Corona & Common Man

Last week of March has always been eventful for common man in India. The working middle class, the tax payer middle class, because this is the month where he has to tie all the ends and squeeze every paisa to ensure that he uses all the possible measures and provisions available under the tax law to save his tax, legally. The common men employed in…

Writers ‘Block and Blogging

I am blogging since last over 14 years. Blogging is a great way to communicate with the audience your point of view, opinion, ideas. It also provides the writer with an opportunity to get connected with his audience in a dialogue and discussion. It’s a two way magazine. The versatility of blog is due to its medium, the internet.  In my opinion, and I am sure…

No! You Can’t be Bullied.

Have you ever been bullied in your life? In School, college, your workplace or in your family by your siblings, relatives, or spouse. It most certainly doesn’t feel nice to get bullied. Bullying, defined as an aggressive, intentional act or behavior, carried out by a group or an individual repeatedly and over time against a victim who cannot easily defend him or herself. How are…

You Won it. You know it.

Do you look to others for appreciation and approval after your accomplishments and wins? Do you feel bad when you don’t get it from the people you look from or even the quality and quantity of approval also matters, and you feel disturbed if you don’t get it. You haven’t accomplished truly if you have to prove that you have accomplished. And you if you…

You are Unique and that’s your Strength

Have you ever been told that you look like Alia Bhatt or Varun Dhawan (or any other celebrity) and you felt great about it? Have you compared the scores with your fellow examinees after appearing in a test?How often you have been told by your parents that see how your such and such friend behaves or does not behave?  Or you have told your mother,…

Accept the things you cannot change.

God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, courage to change the things I can, and wisdom to know the difference. You may have read or heard someone quote the above quote. It is from the Serenity Prayer, written by the American theologian Reinhold Niebuhr, and was adopted and popularized by Alcoholics Anonymous and other twelve-step programs. Why this prayer is considered so powerful that the…

Fear- Lets get out of it

“Fear is the path to the dark side. Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to hate. Hate leads to suffering.” said the movie character Yoda, a Jedi Master in the Star Wars films. What stops you from taking initiative, what stops you from giving that answer, what stops you from asking that question, what stops you from taking that turn and what stops you from taking up that new…

Freedom

No one is handed freedom on a platter. You must make your own freedom. If someone hands it to you, it is not freedom at all, but the alms of a benefactor who will invariably ask a price of you in return. Freedom means you are not obstructed in ruling your own life as you choose. Anything less is a form of slavery. If you…

Philately – A hobby that recorded history

Internet revolution has completely changed the way the world communicates. Now communication is almost instantaneous and multi modal. The communication is the need for every living being be it animal or humans. The method mode and model of communication evolved over the years. The history of communication technologies (media and appropriate inscription tools) have evolved in tandem with shifts in political and economic systems, and…

COVID 19 – A Class which is not over yet.

On 31 December 2019, the World Health Organization (WHO) got reports from health authorities in China of a cluster of viral pneumonia cases of unknown cause in Wuhan, Hubei and an investigation was launched at the start of January 2020. On 30 January, the WHO declared the outbreak a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC)—7,818 cases confirmed globally, affecting 19 countries in five WHO…