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…]

Break the ‘Fairness’ Stereotype with Banjara’s Proud Of My Colour Campaign

Banjara to break the ‘fairness’ stereotype with its bold new campaign ~A campaign against colour bias~ The Indian obsession with fair skin dates back to several centuries. The innate implication was that if you have fair skin, you are somewhat superior to others. The quest for fair skin and the negative bias to dark skin … [Read more…]

Discovering Real Togetherness!

We’re all so affected by technology that we have forgotten that there existed an era, not too deep in the history, in which no one had mobile phones, laptops, Ipods etc and people were still happy. Today, if you tell someone that life would have been better without a mobile phone, you’d be stared at like … [Read more…]

Press Release: Clinical Study Confirm the Impact of Fenugreek Seed Extract (Furocyst) in Poly Cystic Ovary Syndrome Patients (PCOS)

Clinical study confirms the Effect of Fenugreek seed in PCOS Fenugreek seed extract (Furocyst) causes significant reduction in the ovary volume and reduction of cyst size. A clinical study conducted on 50 women in the age group of 18-45 years showed significant results in the treatment of polycystic ovary syndrome with the use of Fenugreek seed extract … [Read more…]

Powerful and Inspirational Quotes to Live By!

1. “There is no royal road to anything. One thing at a time, all things in succession. That which grows fast, withers as rapidly. That which grows slowly, endures.” ― Josiah Gilbert Holland 2. “See the world as it is, not as you wish it would be” ― E. Lockhart Source: 3. “Don’t be … [Read more…]

‘The Art and Power of Emphatic Listening’ – #1000SpeakForCompassion

‘The Art and Power of Emphatic Listening‘ -#1000Speak for Compassion ‘Listening has the quality of the wizard’s alchemy. It has the power to melt armor and to produce beauty in the midst of hatred’ I’ve been labeled as a listener since childhood because I always took more pleasure in listening to what others had to … [Read more…]


                                                                                    DISCOVERY CHANNEL CELEBRATES ITS 20 YEARS IN INDIA WITH A SPECIAL SERIES ‘INDIA … [Read more…]

‘I Choose to Be Real’ #1000Speak for Compassion

‘I Choose to Be Real’ -#1000Speak for Compassion ‘The best way to show someone that you care for them is to accept them for who they are.’ I’m sure you must have heard or read words similar to the above a several times by now. I’m sure you must have nodded in approval every single time. … [Read more…]

#1000Speak: Compassion begins at Home

‘Compassion begins at Home’ -#1000Speak for Compassion “To care for those who once cared for us is one of the highest honors.” ― Tia Walker Last week, the world celebrated the World Elder Abuse Awareness Day which I had wanted to write about, but couldn’t. So, here are my thoughts regarding the same: I live … [Read more…]

#1000Speak for Compassion: How to stay connected during a disagreement?

‘How to stay connected during a disagreement?’ -#1000Speak for Compassion It really boils down to this: that all life is interrelated. We are all caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied into a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one destiny, affects all indirectly.–Martin Luther King Jr To start with, it’s important to understand … [Read more…]