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A working mother - an inspiration

Meet Nanditha (18) and Niveditha (23) ,  sisters who make 200 rs on a lucky day, selling plasticware in the  lanes of Bengaluru.Niveditha is proud to have a  six month daughter, who she carries around in her tiny satchel and walks around , oblivious to the soaring heat. 76 more words

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Grieving on an unknown turf

So I am emotionally wrung out after the 12 day ordeal in Kerala for the funeral and the subsequent rituals. And now I wonder, how I survived it all, dealing with the unknown language, the unfamiliar and judgmental crowds, the overwhelming traditions, and through it all, dealing with the dull ache in my system. 724 more words

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Losing a loved one

I lost my father in law to a prolonged illness last week.   He and I had come a long way since this post, I had grown very attached to him, especially in the past month, while tending to him, during his ill health and his vulnerable moments. 552 more words

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WEEK 3: Self Love & Worthiness

Day 14: Boundaries

“Love with no boundaries. Your future depends on your capacity to love.” – Paulo Coelho

A balanced life is not about better time management but better boundary management.


ENFJ in General.

ENFJs are natural-born leaders, full of passion and charisma. Forming around two percent of the population, they are oftentimes our politicians, our coaches and our teachers, reaching out and inspiring others to achieve and to do good in the world. 888 more words

A day to remember;

“I didn’t want to wake up. I was having a much better time asleep. It was almost like a reverse nightmare, like when you wake up from a nightmare you’re so relieved. 6 more words


A Birthday Letter from Yesteryear

I was purging out old letters from my mailbox and I chanced upon this birthday letter sent by an old suitor (a good few years back) who by far has the most moving words I can only imagine. 480 more words