Right from the day a child is born, it looks up to its parents for everything from basic support and sustenance of its fragile life to learning everything that is required to survive and grow in this world. The child continues this journey of observing and learning all the way into teenage, adulthood and beyond. … Continue reading Parents as teachers – The journey from “What” to “How”.
All through my childhood and a good part of adulthood, I was tutored into being predictable – in outcomes, actions, words, relationships, emotions etc., Anything that I did outside of this expectation was considered blasphemy. It was one the cardinal rules of my upbringing. As years passed, I applied this rule diligently across in my … Continue reading Predictability and emotions.
The pandemic and home-bound work routine had certainly made us all a little lazy and Pushpa was no exception. As she settled down with a cup of coffee, she reluctantly picked up the newspaper – reluctant because the newspaper these days seem to be competing in being carriers of negativity. Lo and behold, the very … Continue reading Conversations that may be taboo, yet important
Right from the day, individuals start babbling as a child till the time they are deceased, they are put across this question, “Who are you?”, and an individual’s answer always starts with ‘Name’. However, with the passage of time minor changes occurs to the name, like prefix of the name changes from Master to Mr., Miss to Mrs. , sometimes prefix like Dr., Prof., … Continue reading Internal Conversation
We have been a busy world for the last few years. In our busy-ness we hoped to change the world, and so we ran- in circles, squares, in races, in relays, past some, over some, been run past and over by others. We ran and we expected everyone and everything to run. But now the … Continue reading Timeout.
As I write this blog, COVID-19 is a raging fire across the globe. The world as we know it has ceased to exist in the past month and if things are to be believed, it will be several months before normalcy is established. Having said that, ‘Normalcy’ itself is going to mean something entirely new. … Continue reading We are coming full-circle on being a social animal