Tuesday, May 28, 2024
post-HEARTWARMER: Son To A Thousand ParentsHEARTWARMER: Son To A Thousand Parents

It’s ironic that India that is known for legendary figures like Shravan Kumar in the epic, Ramayana, also has people who abandon their parents on the streets or who themselves come and drop off their old parents at shelters just so...

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post-Grow Your own Veggies to Stay HealthyGrow Your own Veggies to Stay Healthy

It’s been two years since I have been trying to grow all manners of greens on my terrace and in the limited green patches in my garden and the land just outside my house. While, I have been pretty successful...

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post-The Yogi Inspired The EntrepreneurThe Yogi Inspired The Entrepreneur

There is, perhaps, no book that has inspired so many famous people as Autobiography of a Yogi by Paramhansa Yogananda. The best known among them is Steve Jobs, who was a business magnate and Chairman, CEO and co-founder of Apple Inc. Autobiography...

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post-How I Fell In and Out With GodHow I Fell In and Out With God

When we were children, we were told that God is present everywhere. So, as a kid I saw God’s hand in nature and in everything small and beautiful. My favourite God-creation was a butterfly. I used to creep up towards...

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post-CHANGE MAKER:Grace Nshimiyumukiza  is changing the life of refugeesCHANGE MAKER:Grace Nshimiyumukiza is changing the life of refugees

Grace Nshimiyumukiza, who grew up in a refugee camp with 150,000 inhabitants in Kakuma Kenya, could have lived her life in self-pity bemoaning her fate, but she chose not to do so. Instead, she rose above her so-called misfortune and...

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post-Children with Special Needs Shine in Splendid WaysChildren with Special Needs Shine in Splendid Ways

Becoming a parent is one of the most exciting times of one’s life and nothing remains the samHe after the little one arrives. Brimming with selfless love and a sense of deep responsibility, parents leave no stone unturned in doing...

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post-Revive Your Core Self and Find HappinessRevive Your Core Self and Find Happiness

Sandhya (name changed) told me that she felt emptiness in her life.  She felt her life was meaningless.  She was plagued by self-doubt and found herself inadvertently trapped in a vortex of self-criticism. Over a period of time, she got...

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post-Experience joy by transcending gender and sexual identitiesExperience joy by transcending gender and sexual identities

The heteronormative assumptions of our contemporary society idolise a binary gender identity and a heterosexual orientation often aligned with the person’s biological sex. These assumptions make it clear that if you are biologically a female, you must identify and behave...

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post-HEARTWARMER: She looks beyond her own problems to help the poorHEARTWARMER: She looks beyond her own problems to help the poor

She is not a rich farmer and earns a modest Rs three lakhs per year from her vegetable produce on a seven-acre plot of land. But she has a heart of gold. She is Chhayarani Sahu, a 57-year-old farmer living...

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