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Patience as a quality, as a virtue, as something we used to have, is fast disappearing. It’s all about ‘Super-fast’, ‘lightning speed’ , ‘agile’ . Never slow, steady and leisurely. Everyone around is hurrying. Running off at a breakneck speed to wherever they’re headed. A death race to an unknown destination…

Read More Developing Patience in an Unrelenting World

A very interesting physicist (Prof. Richard Muller) recommended this exercise of jotting down insights from life in a series of theorems. The ones listed below reflect some of the learnings which have stemmed from personal experiences and others from observing the workings of the world around.  These don’t carry complex…

Read More 7 Theorems on Life

( A few readers asked me if I had stopped blogging.  The plain truth is everytime I tried to write a blog post, I got stuck. Sometimes this happened because there was important work which came calling. On other occasions the idea or concept under discussion seemed very silly. The…

Read More Sangfroid and The Inner Story

So… It’s that time of the year when the world wishes you a Happy birthday while reminding you of your ageing process. Friends(real and virtual), relatives and your acquaintances send you their love and wishes.  Oh, also all the shopping malls, restaurants, pubs, websites and e-commerce portals where you unwittingly…

Read More And Just Like That I Turn 27

I stood in my balcony after a long day at work. Thoughts crowded my head like flies around a fruit. Prodding, provoking, irritating. ’10 tasks to complete tomorrow!’ one said while the other rushed in reminding me of the 40 unread emails lying in my inbox. ‘Anxiety’ and it’s best…

Read More Stop! What are You Running Towards?