I wrote this story on a prompt. If you would like to guess what the prompt was, do share it in the comments. He could not sleep, turning in his bed the entire night as heavy sweat continued wetting his sheets and his entire body. He had no energy to even switch on the fan. … Continue reading The Last Wish
The innocence of childhood squirming to grow After all, its innocent and doesn’t even know What it means to be an adult and what they need to learn As the moment it finds out, it will cease to yearn The promises we make to our future adult self Of following the righteous path and never … Continue reading Promises
If we produce 1000 ideas, 2 might work, but if we produce only 10 ideas chances of any of them turning into something big is greatly reduced. Even Picasso produced 1000's of painting during his lifetime but showcased just a few of them, his best ones, he could pick the best ones, because he worked … Continue reading The Perfect Idea
The office reception resembled a mini lounge, teeming with people as the walk-in interviews continued in full swing. Stepping out for lunch, our eyes met, tentative and vulnerable, she continued to stare. ‘Can I have your pen’ she asked as I stood, just a few inches away from the door. ‘Here’s it is, now fill … Continue reading The Pen
Are thoughts like seeds? Do they flower up into big trees and shrubs and take over our physical space as we nourish them in the right environment, provide them the just the right amount of light and use our experience to continue to improvise as we go further? Are our thoughts only ours? Or just … Continue reading Thoughtful Adventure
A nun looked outside her window on a beautiful morning as the cool breeze blew across on the streets outside as if inviting her to come out. She looked at herself for a while before taking the first tentative steps outside, feeling the warmth of the early morning sun on her cold face while breathing … Continue reading Iron Nun – The Woman who conquered Ironman at 82 – Story of Grit and Perseverance
How does one home in Hungary became a Chess powerhouse with all three girls performing exceedingly well in that sport? What are the chances of ‘you’ gaining weight if most of your friends are obese, even if they don’t even live in the same city? How a café inside a hospital increased water consumption by … Continue reading How Layout Change in a Hospital Cafeteria Reduced Soda Consumption– Role of Environment in Changing and Sustaining Habits
Have you ever experienced standing in a queue moving very slowly and then when you change to the quicker one, to your utter dismay and misfortune find out the one you were in earlier, becoming faster now? Or, you decide to buy a mobile and immediately after you have bought it, your friend/s shows off … Continue reading Why Does my Queue always move Slower?
This post is the first of its kind, as it is about expressing my gratitude to fellow bloggers who nominated me for these awards. Thanks to Dulcy, Crazzy Pants Blogger and Kamal blogging café for nominating me. Ideal Inspirational Award - Nominated by https://dulcyblogs.wordpress.com/ I got nominated for Ideal Inspirational Award by Dulcy Singh, around … Continue reading Awards – Ideal Inspiration, The ‘GREAT ACHIEVER “महासिद्धी” and Sunshine Blogger
Crowded City Which one of the above two will you prefer to be in? Imagine, you are laboring on a task for an extended period and now mentally tired, need an urgent break. You are given two options. Walk in the woods for 20 minutes.Walk for a coffee for 20 minutes within the city Which … Continue reading Attention Restoration Theory – How Nature Helps Us in Concentrating better
Dark clouds hovering up in the sky Filled to the brim, longing to meet the earth that’s completely dry Two souls living so far apart Waiting to merge like different colors in a beautiful art The thunderstorm and lightning warning on what to expect As the parched earth gets ready to welcome and accept The … Continue reading Nature’s Fury
Getting Unstuck Getting ‘Unstuck’ What do you do when you get stuck? Let’s look at what famous people used to do, when faced with such situations. Before that, I would like to talk a little bit about Cal Newport’s bestseller, ‘Deep Work’. Deep Work is an amazing book, built on solid anecdotes and examples. The … Continue reading Getting ‘Unstuck’
What's in a Story? Well, 'What's in a name' the phrase epitomized by Shakespeare is very well known. However, if you ask, what's in a story, I would say; - Learning's - Excitement - Discovery - Fun - Free travel to a different world - Emotional Connect with new people (characters) - Attachment - An … Continue reading What’s in a Story?
What’s better, wait for a perfect day to begin exercising/writing/reading or commence no matter howsoever small. What most people do is they want to begin with a ‘big bang’. So, we make new year resolutions, make a commitment to self or to a spouse or someone we know to reduce weight or to start reading … Continue reading The 1% Rule
A young boy just six fought with a ferocious dog to save her sister even as the dog chewed off a part of his cheeks, he continued standing between the two ultimately running off to save his and his sister’s life. He went beyond thinking about his own safety, has risen above individual interest, that … Continue reading Following the Heart and Going Beyond – Happy Independence Day