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DAUGHTER

“A world without girls is as impossible as a world without water.”   When I was pregnant, my kith and kin would shower their blessings and well wishes and say-  “God bless you with a healthy son.” “May Lord Krishna/ Lord Ganesha be born.” “Be blessed with a baby boy.”   As far as I …

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” God Bless You !!”

Have you ever wondered why some of us are compelled to say some variation of “Bless you” after a person sneezes? Is it because good manners dictate you to do so? Be it a nasal explosion or a tiny achoo but then no sneeze is complete without a “Bless you”!  It’s like a knee-jerk reaction …

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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 work? …

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WHO DOES NOT LIKE DISCOUNTS?

“Big Sale. 60-70% discount on all products “. ” Buy one. Get one free.”  ” 500 off on purchases above 2000″.    We all have come across this. Haven’t we? When we hear / read something like this, it feels good. Mostly we give in and buy something even though we did not have plans …

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REWARD

  “Realise that everything connects to everything else.” – Leonardo Da Vinci. Once a wolf has a bone stuck in his throat. He hires a crane for a large sum of gold, to put her head in his throat and remove the bone. When the crane removes the bone, she demands her reward. The wolf …

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HEALTH IS WEALTH

As simple as a throbbing headache or cold and cough can cause discomfort and if left untreated it may become worse.  We don’t realize this when we are healthy. Only when we learn that something is wrong with our health, do we begin to take the necessary steps.  I came across this quote ” If …

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LIFE

LIFE…We all go through peaks and valleys in our lives. Each one of us has different methods of coping mechanisms. But sometimes few people take extreme steps like Suicide and end their life. At any point in your life, has the thought of suicide crossed your mind?    Due to various reasons, a person decides …

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