Archive for November, 2011
And so, to keep my blog young and alive, I got Megha Harish my 17 year old neighbor to contribute. Megha is a “student who believes in learning, not studying. She is a Potterhead, who is Politically inclined, a Chocoholic, an Optimist, Whimsical and Happy!”
Stop and Smile
A few priests running around in a temple, chasing each other and laughing…Not a common sight at all. And probably a sight that some would frown upon!Why? Because they’re holy men and should epitomize calmness and spirituality and all other seemingly Zen things.
We all go through phases of intense decision making. I am going through one such phase now… I can’t even decide whether to get off bed or not!
What’s the way out? This article I penned for the ET will tell you how I cope with the dilemma that is decision making!
Read on at http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/news-by-industry/jobs/decision-making-isnt-a-big-deal-afterall/articleshow/10862472.cms and do send in your thoughts as comments!
I woke up to a beautiful blog by Sunitha Lal this morning. For all of us caught up in the daily grind of meeting deadlines, pleasing bosses, children and other family commitments, it requires a certain snippet for us to wake up and realize life is more than the contours of responsibility we create!
The blog talks about SIRAGU an organization Read more ►
I was quite happy to see Agastya (my seven year old son) pick up a copy of “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets” from the library. Having missed the Harry Potter euphoria completely, I was happy to see him pick this up. But my happiness did not last long. For some reason Agastya dropped reading Harry Potter and moved onto the other books he had picked up from the library.
I tried pushing him to get back but no avail. But I persisted by sharing what a big hit it was, how children all over the world were reading it etc… He finally relented – but, with a rider! We had to read it together! I said sure. That way I could also catch up on Harry Potter!
First sitting, we realized his idea of reading together and mine were quite different. My idea was we will sit together and read quietly from the same book. His idea of reading together was you read one page I will read another. After we got through the initial hiccups we settled in and thoroughly started enjoying the read. We suddenly had something to keep us engaged and I could see we were sharing fairly animated conversations. Our morning ‘getting ready routine’ was no longer a chore. It was a breeze. To top it all our conversation was not around did you do Read more ►
You don’t need a high paid executive coach or strive to get on a elite talent program to get one.
Here is a how to select a coach and make the best use of one… No! Definitely not an emotional dustbin. Read more ►