Celebrating Friendships With ZEE TV’s Yaaron Ki Baraat

What is that one memory that jogs back to your mind when you meet up with the best of your friends and have the time of your life that brought you all together?For my gang, we have several such memories but what truly brought all of us close were the grades 8, 9 and 10. … [Read more…]

Marriage Can Wait, Education Cannot ~ The New Age Mantra

Why is marriage such a pressing issue?  Mostly in small or second tier towns, though there can be exceptions and I certainly do not suggest that the people of big towns like Mumbai or Delhi don’t wish to marry off their daughters as soon as they are of age, like the one I belong to, … [Read more…]

Poetry: The Desperate Era!

The Desperate Era! Source: wallpapersxl.com Laws are being broken, laws are being made Humanity being forsaken  Leaving the people jaded There’s no stopping the crimes Exist did ever, any safer times? Money rules, man is the slave Cowardice rises, where are the brave? Skyscrapers stand tall Mocking Mother Nature’s fall Will there be any future, … [Read more…]

The Story of Our Not-So-Ideal Family Vacation!

After taking a long break and lazing around in the monsoon sun (yes, monsoon doesn’t bring rain here in Rajasthan, just exclusive monsoon sunshine), I have a great deal to share with you. Especially about the vacation, I went on recently with my family.  With our house in making and several other responsibilities, how we … [Read more…]

Short Story: The Ancient Song: Part III

The Ancient Song Read Part IRead Part II Part III: Who is that?Hey! Hey! I scream.That person doesn’t answer.I start running, but I don’t seem to get any closer.The white sand makes it hard to run.I just want to know who that is!Hey, you! Please stop…I scream on the top of my lungs.He doesn’t even turn.A … [Read more…]

The Best Stress Relief: Self-Compassion #1000Speak

The Best Stress Relief: Self-Compassion– #1000SpeakForCompassion “If your compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete.”~ Jack Kornfield  Sometimes your bottled up anger pairs up with the ongoing stress or the other way round and the situation it creates is sure as hell not pretty. People say when life throws lemons at you, make lemonade, … [Read more…]

Celebrating A Year Of Compassion! #1000SpeakForCompassion

Celebrating A Year Of Compassion! – #1000SpeakForCompassion Last year, on 20th February 1000 speak for Compassion got several bloggers together to spread compassion around the world. Ever since, on the 20th day of every month, bloggers from around the world write about various aspects of compassion and how one can spread the same. I have been … [Read more…]

‘Forgiveness Is A Virtue Of The Brave. Are You Brave?’ #1000Speak For Compassion

‘Forgiveness Is A Virtue Of The Brave. Are You Brave?’ #1000Speak For Compassion “The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.” –Mahatma Gandhi  What is forgiveness? In the event of being wronged by someone, to overcome that hurt inflicted upon us by the other person and to not hold a grudge … [Read more…]

Poetry: The Final Step!

The Final Step Over the horizon At the end of the map Marching on  To the final step Pressure building up The final battle coming The spirit shivers Little flame shining Confined in the walls Deep in the debt In the aching heart Her daunted soul wept In the hopes of good  That the future … [Read more…]

How To Be The Change You Want To See In This World

Do you want to bring a change in this world? You probably answered in affirmative and if you didn’t, then you must belong to another world but let’s just assume that you said yes, so, what now? What should you do to bring the change? You must have heard that insanely popular saying, ‘Be the … [Read more…]