‘Thank You’

30th September, 2023  Good morning & wish you a blessed Weekend. Sometimes we just need to stop in the midst of it all. Take a moment, Take a breath & be grateful, For no matter what’s going on in our life, we’re still here, We’re still breathing & We still get another chance to get […]

‘The Shinkansen Effect’

29th September, 2023  In the midst of the post-war economic miracle, the Japanese government issued direct orders to JR (Japan Railways) to find a quicker way to connect Tokyo with Osaka. A few months later, the JR engineers presented a proposal for a train that would travel at an average speed of 100 km/h. This […]

Ganpati Visarjan!

28th September, 2023  Ten days after welcoming Lord Ganesha to our homes on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi, devotees bid adieu to Ganesh idols on the day of Anant Chaturdashi. Ganesh Visarjan reminds one of the cosmic cycles of creation and dissolution. The Deity made of ‘Mitti,’ earth, returns to earth by dissolving in water. […]

‘Lessons from Sports’

27th September, 2023 With the Asian Games going on & the nation getting ready for the Cricket World Cup, I am reminded of a chat I has with a friend recently. One of my friends asked “Why do you pay so much money for your son to do all his sports”? Well, I have a […]

 ‘Work – life Balance Cont’d’

26th September, 2023 What does work-life balance actually mean? Ask five different people, and you’ll get five different answers. None of us want to become slaves to our work. We want to live our lives to the fullest, and we like to think that if we seek “balance,” we will find peace, contentment and perhaps […]

The Trade-off?

25th September, 2023  Continuing with the theme of Work – Life balance, For his book, ‘30 Lessons for Living: Tried and True Advice from the Wisest Americans,’ Professor Karl Pillemer interviewed thousands of people over the age of 65 to figure out what lessons they had for the younger people. The most glaring detail from […]

Work – Life Balance

24th September, 2023 Most of us will spend a massive percentage of our time at work. We let it take over and feed into all aspects of our lives. Bearing this in mind it is essential to find the right balance and implement it in our workplace. This will allow us to switch off from […]

’Lessons from F Words!’

23rd September, 2023 Take this simple test. Read the sentence below, and see how many Fs you can find: FINISHED FILES ARE THE RESULT OF YEARS OF SCIENTIFIC STUDY COMBINED WITH THE EXPERIENCE OF YEARS. So how many did you count? Three? Four? Or five? If you counted six, congratulations. You are a genius. In […]

‘Stay Positive’

22nd September, 2023 I Came across this beautiful piece of writing to overcome negativity bias & hence sharing. “What I advise you to do is, not to be unhappy before the crisis comes; since it may be that the dangers before which you paled as if they were threatening you, will never come upon you; […]

‘The Myth of The Moon and Lord Ganesha’

21st September, 2023 There is a popular superstition that advises people not to look at the moon on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi. It is believed that the person who looks at the moon on Ganesh Chaturthi will fall victim to Mithya Kalank or Mithya Dosha which means that the person who does Chandra Darshan […]