my life which I started without my Papa, my beloved father. He was my guru, mentor, friend, advisor, in short, everything. The year started after 4 months and 2 days...
Everyone has bad habits. None of us are comfortable hearing about them from others. From our childhood, we are conditioned to believe that we have to break all our bad habits. The other day I was talking to a...
Dear younger self, You just celebrated your 20th birthday in October! You must be wondering who I am. Don't be surprised; I am just you, but an older and, hopefully, wiser version. However, I think you are more fun -...
When was the last time you felt stress? How did you respond to it? When was the first time you felt stress? Do you remember the reason? Stress has always been part and parcel of my life. I feel the...
How many of you have stage fright? I used to have it even though I used to participate in cultural programs, especially solo dance programmes, till high school. I badly wanted to get rid of it but had no...