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The Science of Procrastination
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The Science of Procrastination

Tuesday, August 07, 2018 @ 08:56 PM
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Are you one of those who loves the sound of a deadline whizzing by? Procrastination may be your adrenalin pumping mechanism, then. A report that had to be submitted yesterday is still on your desk. Tickets will suddenly get booked at midnight – just a few hours before travel. Bills that need to get paid […]

BENIGN OR NOT – D DAY, DIAGNOSIS DAY
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BENIGN OR NOT – D DAY, DIAGNOSIS DAY

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 @ 03:27 PM
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Before I knew it, my benign or not story had reached the climax. The diagnosis was out, and with a neutral tone that the doctor fought to keep at a steady tempo, I was told that I do indeed have cancer. It was not benign – it was alive and kicking. My lymph nodes have […]

The Uneducated Educated
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The Uneducated Educated

Monday, March 05, 2018 @ 05:20 PM
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Will the real educated please stand up? I woke up in the morning to the sound of two people fighting in the apartment above mine. No words were minced and crisp English was fluently used to deliver the punches. A couple was fighting and it was the last thing I needed on a Sunday morning. […]

Want to Succeed? Stop doing this one thing
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Want to Succeed? Stop doing this one thing

Friday, February 02, 2018 @ 01:02 PM
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Who does not want to succeed? From having a dream to making it a part of your everyday reality – that is what life is all about. Yet, there is many a slip between the cup and the lip, as many of us know. Between dreaming a dream and making a success story out of […]

The Santa Talk – How to, When to, What to…
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The Santa Talk – How to, When to, What to…

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 @ 09:48 PM
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Having the Santa talk with your kids would be a major milestone and rite of passage – pleasant or unpleasant. I have been facing this question since my child turned 6, about two years ago – Is Santa real? Well, Santa talk – here we go! Call it media exposure, call it peer pressure, or […]

What’s Your Relationship IQ?
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What’s Your Relationship IQ?

Sunday, November 26, 2017 @ 05:20 PM
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Unlike intelligence, your relationship IQ cannot be measured and put forth with a simple score. Your relationship IQ determines the type of partner you are in your relationships. This is because a relationship is a complex of emotions, aspirations, expectations, quirks and two people, who are either too similar and hence vying for the same […]

Choose Laughter over Tears: For this Simple Reason
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Choose Laughter over Tears: For this Simple Reason

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 @ 05:10 PM
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If we were asked to choose laughter before tears, what would we do? We would sit and give ourselves reasons to not choose the former, and then we would cry that life has made us choose the former. Sounds familiar? We were all standing at the entrance of the township, waiting for the school bus […]

Being a Perfectionist – Not Always a Good Thing
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Being a Perfectionist – Not Always a Good Thing

Monday, November 20, 2017 @ 01:40 PM
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What is she doing, asked the the mere mortals watching as she picked one toothpick at a time, placing them on a small plate before presenting them to her guests. Being a perfectionist, said someone. While this may have seemed like an admirable quality, how many times have you come to a grinding halt at […]

Have we Regressed as a Nation? No!
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Have we Regressed as a Nation? No!

Thursday, November 16, 2017 @ 10:56 AM
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The recent furore over the Padmavati movie escalated to celebrity heights when the lady essaying the lead role condemned us all to a gloomy and doomed fate – we have regressed as a nation, she said. Well, ahem, no we have not. While there are a number of problems that plague us, what we necessarily […]

Me Too – A Sad truth
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Me Too – A Sad truth

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 @ 01:40 PM
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Me too. Trending hashtags may come and go, but there are a few that stay on and rally for a whole new wave of social evolution. Which is exactly what the Me Too hashtag is trying to do. The hashtag is more of a movement which is getting added to thousands (if not millions), of […]