Lockdown Learnings #2

#LockdownLearnings Hopefully on May 3rd, the Govt may take the decision to slowly ease out the lockdown… its a big “may”. The decision is a difficult one and the whole world seems to be really far away from being “normal” and as my friend Swapna said earlier in the day, we are all adjusting to … Read more Lockdown Learnings #2

Reason, Season or Lifetime ?

Long before the social media era, when email was the only means of communication, someone forwarded this note to me and the message stuck with me. The link to this message is – https://www.nannet.net/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/Reason-season-lifetime.pdf. Here’s the screenshot –   Its a beautiful message … some people come into your life for a reason, some for a … Read more Reason, Season or Lifetime ?

Leadership Lessons from the Bhagavad Gita #41 – Mine or For me

Chapter 2, Verses 66 and 67 नास्ति बुद्धिरयुक्तस्य न चायुक्तस्य भावना | न चाभावयत: शान्तिरशान्तस्य कुत: सुखम् || 66|| nāsti buddhir-ayuktasya na chāyuktasya bhāvanā na chābhāvayataḥ śhāntir aśhāntasya kutaḥ sukham na—not; asti—is; buddhiḥ—intellect; ayuktasya—not united; na—not; cha—and; ayuktasya—not united; bhāvanā—contemplation; na—nor; cha—and; abhāvayataḥ—for those not united; śhāntiḥ—peace; aśhāntasya—of the unpeaceful; kutaḥ—where; sukham—happiness Translation : But an … Read more Leadership Lessons from the Bhagavad Gita #41 – Mine or For me

After Studying the Lives of 724 Men for 79 Years, Harvard Reveals the 1 Biggest Secret to Success and Happiness | Inc.com

Want to improve your success in life and business? The results of this 79-year old study will show you how. — Read on http://www.inc.com/dana-severson/after-studying-lives-of-724-men-for-79-years-harvard-reveals-1-biggest-secret-to-success-happiness.html

I LOVE my car, lipstick, home, bag….. seriously??

A school friend of mine recounted a conversation that she was privy to between a niece of hers and her friend about the kind of person her niece wanted to marry. The conversation apparently went something like this “he should have a four bedroom house in his name, an Audi or a Merc, his parents … Read more I LOVE my car, lipstick, home, bag….. seriously??

A biased world !

Today morning Krishnan, Amma and I were involved in an interesting discussion… I usually have a fight with my mom about her relationship bias. If the person involved is her brother or sister or their children she will forgive even unacceptable behavior and also try and justify it. I can see some of my friends … Read more A biased world !

Non-stick cookware… Non-sticky relationships ?

Guess the delicacy on my plate :):):)     Some of you who grew up with grandmoms and are in my age bracket (40+) will be able to guess easily, but I doubt if the second generation after us can. This is Ragi flour mixed with curd and cooked in an iron “handi” (pan) … When … Read more Non-stick cookware… Non-sticky relationships ?