Conversations

Image: pixabay A conversation is so much more than words: a conversation is eyes, smiles, and the silence between words. -Annika Thor I was reading some thoughts on how suffocated people are, with their emotions and how everyone is holding back their vulnerabilities to maintain the social image of a happy person. This made me... Continue Reading →

A peek into the past and future

Photo: Prashanth Hegde This photo is taken at Purana Qila at Delhi. It is a location that is loaded with a history of many centuries and an array of rulers. The fort has seen it all, braved and survived. It is standing neutrally and giving us the options to see and think with an open-mind.... Continue Reading →

A journey towards the encore

- Part of Little things of joy series What do you see in this picture? A bright image with beautiful mandalas overlapping each other? Observe this cheerful picture, try to focus on one mandala. Suddenly other ones start drawing your attention. It could become an overwhelming task to stare at the image for a longer... Continue Reading →

Top view

Early morning, Golden horizon and limitless soft bouncy clouds, gradually they moved away to enlighten us with a different view. There was a little time left for landing in Port Blair, just peeped out of the window. A breathtaking view! Rich green forests with the border of golden sands that laced with the white dashing... Continue Reading →

What to write?

At times, deciding on the topic for the blog could become exhausting and overwhelming. That's what I am facing now. Image: Pixabay It feels like different topics are bombarding me to pick up and write and my mind is going blank with too many options in hand. To make this task easier, I have tried... Continue Reading →

Balance for Better

Look at the picture, what does it remind you? To-do list at work or the one on the fridge door? Or the shopping list or clothes/plates piled up for a wash or papers stacked on the table that should be taken care of or the major responsibilities that you are holding on your shoulders? This... Continue Reading →

Renaissance

—Part of Reinvent series Transformation and Reinventing could come from many different angles. Each one may have their own reason for reinventing. Last time I had written about Trekking where reinventing was to add more liveliness to life and to explore self-interest in a new area. However, this time I have a story where reinventing... Continue Reading →

Panchatantra Series

Image: Multiple sources Stories are magical, they carry us to another vibrant world. They allow us to create wonderful characters and color them with our imagination. Stories are very important, especially for kids. Telling stories to kids is a nice experience that improves the bonding between kids and parents and opens up conversations. Storytelling could... Continue Reading →

What are you talking to yourself?

Image source: pngtree It's what we whisper ourselves that has the most power. How do you talk to yourself? Are you talking consciously or in an autopilot mode? Whether you call it as inner dialogues or inner critic or self-talk, do you pause and observe that talk? While working on mundane tasks and chores, it... Continue Reading →

Strive to Thrive

The strong find a way to survive...and THRIVE!Billey Cox This photo was captured by my husband on our recent visit to the Howrah natural bridge in Neill Island. Still I could feel the sea breeze, salty-humid air, tickling touch of fishes, splashing waves on my feet, small scratches by the coral rocks. With warm people,... Continue Reading →

Is there any limit to human cruelty?

Model of the Cellular Jail in Andaman In the serene island of Andaman, surrounded by beautiful beach and lovely blue ocean water, there lies an architectural marvel. A historical building with seven wings radiated from the tower in straight lines, much like the spokes of a bicycle wheel. Though it carries only three wings now,... Continue Reading →

Little things of joy

This journey is yours, enjoy each and every step. Human tendency is to look for more...whatever we have, we want to have little more of it. This kind of thinking in terms of materialistic things could be considered as greed. However when we look for little more joy, inner peace, calmness, kindness, generosity and other... Continue Reading →

Which way to go?

Happiness is not the absence of problems, but the ability to deal with them. Charles de Montesquieu Image: Pexels Every living beings have some or other problems to deal with. Even the animals, insects, plants and micro organisms have their own share of issues to survive. Sometimes, we are the threat for many them and... Continue Reading →

Hooping

  ---Little things of joy There are many things in our life which gives us joy more than the bigger goals for which we need to work for longer duration. It may be some hobbies for recreations, activities for fitness, self care routines, catch-up with friends, cooking/backing, crafting, sewing, embroidery, spending pleasant time with family or friends, helping... Continue Reading →

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