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The War Is here

The letter burns like hot coals against my bottom. Why couldn’t I have just waited? As soon as she leaves the room, I slowly lift myself off of my bed and reach below the covers to grab my letter. I rip it open with all my might, prayers hanging loosely from my lips. I already […]

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In 8 Answers

Hello there, welcome back. If you’re new, it’s good to have you here. Over the past two months I’ve received a couple of Award nominations. Although I’m extremely grateful that my site was being thought of, I won’t be doing it the conventional way of Award tags. Don’t get me wrong, I do appreciate it […]

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Empathy Vs Sympathy: Which one to use?

In a book that I just finished called ‘The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People‘ by Stephen R Covey, I came across a chapter on Habit 5- Seek to understand, then to be understood. A chapter on Empathy. You know how when you’re reading a book, some sentences or words just suddenly stand brighter than […]

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Four Minutes

I work late at nights. I’ve turned our house into my office and more often than not, you will find files and papers spilling over half opened briefcases. It’s not a pretty sight but I run a business; not the kind that it puts me in the 0.3% of the population that brings in big […]

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Virajpet, Coorg: A Slice Of Heaven

Have you ever heard of ‘The Scotland Of India’? ‘The Land of Warriors, spices and pretty women’? How about ‘The Coffee Capital of India’? If you haven’t, you’ve been living under a rock and missing out on one of the finer treasures India boasts. I’m talking about Kodagu/Coorg. A little town called Virajpet in the […]

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On The Ventilator

I remember but I also don’tHow you smelled and how soft you feltHow you’d wear white tanks and blue/purple shortsHow you’d lean by your neem tree and acknowledge rosesHow the last number you counted was 28 of them. I remember but I also don’tHow you passed out in the backseat of a taxiHow I watched […]

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Rendezvous With A Cuppa:

*This post contains Affiliate links on the texts highlighted in blue which means if you click the links and make a purchase I will earn a commission from it, at no additional cost to you. For more on the disclosure policy on Affiliate Marketing, visit here.* I’m not a big tea/coffee drinker. I never was […]

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A Lockdown Birthday

This is 22! I LOVE IT! Two nights ago, just before I was turning 22, I decided to go sleep before the clock struck 12. I wasn’t feeling great about yet another birthday. I used to hate birthdays. I honestly can’t remember when this ‘bleh-ness’ regarding birthdays started but I wasn’t the happiest birthday girl […]

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Not A Book Review: Unlimited Power (Tony Robbins)

Now that you’ve recovered from my feature image where I pretended to be reading, we can move on. I’m the kind of girl that derives pleasure from reading happily ever afters or any book that ups the saturation of life. So if you told me a month ago I’d be reading self help books during […]

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A Little Bit Of Self Loving

Who else is rolling out of quarantine like a full grown gorilla? No? Just me, then? Great. So far, I’ve had close to two months of down time to myself to really whip my body up to — I look like a blob fish. There’s nothing else to say. I’m not here to tell you […]

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