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We Think We Know It All, Don’t We?

I have lived in Ohio for more than a decade now. And I still resist it – it’s a love-and-hate relationship. I came to Columbus, Ohio, from London with a bit of resentment about the move. London, for those who don’t know, is where people who do not belong anywhere fit. I don’t belong anywhere. …

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Can Deep Connections Arise From Silence? Vipassana Diaries

Imagine a situation where you are secluded in a remote location with twenty other women. The location is self-sustaining, as in you have your room, your bathroom – food is provided. All the basic amenities are provided. And for nineteen days, you do not speak to each other, keep your eyes downcast and spend time …

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Does Our Education System Make Sense? It’s Like Putting The Cart Before The Horse

When I was in 2nd or 3rd grade – we had words and their meaning as a question in our English Exams. The idea was to write down the meaning of difficult words in English. I was an avid reader at that age, reading books above my grade level. I was able to do so …

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Window Cleaning

Have you your tried to clean something which has been covered with grime and dirt? One single swipe of the finger will not do it – neither will one single swipe of a cloth. It takes time. First, you might have to let it soak in some liquid for hours and then clean it layer …

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