I like the concept of Thanksgiving holiday that is celebrated in US. From my life experiences so far, I have feel that being grateful brings a lot of optimism. This Thanksgiving, in addition to being thankful to my close family and friends, I feel particularly grateful to my amazing mentors who shared their valuable learnings… Read More On Thanksgiving..remembering my mentors
As I transitioned through school, college and work life, I have been learning an important skill – being selective of what information I consume. When I was in school, we had limited resources to acquire information from – popular books, magazines, newspapers, encyclopedias. It took quite a bit of effort to get our hands on… Read More Being selective in the information age
I worked for a non-profit that focused on creating awareness on emotional intelligence, a subject that is garnering lot of attention these days. Started by a neurologist, this project introduced me to a term called neuroplasticity, which broadly means rewiring the brain or tricking the brain into thinking a certain way. This has been a… Read More Reprogramming the brain
Amid the craziness surrounding the Trump era, I graduated from an American university with a masters’ degree. Notwithstanding the visa and job troubles, I will always remember this country as one that supported my independence of thought and provided me the education of my dreams. Over the last two years, I closely observed the higher… Read More My experience at an American university
Recently, I went through a very rough time in my personal life. A lot of that is attributable to me being an Indian woman in my twenties. Having almost come out of that low phase now, I have been thinking of writing about a lot of things, a lot of things that I realized in… Read More Life choices Indian women make: Choosing between individuality and stakeholder expectations
About my experience in Southern California…Summer 2016… Read More A Californian summer…
Three impressive things I encountered as I landed.… Read More First post from the US
I have been on a massive room reorganization spree of late. I encountered the huge World Book Encyclopedia set that carried me back in time. The World Book set was the best available resource for school projects. It was a wonder tool – lookup any damn topic in the index volume and you have the… Read More Memories of Google-less times
In a previous post, I wrote about the garbage trouble in front of our house. Here is the sequel – the temporary solution that’s mitigating our problem somewhat!… Read More NMC’s Solution To Garbage Problem – A Contribution to GDP!
Are we responsible in disposing our garbage? We can throw the waste outside our private boundaries, but does that ensure diseases will not come knocking at our doors? Written below is a personal experience – the daily scuffle we have to be a part of as the site in front of our house is a dumping area
… Read More Garbage Galore – Gagged Dog in Waste!