Another Corona Evening

Outside my window, the air is gray and damp. The deep green leaves of 'Karen' outside my window are drooping as though beaten down by the frequent lashing of heavy rain drops. And yet the leaves are shiny green. Washed away is the grime and layers of dirt that had accumulated on their faces. They …

Book Blog – Your Second Life Begins When You Realize You Only Have One by Raphaelle Giordano

Rating: 5 out of 5Genre: FictionSubject: Emerging Adulthood, Routinitis, Personal Leadership, Life Coaching This book is like a breath of fresh air! Despite the amount of solemn wisdom it carries, it comes across as approachable and actionable. This is a story of a woman, Camille, facing life challenges that many of us could relate to. Life …

Learning to feed the good wolf…

Some beautiful thoughts that children and adults alike can benefit from!

A Lab Called Life

Like with my daughter, the concept of good and bad wolf has started becoming part of regular parlance in class. That makes me very happy because this simple parable drives home some very important lessons and provides fodder for some rich discussions… Here’s a link to the story in case you haven’t read it before. http://www.oneyoufeed.net/tale-of-two-wolves/

The first one is awareness. Without this paramount quality, we end up functioning in auto pilot mode, a victim to unconsciously created mind patterns, a rudderless boat, just going with the current. This parable helps look within, become aware of our thoughts, words and actions and also start identifying and discerning between helpful and unhelpful patterns.

The second one is externalization. We often say things like good boy/ bad girl etc. to reinforce good/bad behaviour. But putting such labels, though the intention be good, often backfires. Much has been written about it…

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Book Blog – Journal to the self by Kathleen Adams

Rating: 5 out of 5 starsGenre: NonfictionSubject: Journaling, Introspective Writing, therapeutic writing, self-awareness This book is a fantastic toolkit that helps use a journal to explore our realities, our memories, our limitations. As a result of this exploration, we transcend our limitations or, at the very least, challenge their validity. Whether you are a novice …

Minimalism – a gateway to timelessness.

Last night I watched Bawarchi, a 1972 Hindi movie. A movie created from the time before I was born! I was planning to watch it just for a little bit - long enough to slow my mind down and go to sleep. But it was so gripping that before I knew it the end credits …