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Experience of being mindful

Few months before (precisely I think 4); I set a goal for myself. The goal was to be “mindful’. I am not sure, what triggered it. May be it was kind of consequence of the nonfiction reading over the period. Meditation in some form has been part of life for me. However, I still had […]

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Our obsession with fault finding

One day a school teacher wrote on the board the following: 9×1=7 9×2=18 9×3=27 9×4=36 9×5=45 9×6=54 9×7=63 9×8=72 9×9=81 9×10=90 When she was done, she looked to the students and they were all laughing at her, because of the first equation which was wrong, and then the teacher said the following, “I wrote that […]

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Rigidity Vs Flexibility

“No, I want it as pink only”, my 4 year old niece repeated her statement nth time in 1 hour of our shopping excursion in the crowded market. I was feeling frustrated, tired and exhausted after trying to coax her that there are other colours pretty enough to be tried. Her rigidity with her colour […]

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Simplistic sophistication

I came across the above picture in a WhatsApp status shared by a friend. The statement remained with me further and made me wonder how drastically it is opposed to our perception of sophistication.The statement relates sophistication with simplicity but today we keep adding to the versions of everything ranging from as basic as our […]