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Ashwini C N

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The Best Accessory!

If there was one reason to go back to school, I would do it for the Moral Science classes. Preparing for these exams taught me a valuable lesson in life.  I learnt the art of expressing an idea in different... Continue Reading →

Designing our well-being

Life teaches you the best lessons when you're least expecting to learn. Of the many divine interventions (I’d like to believe so!) that taught me some valuable lessons, I recently learned about how I’d been taking my health for granted.... Continue Reading →

Where Life Begins!

I’ve often felt that the concept of comfort zones are over-rated. I wonder if it is even practical. To think of it, if everyone is really within their comfort zone, would anyone have problems? Wouldn't everyone be happy with what... Continue Reading →

A note to my 18-year-old self

There are so many things which I would like to tell you, and I’m sure you will listen because I have something that you don't - experience. Define your life First of all, stop listening to those who are trying... Continue Reading →

Minding your Heart

Over the years, I've noticed how the spirit of the child in me is more excited during the first 2 months of the year, compared to the rest of the year. The New Year celebrations, resolutions and not to forget... Continue Reading →

Another step forward…

Now that we've stepped into 2017 I try (yes try, and depending on the feasibility implement) to take stock of what I could have done better the last year and how I could make some changes to the current year.... Continue Reading →

The Year that Was.

Warning: This is my mandatory yearly round up post. 2016 was a great year for me. Touchwood. Of course there were crappy days too, but some of the days stood out and overshadowed the other days, so much so that... Continue Reading →

Of Words Left Unspoken

One of the most remarkable advantages of the Internet is how it has given people a medium to express their views. What was once reserved for an elite few is now thrown open to many. People have wonderfully used this... Continue Reading →

Book Review : The Calling by Priya Kumar

Priya Kumar is a motivational speaker and has written 8 books of which “I Am Another You” was a national bestseller. She has many international awards to her credit. This book “The Calling” falls in the genre of Inspiration and... Continue Reading →

Playing with the flow of thoughts!

I hate interruptions. As much as I’m known for my ability to speak for a considerable period of time in a conversation, I ensure I take a pause every now and then. It gives them a breathing space to assimilate... Continue Reading →

Of Random Conversations with the Soul #5

It’s been a while since I noticed that despite wanting to write and having a plethora of ideas, I was just not able to bring myself to get started. My weekends have been pretty hectic with a lot of planning,... Continue Reading →

A Son’s Vengeance!

Murderer! He shouted. I was caught unawares as I heard the sound of my door getting slammed. I turned around and was shocked to see who was standing in front of me. A mistake that had grown up due to... Continue Reading →

Diktats for Maintaining Discipline?

(This article is based on the 'Rules for Girls' for a college in Chennai that took Social Media by storm) (This post has been featured in Blogadda's Tangy Tuesday Picks) You form a system, single-handedly. You ensure that you are... Continue Reading →

Review : Three One Act Plays, The Hindu Theatre Fest 2015

The Hindu Theatre fest was back this year and what a lovely set of plays they had featured. I wanted to ensure that I went for at least one of the plays. I wanted to go for Hamlet first, but that... Continue Reading →

Article Published in ‘The Hindu’ Open Page

Hello there, After a really really long time (4 years), an article of mine has been published in the Hindu Open Page 🙂 I had written this on my blog, and sent a slightly modified version to the Open Page.... Continue Reading →

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