In the Chikkamagaluru district of Karnataka, there is an idyllic hill station located at 1434 meters above sea level. This hill station is Kemmangundi hills or KG hills, as it is commonly called. The place is located in Terikere taluk in Chikkamagaluru district. It is close to 250 km from the capital city of Bengaluru. There … Continue reading Kemmangundi Hills: The Hill Station Of Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV
She was not really “my” friend, she was introduced to me as my husband’s friend’s wife. That’s how I met her for the first time. Since then this friendship became a test for my patience. Patience that could not last beyond five years and one day I had to put an end to this ordeal. … Continue reading The Lessons I Learnt from an Unpleasant Friendship
Your mind is like a hummingbird that is constantly wandering from topic to topic, looking for a thought or feeling to latch on to. This sometimes leads to the discovery of some a hidden talent that brings happiness, and sometimes it leads you into a spiral of unwelcome thoughts and undesired emotions. Many a time … Continue reading Can we block unwanted thoughts??
Self Awareness quite literally means to be aware of one's true self. It means to be aware of the true worth, one's strengths and weaknesses. Being aware of the honest truth about oneself that we mostly hide. It sounds like a very philosophical and spiritual matter that sages and dreamers speak of. However, it is … Continue reading Self Awareness is the key to better life
There was once a time, when we were kids, that beautiful things amazed us. Shiny lights, fireworks, porcelain dolls, huge trees, ferocious animals, the list is endless. As children, we would watch everything with a sense of wonder and incredulity. As we grew, it is only natural that we lose some of that feeling. However, … Continue reading Have We Lost Our Sense Of Wonder?
Published by Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short Films on 22nd November 2017, Juice is a brilliant film with a power message written and directed by Neeraj Ghaywan. It was produced by Lalit Prem Sharma. It is 14minutes and 39 seconds long. If you haven’t watched this one, here is the link to the video: … Continue reading Review of a short film: Juice
It is summer time in India and it is the time for mangoes and summer vacations. These are the two best things from every Indian's childhood. Though, I am sure that our parents have a different perspective on summer holidays. Every summer, we hear parents discuss different ways to keep their kids occupied and away … Continue reading Summer vacations- The fondest memories
Every once in a while we have all faced some sort of health issue that was too small to visit the doctor, but troublesome enough to make us lose our sleep. Every time, in such a situation, we turn to those trusty home remedies that are passed in our family from generation to to generation. … Continue reading Indian home remedies passed down from my grandma
Since childhood, we are programmed to listen to the elders in the family. This is a good thing because the voice of experience is wiser than the curiosity of young minds. I benefited a lot from following their advice and will forever be indebted to all the grown- ups in my life for guiding me … Continue reading Your Life is Your Journey
I recently read an old blog about our need to control people and situations around us. It was an article by a psychologist Dr Perry in his blog Makeitultra Psychology. It was a well written blog about everyone's natural urge to have control over people around them and where this urge stems from. This article … Continue reading Our inherent urge to control