And When You Really Want to Stand, the Crutches Just Can’t Hold You Back

Vishnu was chatting with Varun online, when the question about his bucket list left him stumped.  He never imagined creating such kind of a list for himself as he was satisfied with whatever he had been able to accomplish so far. ‘What is yours’ he asked thinking this would give him an opportunity to understand … Continue reading And When You Really Want to Stand, the Crutches Just Can’t Hold You Back

Life in Lockdown – Testing Human Relationships

  Our place has been declared a containment zone informed Mr. Singh, an old man in his 70’s to his wife, an arthritis patient mostly bed ridden. How are we going to get the groceries now she lamented? Mrs. Singh who also has not been able speak to her son living in the U.S with … Continue reading Life in Lockdown – Testing Human Relationships

Trek from Dehradun to Mussoorie – The Hidden Gem in a City Fast Losing its Identity

Mussoorie This one is sure to stir nostalgia in people who have lived in or around Dehradun just as it triggered a longing inside me to be on this trail again when the thought of writing about my experience of being there about 2 years back struck my mind. Dehradun to Mussoorie is an hour’s … Continue reading Trek from Dehradun to Mussoorie – The Hidden Gem in a City Fast Losing its Identity

Letting Go to Let Learn- Lesson From Mother Eagle

‘Wow, it’s a different world from here’ exclaimed the child eagle to her mother. This was her first maiden flight up the clouds and she was in awe of the world she could witness from that height. ‘Why didn’t you take me to this place earlier, this is by far the most exciting place I … Continue reading Letting Go to Let Learn- Lesson From Mother Eagle

Mumbai – The City That Grew On Me

  Ever since the Lockdown was announced and I went home from Mumbai, I expected things to return to normalcy by the time I set foot in Mumbai again. I couldn’t have been more wrong.  The situation remains grim, in fact far more worse than what we witnessed in the last week of March 2020.  … Continue reading Mumbai – The City That Grew On Me

The Ecstasy of Being League Champions – Liverpool – YNWA

https://twitter.com/LFC/status/1276261398608314368?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1276262024511729665%7Ctwgr%5E&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fmatchcentre.liverpoolfc.com%2F Ever since Liverpool became PL Champions three days back, there is a feeling of Déjà vu, after having anticipated it in my mind multiple times since the start of the season when we were rolling every opponent crossing our paths. I was not aware of the Chelsea-Man City match result till morning as I … Continue reading The Ecstasy of Being League Champions – Liverpool – YNWA

‘10’ Old but Interesting Phrases in English and Spanish

  In one of my earlier posts, I wrote about interesting things about English language.  Today, I am peeking inside two of the most widely spoken languages in the world to explore some of their rustic phrases and words barely heard now. There are some funnier ones as well because as they say, a smile … Continue reading ‘10’ Old but Interesting Phrases in English and Spanish

Curious Ways in Which our Brain Decides – Follow Up Article

The last post of mine ended with two questions. why does our brain use a particular way to make decisions? And do we have any conscious control over it? Understanding Neuroplasticity Our brain’s amazing capability referred to as Neuroplasticity by Neuroscientists ensures the learning every day is used by our brain to adapt itself to the changing … Continue reading Curious Ways in Which our Brain Decides – Follow Up Article

The Brain or ‘You’ – Who Controls Whom– Part-1

  How do we perceive things? Our brain works in sync with the environment around us and is continuously being fed with an unending stream of information by our senses which can be overwhelming at times and thus the brain makes use of its own wisdom and judgment in deciding what requires a conscious attention … Continue reading The Brain or ‘You’ – Who Controls Whom– Part-1

Did Einstein used this Technique to Achieve Extraordinary Results?

  Leonardo Da Vinci took many years to complete his famous works and Mona Lisa according to some people was more than 14 years of his hard work. Most of his paintings though took between 3 to 5 years establishing him as an epitome of creativity raising him to the pinnacle, to be hailed as … Continue reading Did Einstein used this Technique to Achieve Extraordinary Results?

The Doctor Who Revolutionized Hand Washing But Died a Lonely Death

  We all have lots of ideas.  Some of them turn out to be great, others remain mediocre while many of them do not see the light of the day.  They remain inside of us and gradually die a slow excruciating death.  A lot of times, however we don’t even realize of its demise until … Continue reading The Doctor Who Revolutionized Hand Washing But Died a Lonely Death

How Varadraj and Prof. Uelsmann Proved Role of Repetition in Enabling Excellence & Better Habits

  Varadraj just like other children of his age was sent to Gurukul for studying.  Gurukul, an ancient educational system followed in India would have children at a young age being sent to the ashram of a Guru who then learn under his tutelage while also working in the ashram.  All the students follow the … Continue reading How Varadraj and Prof. Uelsmann Proved Role of Repetition in Enabling Excellence & Better Habits