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As The Mind Wanders

Ashwini C N

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What is your favourite therapy?

People say writing is therapeutic. While some enjoy the planning process, for some it is the actual writing that is relaxing. To put up word after word and string them into a sentence and to communicate the idea stirring in... Continue Reading →

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How strong is your willpower?

When someone asked me why I took up the 10k run in 5 marathons, I told them I did it to test my will power. Though I am on the heavier side, I workout regularly and I knew I was... Continue Reading →

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A break to bounce back!

It’s been a couple of days since I got back from a short trip to Alleppey. What’s not to enjoy the serene atmosphere, the mighty waters and nature, and a quietness that calms the soul. It was a good break... Continue Reading →

Reconnecting with the world!

Paulo Coelho once said,"If you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you achieve it." I couldn't agree more, especially considering how we had cancelled our trip to Leh and then re-planned it. It is truly a once-in-a-life-time experience! I... Continue Reading →

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 →

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