Finding the rhythm of your life

This paragraph is from Like the Flowing River written by one of my favorite authors, Paulo Coelho. This paragraph illustrates what a lady had once told him. It is about how she managed her pilgrimage at her own pace. Isn't this true for all of us in our journey of life? With the acute peer pressure and... Continue Reading →

Procrastination

Oops, I have not written anything for a long time. About 20 drafts are sitting and waiting for me to show up and release them from the storage. It looks like the time hasn't come for them yet! However, I could push a blog to mention coming back to writing so that I get started.... Continue Reading →

Coming Back

It's been a long time before logging into WordPress. The editor looks different! Life has its way keeps us busy how we take it is up to us. Ups and downs are part of our life, felt I have almost stopped writing blogs. As I could not write, I started with my reading list. The... 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 →

How are you doing?

A rainy Sunday with mundane weekend tasks was pushing me down with a thought that I have not done anything worthwhile. Out of the blue, while surfing the internet, I came across this poem that made my day. Laura has written so well that the poem needs no further explanation. It boosted my morale and... Continue Reading →

Uphill task

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 →

The way

Why do we get into conflicts? We come across different kinds of problems with different people. Almost every day we face situations that make us get angry/upset/uncomfortable with people around us. It could happen with friends, neighbors, parents, spouse, children, colleagues, managers, subordinates, helpers, fellow driver on-road, and so on. What is the reason? Are... 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 →

How to get rid of self-doubt?

“Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will.”  ― Suzy Kassem Rita wants to enroll in a dance class. Now, she is in her late thirties and thinks about whether she can learn to dance at this age. Rocky is interested in starting a new venture that suits his passion and doubts about whether it is... 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 →

Strive to Thrive

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

Is there any limit to human cruelty?

Model of the Cellular Jail in Andaman In the serene island of Andaman, surrounded by a beautiful beach and lovely blue ocean water, there lies an architectural marvel. It is a historic building that had seven wings, radiating from the central tower in straight lines. It has only three existing wing structures now. It is... 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 →

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