Month: April 2020

The New Normal

The dictionary meaning of normal is ‘conforming to a standard; usual, typical, or expected.’ Like, as an Asian child growing up – to be ‘normal’ was to work super hard, get excellent grades and a get a good job. Continuing further, it also meant that you married a nice boy that your parents chose, had …

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Not Just Funny!

So, I have been watching a standup comedy show called – Comicstaan on Amazon Prime Video. This is an Indian show featuring Indian comedians. I stumbled upon it – watched the trailer, loved the jokes and got hooked to it. I have watched other standup comedians too, mostly western and I enjoyed those, but there …

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Illogical

I have recently discovered Self-Compassion. I knew it was the right thing to do; it is something we should practice. But as we all know, there is a vast difference between knowing and knowing, right? When the student is ready teacher appears. I watched the video by Kristen Neff on Self-Compassion:¬†https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IvtZBUSplr4&t=666s. If this topic calls …

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That Worked Out Well.

With the coronavirus shutdown, I am finding it easier to go inward. I had already started an introspection journey this year, so the lockdown came as a pleasant addition. I wanted to share some experiences with you. Engineering Days: I was not happy about the fact that I got admission into girls-only college. I wanted …

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