Category : Self Development

Pre-Ordained?

A Silicon-valley entrepreneur makes it big. Cashes out, making a fortune. Moves back to Mumbai. His wife takes a stroll down the promenade on Marine Drive, holding her 3 year-old son by the hand.

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Clean Cut

In movies, in novels, in drama, we’re tuned to expect a clean cut story.

Things are as they should be. Neat. Ordered. Structured.

Maybe not in the details, but in the big, broad picture.

Life, though, is messier.

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The Illusion of Control

“You are the master of your own destiny!”

The words screamed off the pages of a self-help book I was reading in my mid-20s. They burned themselves into my malleable mind, becoming a mantra.

It was also when, for the first time, I had control over some things.

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If All You’ve Ever Known

I was stuck in traffic. In 20 minutes, my car had moved barely 5 feet – and I was getting frustrated.

Curious to see how others were reacting, I looked around.

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When Tomorrow Comes

My daughter’s final high school board exams were about to begin.

When I cast my mind back to when I was appearing for my own finishing tests, one thing stands out.

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