Studies after studies the world over have brought out the positive role of pets in the management of human stress. As far back as as my memory takes me, there was always a pet dog at our home. All my life I have been fond of dogs but understood the real meaning of the role they could play in grooming my personal life quite late. … Continue reading My pets ….My stress busters
2020 is finally coming to an end and what a year it has been. Unique by all means. The pandemic adversely affected the life of one and all. But still, I have a lot to be thankful for. The health issues…. For me the year 2020 started with a bang; got orders to move to a new place. Before I could move, I was hospitalised … Continue reading Gratitude 2020 …Life beyond the pandemic
Festival of Deepawali celebrated across India by people of all religion symbolises victory of good over evil. As per mythology Lord Rama reached back Ayodhya (His Kingdom) on this day after completion of his 14 years exile and vanquishing Ravana in a bitter battle at Lanka.
This day happened to be a New moon day (No moon). Residents had lit up their houses with the help of earthen lamps to welcome the prince (Rama). People in the present day have started using electric lights along with earthen lamps to commemorate the occasion. People burst crackers too to express happiness. Deepawali remains associated with cleanliness and lights.Continue reading “Deepawali …. winning the battle within…”
Marriage, men and maturity share a very close bond because the way most men mature post the marriage is just amazing. I had led a life of a happy bachelor till the age of 32 till I met my ‘Dream Girl’ and the life took a turn for ‘better’. Marriage does bring in a lot of change. My Dream Girl….Zara Tasveer se Tu Nikalker Saamne … Continue reading Marriage …A blissful journey
Setting a goal is as important as scoring in the game. I got the ball deep inside our half. Exchanging quick passes and exhibiting some deft dribbling me and my team mate managed to get past five players of the opponent team. As I raised my head to kick the ball into the goal to my surprise the goal post shifted. As I ran to … Continue reading Setting a goal…. shifting goal post….
Most of us Indians are obsessed with two types of investments. Investing the youth in education to get a good secure job or setting up a business. After that investing the life in the job or business to sustain it. Apparently, there is nothing wrong in this approach but are they succeeding in the real sense? Yes, they may be able to earn more money … Continue reading Investments which matter most…..
I was fortunate that lockdown did not affect my professional life even for day . However, same could not be said of my social life. I spent the initial 15 odd days of after office time indoors. Two weeks and I decided enough is enough, life has to get back on track. The fear all around was a restricting factor. I could not allow my … Continue reading Lockdown…..Time to recover and re-discover…..
Cigarette must be the only consumable which is officially permitted to be sold and consumed by any national government and carries an official warning ‘Cigarette smoking is injurious to health’. A large section of populace indulges in smoking knowing fully well that smoking may even lead to early and painful death. One can learn very important life lessons from these cigarette smokers if one wants … Continue reading Cigarette smoking and life lessons….
Mobile manners have been a topic of discussion since the time mobile phones came into our lives but unfortunately nothing much has happened beyond that. The manners are apparently going from bad to worse. I got an opportunity to stay in a hotel in the beautiful town of Leh in the Ladakh region of India in 1992. Mobile communication was not available those days and … Continue reading Being social…. maintaining ‘mobile manners’
38 years back when I was making my choice of profession the job options were generally limited to government departments as the Multi-National Companies (MNCs) had not yet set foot on Indian shores. What a transformation it has been from then to now in the office work culture; then there was no concept of weekends, we all used to work 8 hours a day, six … Continue reading Beating the office blues….Monday to Saturday