The Illusion of Control

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I wish I could control so many things around me, make so many days look better and happier. The ones that are gone and the ones that may seem to have a chance of turning bad. But I am just a human and even if I want to, with all the cosmic power at my …

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Get comfortable with being uncomfortable- Jillian Michaels

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There is something so attractive about the whole idea of comfort.Be it a bean bag, a reclining couch, our favorite bed, our comfort food or simply the zone in which we are 'stuck.' Being comfortable in our own nutshell, however, is one of the safest zones we can choose to live. The comfort of a mindset that has …

Que Sera Sera

"Whatever will be, will be.. the future's not ours to see.. Que Sera Sera" One of the most popular chart-busters of the 1950's by Doris Day, could not have been more evident as for today. I crisply remember this song being taught back in the cherished school days in our music lesson classes and our …

Faith vs Fear

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Interesting! Last Friday, as out on one of our Friday dine out events at an American Diner, we happened to be friends there with a lady aged with experience and insights and so much and more was just being casually discussed over a steaming cup of hot coffee getting cold. It is then when out of the many things, …

Gifted by the Divine

Believed to have appeared from the left side of Lord Shiva, Goddess Durga or Parvati attains her ninth embodiment in the form of "Siddhidatri", meaning the giver of supernatural powers.  On the 9th and final day of the Navrati festival, the "Siddhidatri" form of the Goddess is worshiped in full spirit and enthusiasm. Being the …

You are my world!

Day 5 of Navratri ~ "Skandamata" "Skandamata" is the fifth avatar of Goddess Durga being celebrated during the rejoice of Her nine nights of valor and love, in the form of Navratri. Evolving from the stages of Shailaputri (as a daughter), Brahmacharini (as a student, lover & worshiper), Chandraghanta (as a wife), Kushmanda (the creator), She …

The Pursuer of Love

Day 2 Of Navratri ~ "Bramacharini" "Bramacharini" or the Goddess of Penance, defining the one whose goal to discover self existence and the Absolute Reality, is the second avatar of Goddess Durga. This form is worshiped on the second of the "Maha Navratri" (grandeur of the 9 nights and 10 days). Although, there is a spiritual context to …

Welcome Fall

That time of the year arrives again. Dried, crisp and rustic leaves begin to float in the air and like a surprise, the harshness of the summer sun begins to fade. The devoted mercury in the thermometers can now anticipate some sigh of relief from their routine rise and the transition is yet again a …

Behind Limitations

Pic Source: https://unsplash.com/@leeroy As I logged into my computer this morning and opened the browser in search for new things that would interest me and divert my mind from my seemingly 'high aspirations' to find my way back through my career, I came across this picture and it startled me. I cannot explain well enough what …

Forbidden

Good food is delight and good dessert is a bliss! I had come across this picture sometime ago and the resemblance of it with me was so strong that I couldn't help saving it on my desktop. What an untold yet explicit expression has this picture captured or may be it is all about the …

Lost

Yes, totally. That is exactly how I feel about most of us. Lost! It amuses me to see how we have become or rather we might have always been in the scenario of being so clueless about our own selves? It is glum to realize how in spite of all the modern conveniences and technologies hovering around …