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Driving – pain or pleasure

August 31, 2012 by

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One of my friends is an NRI from Australia. Driving in India has never been a pleasure for him as it is for many others. He complained about everything while on the wheels, right from the road rules to the space not maintained between the vehicles to the attitude of the other drivers. He detested […]

Moral of the story is….

August 31, 2012 by

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How many times have we heard someone saying…’and the moral of the story is’. When I tell stories to children, I really don’t tell them the morals. Instead I ask them what did they like about the story, what did they understand from the story etc.? They come up with so many inputs that they […]

How badly do we need it?

August 30, 2012 by

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My friend Reshma was excited to share an observation with me. Reshma had decided to purchase a four wheeler to ease the pressure of commuting to her work place. Reshma’s husband used to drop & pick her up but could not do so anymore due to the change in their work timings. Reshma & her hubby sat […]

Hesitation – a hindrance factor

August 30, 2012 by

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Had the opportunity to mingle with a new group. And the first hindrance factor for everyone with a new environment is hesitation. I was no exception. I was roped into a new community. Felt something wasn’t perfect and figured out something too. But just like every other time was hesitant on how to convey it. […]

Affirmations

August 30, 2012 by

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I have seen my Life change right in front of me, using affirmations. What is an affirmation? Affirmation is a positive statement in the present tense with a pronoun I. My Life was so different before I started affirming. I was introduced to affirmations a few years ago. However, it did not sink in until […]

A day in the life of Ichha

August 29, 2012 by

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Ichha’s day begins at four in the morning, cooking a frugal meal for her family, of which she probably will get only leftovers for herself. Without stopping to rest, she hurries to the market where she spends the rest of the day selling flowers with her siblings. At another location, it is noon and Ichha […]

Subway stress

August 29, 2012 by

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You need to make a lot of decisions to have your sandwich at a subway. The type of bread – Italian, White, Wheat, Honey Oat, Hearty Italian;  Size of bread – 6 inch or a foot long bread; vegetables – be very specific like ‘light lettuce’ because telling the worker that you want pepper doesn’t […]