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Dialog

Seeing through our insecurities

“But dad, he will overtake my territory” “Territory!!! Which territory, what are you talking about?” “The castle game dad, you know there are territories we capture and rule, I play that with Anand” “Ohh!!! The Castle game” I heard the announcement for my station and got off the train. I could not get to hear the conclusion of the […]

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Poems

तितली वाला फूल

आज रास्ते में तितली वाला फूल दिख गया,आखों के सामने कुछ चित्र चलने लगे,हँसता खिलखिलाता एक चेहरा,फूल की पत्तियों की सीटी बजाता हुआ । दूसरे ही पल स्मृति के वह दृश्य सदृश्य हो उठे,बच्चों की एक टोली वहाँ से गुजरती थम गई,एक एक करके फूल की पखुड़िया बज उठी । कदम एकाएक उनकी ओर बढ़ने […]

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Dialog

What fountains can teach us

Fountains are common sight as an ornamental architectural element. The history of fountains dates back to the early civilizations of Mesopotamia. With times, the design and process around the fountains has evolved. With technical advancements and improved mechanizations, they are a delight to observe. The added effects of sounds and lightening add to the glamour of these design marvels. On […]

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Books

Emotional Intelligence: Part Two

• There can be 3 ways of dealing with emotions – self-awareness, over passionate, indifferent. • Self-awareness is to see the emotions as they rise. Knowing the emotions that we are feeling at the moment help us to witness our emotions and be reflective on same even in turbulent situations. • Being over passionate makes […]

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Stories

The one you feed

One evening an elder Cherokee told his grandson about a battle that goes on inside all people. He said, “My son, the battle is between two wolves inside us. One is Fear. It carries anxiety, concern, uncertainty, hesitancy, indecision, and inaction. The other is Faith. It brings calm, conviction, confidence, enthusiasm, decisiveness, excitement and action.” […]

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Books

Small Good Vs Small Bad: Take away from Atomic Habits Part 1

Imagine you are flying from Los Angeles to New York City. If a pilot leaving from LAX adjusts the heading just 3.5 degrees south, you will land in Washington D.C., instead of New York. Such a small change is barely noticeable at the takeoff- the nose of the plane just moves a few feet – […]

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Dialog

Hard or Soft

“Mom, how many more do you plan to accumulate? Do you think it is manageable to have so many hard copies? It is so bulky and cumbersome task, better to shift to digital.”, my thought train around the newly arranged bookshelf was obstructed by these words. He was exasperated to see that I can amass […]