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As The Mind Wanders

Ashwini C N

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Life Inspiration

What’s your Superpower?

If someone had asked me what my superpower was, I would be on seventh heaven and profusely thank the person for even thinking that I was capable of having a superpower in the first place. As luck would have it,... Continue Reading →

The Moment of Truth

I had been struggling with something for the past several years. It consumed more than its fair share of time, efforts and thoughts than I had intended to offer. Like any other human being weighed down by something, I tried... Continue Reading →

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 →

When your world lends a hand

Some words remain etched on your mind no matter when you read them. That’s the power of words. I particularly believe in these words of Paulo Coelho - “When you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you achieve... 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 →

Be diligent, Be efficient!

As inspiring as it is to read about productivity hacks and how to make every second count, I somehow couldn’t bring myself to believe that the points mentioned in all those listicles would be practical. Come on, how is ‘Don't... 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 Reunions and Overpowering Emotions!

I'm an emotional personal. I don't cry often, but the tears well up when I'm happy and when I'm angry. Somehow when I'm sad or hurt or upset, I don't cry easily. I've always wondered why it happens that way... 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 →

The Time of Your Life

There is something magical about time. You can live in the present, relive the wonderful memories of the past or visualise future dreams in anticipation. Perhaps that is why the concept of time travel has been so exciting, and any... Continue Reading →

Singing A Different Tune

My sister and I are always at the extreme ends of a spectrum. Not that it troubled my mom, in fact she used to be happy that our preferences were so different, so it was one less thing for us... Continue Reading →

Learning to Look Beyond A Smile.

Last week, I came across an interesting post on my Facebook timeline: "For all my friends and my relatives. Everyone will go through some hard times at some point. Life isn't easy. Did you know the people that are the... Continue Reading →

What’s in your list?

There is something magical about seeing something written in print. There is always a good feeling about writing —be it your new moleskin, a new pen or if you are a blessed soul, a wonderful handwriting. That’s perhaps the reason... Continue Reading →

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