Book review: Educated by Tara Westover


Educated is a powerful, heart-wrenching and inspiring memoir of Tara Westover. Having been born to Mormon survivalist parents in Idaho, it’s a remarkable story of how Tara sought to make education her goal in life and how she went on to earn a PhD at Cambridge. Tara’s determination, courage and willpower is inspirational. Having had…

Review of We Are Displaced – Malala Yousafzai


Nobel Peace Prize winner and bestselling author Malala Yousafzai’s ‘We Are Displaced’ is a collection of true stories from refugees across the world – stories of displacement, resilience, hope, and what it means to be a refugee. According to the UNHCR, as of 2017,  a shocking 68.5 million people were forcibly displaced worldwide, and 25.4…

Are India’s daughters safe?


An eight-year-old girl child has been brutally gang raped and murdered in Kathua district, J&K early this year. She was abducted, sedated, raped and held hostage for days in a temple and was made to starve. Those barbaric animals strangled her neck and smashed her head with a stone before dumping her body in the…

‘Love’ to attain self-actualization


It is a dog-eat-dog world and the only escape mechanism is ‘love’. We have a natural tendency to lead and be the best. And the climb isn’t easy. According to Abraham Maslow’s hierarchy of needs, the biological and physical needs form the foundation for a successful life. The goal to attain self-actualization is what we…

To Mi With Love


Five years have passed I still long to see you See your heart-warming face and pleasant smile Hold your hands Kiss your cheeks Laugh and giggle like little girls Sit up chatting all night I still long to see you Mi Until we meet again…

Why education is the best gift you can ever get.


It’s Sept 5th — Teacher’s Day, and what better blog than a one on how education will always remain the best gift. Whatever I am today, I owe it to my mother and nobody else. She was the driving force behind me all through and stood by me through thick and thin. Sometimes I wonder,…

Facebook – More than a social network.


Social Media is no more a buzz word. It’s an integral part of our personal and professional life. From breaking news to sharing your holiday pictures, Social Media usage has grown in leaps and bounds. One such social network that has changed the way we use the internet is ‘Facebook’. Mark Zuckerberg got it bang…

Cracking the Facebook News Feed algorithm


Facebook has over 1.32 billion users! The social networking giant dominates the internet space with 33% of all users. Source With these mind boggling statistics, it’s hard to ignore this magic platform for your business. But once you are on it, what will keep your mind ticking is the ever changing and tricky, Facebook News…

To Mum, with love


As a child, I was extremely attached to my mother. Her presence gave me a sense of security and kept my fears at bay. Even when she was in the company of friends/relatives, I would go every now and then to catch a glimpse of her. That was Mum. Simply magical! There is no person…

Fighting Cancer


After a long gap, I’m writing a new Blog post. It’s the New Year and 2012 ended on a sad note for me. Having lost my Mother to cancer, my dreams came crumbling down. Life seems clueless but I have to bring it back on track. I want to do my best to spread awareness…