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Finding Joy Within

  Happiness is indeed a state of mind and shouldn’t excessively rely on external factors. We often believe that material possessions like buying a house, luxury cars, or designer clothes can bring happiness, but this is a misconception. While they may provide momentary pleasure, they don’t guarantee long-term fulfillment. That’s not to say one shouldn’t …

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Coping Strategies for Dealing with Chronic Complainers

  Encountering various individuals throughout our lives is inevitable. However, there are some who constantly complain, not only about their own lives but also about others. Regardless of your efforts to help them, they remain unhappy, dissatisfied, and critical. Pleasing such individuals is challenging because they possess a preset mindset to mock you regardless of …

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WOMAN vs WOMAN

Is the word “woman” a synonym for the word “kitchen”? Then why is it that in our society women are forced mainly to do the house chores and cooking? Unlike men, why is it that women are not supported and encouraged to be independent? An acquaintance -Tara( name changed), had completed her MBBS. It was …

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LOVE vs MATERIALISTIC AFFECTION

We all have unique life priorities, and they can change over time according to our individual preferences. I had a conversation with a friend (not particularly close) one day, during which she expressed a viewpoint that caught me off guard. She said, “It’s crucial to have life’s luxuries. Money is everything.” I nodded, not necessarily …

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You gotta start somewhere

On a beautiful Saturday evening, as I sat by my window, relishing the gentle caress of the fresh, cool breeze on my face and observing people strolling by, children on their bicycles, and vendors peddling fruits and vegetables from their carts, I found myself reflecting on my writing. I have a habit of jotting down …

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DAUGHTER

“A world without girls is as inconceivable as a world without water.” During my pregnancy, my family and friends would offer their blessings and good wishes by saying: “May God bless you with a healthy son.” “May Lord Krishna or Lord Ganesha be born.” “May you be blessed with a baby boy.” To the best …

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” God Bless You !!”

Have you ever pondered why many of us feel compelled to utter some form of “Bless you” after someone sneezes? Is it a matter of good manners dictating this response? Whether it’s a thunderous nasal explosion or a tiny “achoo,” it seems that no sneeze is complete without a “Bless you.” This automatic response even …

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WHAT WAS I WAITING FOR?

  When I first started writing and publishing on a public platform, least did I know that someday, I would have a blog for myself.     One day over a conversation with my brother, he told me –  “What if the app that you are writing on shuts down someday? What will happen to your …

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WHO DOES NOT LIKE DISCOUNTS?

“Massive Sale: Enjoy 60-70% Off on All Items.” “Buy One, Get One Free!” “Avail Rs 500 Discount on Purchases Over Rs 2000.” We’re all familiar with these phrases, aren’t we? Whenever we come across such offers, it triggers a positive response. Often, we succumb to the temptation and make purchases, even if they weren’t initially …

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Kindness Unleashed

In a world that often seems driven by self-interest and rewards, the words of Leonardo Da Vinci echo with profound truth – “Realise that everything connects to everything else.” It is in this intricate web of connections that acts of kindness and gratitude find their place, shaping the fabric of human interactions. A timeless fable …

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