What is at the bottom of the discontent and restlessness that so many of us are grappling with today? We imagine that we are not good enough, or do not have enough because of the absence of some person, object or circumstance. In reality, we have it backwards. Everything that is wistfully parked in the future … Continue reading Are You Singing Your Own Song Or Dancing To Another Tune?
All around me, I see family, friends and clients re-examining their lives and looking for ways to implement a dramatic change. As individuals grow in self awareness and clarity, there is a deep desire to embody a more authentic way of being. A life that honours a freer, transparent way, our innate talents and longings, … Continue reading 9 Tips To Reinventing Yourself
Beautiful notebooks Of handmade paper Wrapped in transparent film Exquisite, delicate glasses In cardboard boxes Nestled in cotton Clay cups made To be used but once Then broken - Being saved. Like guarded hearts Never consumed By their purpose Waiting. Always waiting... Perhaps today is the day.
Lighting a lamp and an incense stick at dusk is a ritual practised in many Indian households. Pune is no exception. As I walked along the garden track in yesterday's dimming light, a strong fragrance of Nag Champa wafted my way. More used to paying attention to the earthy smell of the ground and leaves, … Continue reading Missing Something That’s Right Under Your Nose?
When we call a dog a 'dog', there is an implicit expectation that we are both in agreement with who/what a dog is. But this is an incomplete communication of what a ‘dog’ means to each person in the conversation. For example, for one - it is immediately associated with a soul friend, for another … Continue reading Unpeeling Our Labels
She swept her garden clean, wiping the sweat off her brow. It was hard work, maintaining this place. Rising before daylight, diligently raking fallen leaves from the ground. When she was done, the courtyard was a pristine clean. Visitors would pause, untold, at the doorway. Hesitant to drag in mud with their shoes. One quick … Continue reading Really Short Stories: A Clean Sweep
If you are an urban dweller with little exposure to the wilderness, most likely you will jump out of your own skin. In fact, I suspect many readers won't be able to make it past this headline. Seeing a large, orange frog clinging to the walls is disorienting to say the least. The protected species … Continue reading What Would You Do If You Found Frogs On Your Wall?