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Is Indian Parenting Style correct?

Watch this FAMILY FIRST recommended movie – “Mrs. Chatterjee vs Norway”. This movie raises questions on the Indian Parenting Style. It is a heart-warming & yet a debatable movie that we highly recommend for families. This movie should be watch by every parent, ruminated over and debated about. This film opens up a can of […]

3 THINGS I WISH I HAD KNOWN EARLIER AS A PARENT

I was a ‘Narcissist’ – you would recall the story of Narcissus. The young boy who fell in love with his image and spurned every romantic advance. Toward the end, he was the cause of his death. I too was a ‘Narcissist’. My focus was all on myself. The human brain reigns on two emotions […]

Is it Good to have Empathy?

I was surprised to note that this word came into English just 100 years back. Mr. Sashi Tharoor; could this be the reason why the White man didn’t have a change in the heart until recently? When a Nirbhaya gets assaulted or a child falls into a well, the whole nation resonates in empathy; we […]

Why don’t we have a SKIN IN THE GAME?

I wish to share 3 Instances: Dr. Abdul Kalam bypassed the faulty computer systems and went ahead with the launch. The rocket failed to take off and fell into the Bay of Bengal. He was all set to be pulverized at the press conference, but his Guru and leader Shri Satish Dhawan faced the newspaper […]

3 Chicken Soup Recipes for your Heart

Recipe 1: I recently heard an interview of Tim Grover, the iconic coach of Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant.     One day Tim’s 7-year-old daughter asked him, “Dad, why don’t you stay at home longer?” Tim replied, “Daddy has to work hard to put food on your table.” His daughter then innocently asked him, […]

Why do I react?

After conducting a faculty development workshop at a prestigious college in Trichy for about 100 teachers, it was time for me to collect their feedback. The faculty had to give 2 sets of feedback. One to me and one to the college management. By mistake, the college management feedback came to me.

Our sages knew it long before the rest of the world

A beautiful custom – the bride and bridegroom are dragged to watch the Arundathi star as a part of their marriage vows. The couple pretends to see it, not knowing its significance. This tradition has been followed for over 5000 years of recorded Indian history. The stars are binary – Arundathi & Vasishta, which revolve […]

Future of Families

What would be the future of families? The holocaust shattered the dreams of millions of families, as did the largest exodus in the world. 18 million people transmigrated to Punjab to fulfill the desires and whims of Jinnah. Recently, ISIS & Assad stood steadfast on their ideology, hence trans-locating a million families. Is this migration […]

WHY THIS BOOK

Manglayam tantunanena mama jeevana hetuna, Kanthe badhnami subhage twam jeeva sarada satam I tie this sacred thread around your neck, auspicious lady, so that we live together for 100 years.