You have to feed your mind daily with the good, clean, pure, powerful and positive Zig Ziglar Do you get scared while walking in a crowded street or traveling in a cab, waiting for the lift, to open the door when it rings unexpectedly? Do you often suspect or doubt new/known people you meet? Do... Continue Reading →
What do you see, weeds or plants?
Weeds are flowers too, once you get to know them.A A Milne A day after the lockdown period, I was sitting and watching the garden from my balcony. For a long time, no one worked in that garden but suddenly found that people were removing the plants from there. I did not understand why are... Continue Reading →
Each one can reach one
We can't help everyone, but everyone can help someone.Ronald Regan I was reading a small story, a Zen story. Once, two travelers in the desert had lost their ways. They were hungry, thirsty, and too tired to walk anymore. They reached an intimidating wall-like structure. It camouflaged in the dunes of the desert and was... Continue Reading →
Thank you 2021
It is time to say goodbye to 2021 and welcome 2022 with renewed vigor and hope.It was a year to remember or to forget! Difficult to decide where it belongs. We may keep it in mind for many more years than needed due to the disasters it brought. But the question is, should we remember... Continue Reading →
Could you smile please!
In 2018, I wrote about the masks, Are you wearing a mask? I had written it figuratively to indicate how the adults' camouflage to get adapt to the situations. At that time, I didn't even dream of situations where masks are worn literally by most of the population. Those were the days when we could see... Continue Reading →
Are you counting apples or seeds?
We can easily count the seeds in an apple, but not possible to count the apples in a seed.-Unknown I came across this quote while listening a recorded talk by Dr. Wayne Dyer. Astonished by the truth and the simplest way it conveys the profound thoughts. We have learned from our childhood about countable nouns... Continue Reading →
Which color do you have?
March is a month of colors. When nature blooms with colorful flowers and fresh leaves, we get ready to embrace the festivities that come along. The first big festival is Holi, the celebration of colors. Many mythological events are associated with it. It is the festival of forgiveness, love, joy, and the triumph of good... Continue Reading →
Dear March – Come in
Where flowers bloom,So does HopeLady Bird Johnson The arrival of spring comes with hope. The earth presses the refresh button to shake off the blues of winter to welcome the baby leaves that would brighten the trees, the buds which would paint the world around us. Yes, the year 2021 is moving swiftly, and two... Continue Reading →
You can heal your life – Beliefs
As the year is unfolding itself, my reading list is growing. I have completed a book and started two books from the list. The third book arrives in my hand. A casual talk with my friend in an evening turned into a philosophical discussion that went on for hours. That's the beauty of face to... Continue Reading →
Stepping into a new bunch of 365 days
The new year is a blank book. The pen is in your hands,it is your chance to write a beautiful story for yourself.Happy New Year! The year 2020 that came with a bang a year back has moved on. Not sure whether the year has moved on or we are moving on by leaving the... Continue Reading →
To go or not goCan I do it or notDo I have time or notPending tasks are hauntingDuties are bounding.Want to go thereBut not able to startSo many reasons to goMany more reasons to not to go...How long can I stand here?Legs are in painFeel everything is a vainNot able to decideBackward or forward? ---Anitha... Continue Reading →
What is your Golden Window?
All our knowledge has its origins in our perceptions. Leonardo da Vinci I came across a small story about a house with a golden window. Quite an interesting story and thought many of us could relate it with different things in our life. A little girl was living in a country house. She was quite... Continue Reading →
The wheel of life, for a plant
Gardening is a meditative experience for me that blocks my mind from external disturbances. It is a way of self-care to rejuvenate us, while the body gets some exercise, the mind becomes calmer without outer distractions. Sharing an example of the plant life cycle I witnessed in the past few months. It is an enriching... Continue Reading →
A walk through
24th March 2020, A New Beginning “The promise of spring’s arrival is enough to get anyone through the bitter winter!”— Jen Selinsky In the days of uncertainty, only one thing is sure. We have to brave the 21 days of lock-down! We could be happy, sad, scared, anxious, or panic. We do not have any... Continue Reading →
When we have constraints to go out, we could do many things that are pending and we keep postponing as it is not urgent. That's how it happened to my little balcony garden. Though I was watering to keep them alive and appreciate the fruits and flowers, I could not spend more time to make... Continue Reading →
Happy International Women’s Day! International Women's day is an opportunity to look at the achievements, challenges, contributions, problems & issues, and many more things related to women. It is a time to discuss this topic at various forums. It is a diverse world. A very few percentages of women are scaling the heights in their... Continue Reading →