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KIDS PARENTING

Prevent Kids depression and suicide by preparing them for bad patches in Life

August 31, 2017
how to overcome adversity

No matter how liberal we have become in our thoughts, youth suicidal attempts are on the increase. The biggest cause of youth deaths here is due to suicide, followed by Road accidents and tuberculosis.   A Teen, who is as fresh as daisy, as keen as mustard, suddenly take such a huge and punishing step. Wonder why? Difficulty to cope up with competition in studies, needing to belong to their tribe, the parental pressure or demand of space for freedom.…

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STORY

Greensole – From Landfills to needy feet

July 31, 2017
GREENSOLE

Two College students were struck by the idea of refurbishing old thrown away sports shoes to make Slippers available for the needy ones. They had no technical knowledge but only an idea based on the fact that “Globally 350 million shoes end up in landfills every year”. So together they set to work educating themselves. The soles were used to make the base of the slippers, the uppers gave way to make the sandal straps and lastly the laces were…

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LIFE PEOPLE STORY

The only way to empower women is to provide them financial freedom

May 30, 2017
way to empower women

He realized the only way to empower women was to provide them financial freedom and stability. This made Dr. Prabhakar started the Society for Rural Improvement (SRI), a non profit organization, to provide socio-economic support to poor rural women. Dr. Prabhakar was well settled and leading a successful life as an English professor in the US. But when he returned to Palakkad, he saw the poor living condition in villages and the lack of livelihood options. “We identify those people…

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Unique Indian Pickles at your Doorstep

March 23, 2017
INDIAN PICKLE

No meal is complete without a dash of the sweet, sour and mouthwatering Indian pickle. It is known by different names across the country – Uppinakaayi in Kannada, Pachadi in Telgu, Urukai in Tamil, Uppillittuthu in Malayalam, Loncha in Marathi, Athanu in Gujarati and Āchār in Hindi. At any time, our Home is resident by at least 5 varieties of Indian Pickle. There are respective favorites of each member. One must wonder over the endless options for a Pickle- Sweet, Sour…

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SOCIETY & CUSTOMS

10 Indian superstitions we still believe in

February 20, 2017
INDIAN SUPERSTITIONS

Superstitions are beliefs related to the cultural milieu of a nation and Indian superstitions are no exception. Even though we deny believing them but still go wary when its talked about. Do you believe in them? or if you are like me who doesn’t believe but cannot speak against it as people around you believe in them. Indian Superstitions I have come across   1. If you flip the slippers down or over each other, you’ll have bad luck.  …

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PARENTING PEOPLE

Dealing with people and unsolicited advice

May 4, 2016
unsolicited advice

Unsolicited advice is a common thing in our country. Every Parent has to face it. ‘WEAK’ is a haunted word to me. It’s been overused by people around, to the point of losing its original meaning. Let’s not confuse it with slim. This interchanging of words has become ingrained enough in our psyche as to become a cliché. I was a lean but active child- fond of butter and paneer. Despite my love for milk products, I did not ever have…

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LIFESTYLE PARENTING

Cycling in India has taken a backseat

April 11, 2016
cycling in india

CyclyngA rare scene in India is to spot an educated person riding a Bicycle. Once we hop on these fuel-thirsty vehicles, we never look back even once. If you are an Indian, you will get my point. We Indians have this habit of relating all the things with the financial status. If one can afford a 4-wheeler, why shall he keep a 2 wheeler or If one can afford a fueled 2 wheeler, Why Cycle?? You agree with me, Don’t…

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PEOPLE SOCIETY & CUSTOMS

10 things we Indians should give up

March 8, 2016
Indian habits

Every nation, culture or society has some annoying habits but being an Indian myself, I wish my fellow men to give up these 10 Indian habits. Its high time we leave these habits as they reflect a bad picture. 10 Indian Habits we should give up-   Breaking traffic rules We cut the Queues. We Break the Traffic signals. We don’t respect Traffic Cop. Turn the newspaper and you will read about endless incidents proving my point.   Unnecessary Honking…

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LIFE PEOPLE

Spreading the message: GANDHI style

October 2, 2015

Today, on Gandhi Jayanti I am sharing my experiment with Gandhigiri. One evening, while coming back home from a walk, I noticed a family in SUV enjoying McD meals. Soon after finishing the meal, one member threw the remains outside the window on the pavement. Following him, all the members did the same.…

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