The Must-Have Subjects in School Education

The Must-Have Subjects in School Education

Blog, Education, Life, Relationship
7 Life skills that must be mandatory school subjects. During the early ’90s, school selection was typically dependent on the fee structure and the distance between the school and the home. Today, the schools are selected depending on the syllabus offered. During my schooling, I remember knowing only two syllabus – state board and CBSE board. Thanks to my niece and nephews, I am aware of the different syllabus offered such as CBSE, ICSE, IBO, IG, etc. (Apologies, I have zero knowledge about the differences between these syllabi even now). Even after giving the international standards of education, our current education system lacks in grooming the children in general aspects of life.   Mandatory Subjects in School At times when I used to struggle with subjects, I used to wonder…
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YOU Are the Only Gift YOUR CHILD Wants…

YOU Are the Only Gift YOUR CHILD Wants…

Blog, Education, Life, Parenting, Relationship
The way a child enjoys life is truly inspiring and a lesson for adults to learn. Every Child is Precious Like any other child, even my childhood was filled with ups and downs. I had witnessed so many instances that no child should experience and certainly have scars for life. Yet, the first thing that comes to my mind when I think about my childhood is the sheer joy of playing on the streets. Guess, I was in first or second grade, that I started to play with the boys on the streets. Talking confidently, convincing them to take me in the team, and to be an active participant to decide which game would be played on that day – I was always there on the pitch. Even before reaching…
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World Kindness Day – Let’s Do A Random Act of Kindness

World Kindness Day – Let’s Do A Random Act of Kindness

Blog, Education, Life, Parenting
On this World Kindness Day, let’s be kind to known and unknown people around us. Kindness costs nothing and gives everything. Be Kind - Costs Nothing, Gives Everything This morning, Google calendar, brought a subtle smile on my face, when it popped up that, today is ‘World Kindness Day’. I was like ‘huh’. Do we need to celebrate kindness on a specific day? Shouldn’t it be a part of our society and culture? But, guess, it looks like we got to, as it is fading away. Digging more about the same in Google looks like, on 13th November 1998, World Kindness Day was introduced through a Kindness Movement, through a coalition of the nation’s kindness NGOs. Countries such as Canada, Japan, Australia, Nigeria & United Arab Emirates are a part…
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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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