Learners for Life

By Soumya Bharathi

“The capacity to learn is a gift; the ability to learn is a skill; the willingness to learn is a choice.”–Brain Herbert At 87, my grandfather is blessed with all the above and also an insatiable appetite for learning. The pandemic might have slowed everyone down but not him, as he juggles between his various…

Should you hunt for wellbeing and happiness?

By Snehashree

Snehashree Guest blogger On the same trip, my next stop was Leh. I had to stay a week, visit my grandmother and then move upwards to meet my grandfather in the monastery. My grandmother broke her hip, and Mackeri took care of her in exchange for a few bucks. When I went to my grandmother’s…

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…

5 Ways to Handle Relationships Better

By Radhika Srinath

Radhika Srinath Guest Blogger Every happy individual comes from a family that practices development of healthy relationships among its members. The people who strive to grow and maintain strong connections form an integral part in laying the foundation of a great nation. Just like investment is a significant step in the success of a business, it…

A Quiet Adjustment – Story of an Indian Marriage

By Vandana Sehgal

The day we spoke, she was extremely fragile. Her raw wounds were flowing profusely. Even after eighteen years, the sensations of disconnect and dishonour were fresh like yesterday. I have known her for the past five years, yet I never got a glimpse of the pain she had been holding within her. The only way…

Women, Stress and Panic Attacks

By Vandana Sehgal

Anya was answering her last mail before leaving her office to pick up her son from school daycare. Then suddenly, she felt her body freezing and her hands and legs going numb. That experience reminded her about the breathlessness, heavily pumping chest and cold hands that numbed her two weeks back. The inability to breathe…