Learning to Navigate Emotional Hurdles: An Essential Life Skill.

By Soumya Bharathi

Soumya Bharthi Guest Blogger “Go within, every day and find the inner strength so that the world will not blow your candle out.” ―Katherine Dunham At some point in time, this light had vanished for me. I was a new mother battling post-partum depression, a wife and a daughter-in-law trying desperately to fit into those…

Can anyone become a writer?

By Vandana Sehgal

Recently I was invited for an interview where the host asked,”Can anyone be a writer?” Was this asked ten years back, I would have said, “No, you need to have an aptitude for it.” At that time, I was living under the notion that writers are born. After publishing two books and writing blogs for…

Defining Spirituality

By Vandana Sehgal

Some dreams are meant to happen. This particular one in March 2018 will stay with me till my last breath. In true essence, this became a pivot point in shaping my life meaningfully.  It was early in the morning, a twilight moment as I could make sense from the darkness outside my window. I was…

Nice or Kind. Where Does the Boundary Lie?

By Vandana Sehgal

Sofia happily accepted a Facebook friend request from her mom-in-law. After a few days, she was included in a family Whatsapp group with already 25 members, without any consent. A few weeks later, she received another request from her mom-in-law on LinkedIn. She could not understand being followed, on a professional medium. She sensed a…

Covid-19 – Since you can’t control it, accept it.

By Vandana Sehgal

It has now been two weeks that my family and I are voluntarily following self-isolation. I live in Stockholm, Sweden where the government hasn’t implemented lockdown because they trust that people will maintain social distance and will go for isolation, if required. There are many other families like us who are actively following isolation to…

4 Ways to Manage Fear in Midst of Opportunity

By Vandana Sehgal

As an entrepreneur, I can voice for all other entrepreneurs (start-ups or experienced players) that we keep waiting for opportunities. Why just entrepreneurs, each one of us want to grow big and stay optimistic for a big door to open. Yet, sometimes we get caught in the storm and an eye-hole escape gives a sense…