4 Lessons That I Never Learnt in School

4 Lessons That I Never Learnt in School

Blog, Education, Life
The Lessons of Life that be must be taught in School Like every child’s birthright, I was blessed to experience a remarkable school life. If you know me or just follow my blogs, I would have always emphasized, how my school life has influenced my personality and life in a concrete way. The role of my school teachers and friends can never be told enough. Life lessons learned during those formative years shape your personality and life philosophy. Having said that, I always feel, there are four lessons of life that schools must teach. Learning is for Life Read along to know which are the four lessons that you got to learn during your school days. Life might teach you as you become an adult, but, learning them as early…
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It’s Okay to be Messy, But It’s More than Impressive to be Organized

It’s Okay to be Messy, But It’s More than Impressive to be Organized

Blog, Education, Life
 The Personal Life-Changing Benefits of Being Organized We always get to hear statements such as, ‘I have messed up my day’ or ‘I am really a messy person by nature’. Whether it is from family members or friends, the standard response to such statements is silence, or ‘It’s Okay to be Messy, don’t brood over it’. But, I can or will never give this response. I always say, ‘Don’t be. Change it if you want good things too happened in life. Get organized and have a satisfying life’. Yes! I am an organized soul. Success, or failure, I do not bother, I appreciate myself for being planned and organized. Change Your Life Today - It's In Your Hands - Be Organized It’s true that it is completely fine to be…
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The Joy of Waking Up Early

The Joy of Waking Up Early

Blog, Education, Health, Life
Everything Changed as I Began to Change My Sleep Cycle The First Rays of the Sun Yes! On most of the Sunday’s, I get up as early as 3.00 AM to go to my Temple for my weekly prayer. But, other than that, I don’t remember, when was the last time, that I witnessed the early morning sunrise on a weekday. It’s been more than a decade, that I get up only around 6.00 AM in the morning. Thanks to my husband, who is practicing ‘Early to Office, Early to Home’, because he is traumatized by the traffic on the road. Just like school children, the moment clock strikes 7.10 AM, he is out on the road with his laptop bag and lunch box. His early schedule has made me…
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Standup Comedy – Laugh, But Laugh Wisely & Heartily

Blog, Business / Economy, Education, Entertainment, Media, Social
The Future Fall of Standup Comedy in India – What, When & How You Say Matters ‘Laughter is the best medicine that should be consumed by every soul from the moment it steps into this world’ Standup Comedy With great recommendations from my cousins, I recently viewed this Tamil & English mixed, musical standup comedy - ‘Alex in Wonderland’. For the first time ever in the past decade, I sincerely appreciate the artist for the work of humor. 2 hours and 16 minutes of my life was gadget-free and filled with tummy paining laughter, with real impact in my mind. Yes! It is evident that there is a rise of standup comedy in India. Yet, the future seems to be shaky of this entertainment circuit, if one of the core…
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The Malign Impact of Self-Criticism

The Malign Impact of Self-Criticism

Blog, Education, Personal, Relationship
Improving self-esteem and dealing with self-conversations Accept or deny, you are constantly judged and criticized. You can shout it on a loudspeaker that, ‘You never judge anyone’. The reality is all of us judge each other from the moment we get to know each other. If this is not enough, we have self-criticisms that run parallelly. All this cohesively has a malign impact on our self-esteem. Regardless of what the external world says, if the little inner voice understands you, there is nothing that can stop you from living a happy and content life. Don't Let People Hamper You It is very rare that we appreciate ourselves and look up to the best qualities and strengths of our personality. Most often, the self-criticism has been negative talk with the inner…
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Honesty or Diplomacy: The Muddle of Life

Honesty or Diplomacy: The Muddle of Life

Blog, Education, Parenting, Personal, Relationship
How do you declutter the clutter of honesty and diplomacy? There is one question that is part of every childhood. Irrespective of which era you are born, you will undeniably be faced with this question. Guess which is this question? (If you guessed it right, pat yourself). ‘Do you like Mummy or Daddy?’ And, the answer always precedes with a pause, and then the child usually responds, ‘I love both my Mummy & Daddy’ Honesty & Diplomacy The child doesn’t want to hurt either of the parents and hence gives the first diplomatic answer of its life. If the child was honest to its heart, we as elders might not be able to take it. Isn’t it? Just when the kid is about to speak, the first moral value that…
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The Role of Books in One’s Life

The Role of Books in One’s Life

Blog, Education, Parenting, Relationship
Why you should read books every day? Does your child read? Yes, I know, every child study’s in school and reads. But do they read books for happiness and time pass? Digging my niece's bag and finding so many books, makes me feel so happy and satisfied. She is a ten-year-old and carries a book everywhere. Whether it’s a wedding, hospital, or a travel destination, books are the first item she packs in her bags. At this tender age, she writes stories of her imagination. Born in an era where there was hardly any technology around, book reading was one of my favorite habits and time pass that I had developed for myself. My friends were the first source of inspiration for book reading. Books have always played the most…
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The Magic Masala of Life

The Magic Masala of Life

Blog, Education
[caption id="attachment_973" align="alignleft" width="300"] Magic Masala of Life[/caption] Do you know what magic that the hundreds of masala powder (any powder) add to a dish? It adds fragrance, flavor, and finesse to a food. It gives a shape and sense to a dish. A normal home comfort food becomes a fine dining experience in itself. That’s the power of masala in a food. Likewise, do you what is the Magic Masala of Life? Do you know you have it in you? Yes, it is in your hands. It’s in you. Keep guessing. Keep thinking. This is one of the Magic Masala, which you cannot miss using it in the recipe of your life. As I browse my history of saved bookmarks, an article about education popped up. The blog spoke…
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The Battle of the Quotients

Blog, Education, Social
[caption id="attachment_706" align="aligncenter" width="281"] The Battle of the Quotients[/caption] The Battle of the Quotients The astounding scientific explorations and inventions transmuting into cutting-edge technologies, to lead a comfortable and luxurious lifestyle by the mankind, is worthy of all the appreciation of the world. The Intelligence Quotient (IQ) of the human race, certainly needs a big round of applause. While we brag about the achievements, somewhere in this journey, the growth of the Emotional Quotient (EQ) has been slower, when compared to the former. The fact is that, the battle of the quotients of Life is, typically won by the Intelligence Quotient, which is a lost battle of the mankind. The suicide stories of the young blood, in our day to day life, are the witnesses of the lost battle. The…
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Pen and Paper Pierces Precision to Life

Blog, Education
[caption id="attachment_701" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Pen and Paper Pierces Precision to Life[/caption] Pen and Paper Pierces Precision to Life When you have a tech-savvy partner and you are allergic to too much of technology, it is obvious that friction would exist. A few days back my partner was trying to pen down notes for a course, which he is pursuing. After writing two lines, he got back to the online google sheets. In a matter of few minutes, it was obvious, that, he was completely out of touch of using pen and paper for a while. That’s when the whole inconclusive debate about technology meddling our age old habits began. In our school days, we are always coached to write and practice our curriculum. It was the most annoying method of…
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