College decision day

May 1st is the college decision day! Any parent who has a graduating high school senior would understand how the next 24 hours would be!

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Architecture of shrines around the world

Shrines (religious place of worship) are known to be a place where we get to feel comfort in connecting with God! Mesmerized by the architecture of some of the shrines from around the world!

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Thirukkural – Verses on parenting

The Thirukkuṟaḷ is a classic Tamil language text consisting of short couplets of seven words each, each of them being called a kural, focusing on virtues of life. Sharing some of the verses on parenting!

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How to improve self-confidence?

When we are going through extended difficult times, over a period of time we realize.. somewhere our self-confidence and self-esteem are the ones that get shaken up! Is there a way to rebuild it, even while going through difficult times..?

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Short story on retaining focus

There was once a devotee who loved visiting the temple and performing religious rituals. She yearned to be serving at the temple, doing small things that gave her immense pleasure that she was serving God!

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Prayers for families recovering

Many of our friends and families have been impacted and are trying to recover from the same! Being far away, we will be able to put in our best efforts and pray for them!

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Learning from trees

What can we learn from plants and trees that grow around us? Neural networks? Brain connections? Sharing what I learned from trees over the past few weeks!

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Quiz 42 – Names of New year

New year celebrations are tied to spring in India. People speaking different languages seem to call the turn of new year by different names. How many can you name correctly?

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Art of Finger painting

For artists, inspirations can come from anywhere, and any object can become their tools to create art! Was amazed by artists and their creations where they did not even need a paintbrush or any gadgets.

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Effect of sodium on our weight

Sometimes we notice our weight increases significantly over a short duration. Check if these apply and change your diet appropriately to bring it back to normal levels.

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Medical Emergency – helps to know symptoms

Being able to identify an emergency health issue (SOS) while it is happening requires awareness and presence of mind. Knowing is equally as important as discussing it with the ones who are around you most of the time.

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Empty room test

Power outages used to be common during my school days, every outage typically lasting at least 5-6 hours. It used to be the perfect storytelling time for my mother! Sharing one of the stories that makes me think every time I encounter a challenge!

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Murals from around the world

Murals are street art, wall paintings prevalently known as a way to express feelings prevalent in the community. While they are huge in size, some of them are so creative that cities conduct art competitions to tap into the creativity of artists to make the city come alive!

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How can you get influenced?

Our thoughts, actions, views are all influenced by what we watch, hear, see and whom we interact with everyday. Can we be conscious about it to trigger the change that we want in our lives?

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