Category Archives: overcoming

Obituary (Fiction essay)

“We are deeply saddened to inform, our beloved mother Sumedha passed away peacefully in sleep last night.” 42 years of a friendship had come to an abrupt end. Just like that. Another piece of me fallen and turned to ashes. … Continue reading

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Lifting Obligations

How often do we settle for other people’s comfort at the cost of our well-being? It is more common than most people will openly admit. We feel that a person meeting social/family obligation is the model of a good person. … Continue reading

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Games people play!

Let me put it in one sentence – Our ways are so fucked up! We embrace those who pity themselves and try to empower them. AND we try to incapacitate those who come across too sure or powerful. The strong … Continue reading

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Self-Righteousness & other things

I never liked being bullied, watching someone bully another and I do not enjoy bullying people. I do nag my close friends sometimes for fun because they know I mean no harm to their self-esteem. No conscious effort went into … Continue reading

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Some drinking water

Just over a month back, I was having really busy days and no help at cleaning so my husband hired a cleaner. The young woman came across neatly dressed and quite unemotive. I always try to have a little chat with … Continue reading

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A letter to my greatest Love! ❤️

My Little Wizard, My Love Ahaan! I am writing to a future, teenaged you, while you are still very young. You are a goofy, talkative, bright little boy of 4 years, both empathetic and whimsical…brimming with joy, possibilities and curiosity. … Continue reading

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Detachment and Love?

Oh this divine drama of detachment that prevents people from loving wholly so they avoid being hurt.  How can one love in bits & pieces? What is this cautious love? A love so feared is no love at all. It … Continue reading

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A brainless race called Humans 

Everyone I meet today is stressed and angry. Always desperate. Unable to meet the standards that society considers elitist. We all are dying to be tagged elite. Literally. But somehow, we never seem to reach there. It’s like, you hike … Continue reading

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Nature and Renewal

Early this month, on a painting trip, I sat at the Ghats of River ganga for hours, soaking my feet in the cold running water, listening to the sound of water gushing so sublimely and intently. It made me feel … Continue reading

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It’s not a War-Zone

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