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My “2-states” story: A cross- cultural marriage

Chetan Bhagat’s book-turned movie “2 states” is releasing this week. I have not read the book, however, the trailer and the promotions of the movie remind me of my own “2-states” marriage with my Tamilian husband. While I grew up in a typical boisterous Nepalese family, my husband grew up in a simple Tamilian Iyer family. Frankly speaking, our families as well as our upbringing … Continue reading My “2-states” story: A cross- cultural marriage

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Happiness Formula – Recipe for lasting wellbeing

Happiness – an all-encompassing word that defines fulfillment, contentment, bliss, prosperity, pleasure, and physical and mental well-being. Most of us experience fleeting instances of happiness, but sustaining that feeling of pure bliss often seems like an elusive dream. After all, at any given time, our happiness appears to be a function of circumstances surrounding us – our relationships, our work, our financial condition, and our larger … Continue reading Happiness Formula – Recipe for lasting wellbeing

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Mahabharat misses an opportunity to highlight gambling as a social problem!

Reference – What led to the infamous Game of Dice in Mahabharat? Pandu and his older brother Dhritrashtra were valiant princes of Hastinapur – the most powerful empire in India somewhere around 8th or 9th BCE. Dhritrashtra was blind by birth, and therefore rejected as an heir to the Hastinapur throne; he was replaced by Pandu. This made Dhritrashtra extremely jealous of Pandu. Soon after, Pandu … Continue reading Mahabharat misses an opportunity to highlight gambling as a social problem!

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Still undecided whom to vote? We have Rakhi Sawant for you..!

No pun intended here! We love Rakhi Sawant. Over the years she has managed to surprise  us with her “nautanki” or antics. This time, she is contesting for Lok Sabha elections in Mumbai North-West constituency. Needless to say, our gossip-monger media folks have gone berserk around her. No wonder, in no time, our Rakhi has managed to be amongst the top five high-profile women candidates in … Continue reading Still undecided whom to vote? We have Rakhi Sawant for you..!

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Sughar |The Power of a woman| Social Entrepreneur Khalida Brohi

Written by: Saadia Haq Coming from a remote, small village in Balochistan, the most under developed province of Pakistan, Khalida Brohi likes to refer herself as a village girl at large. She has been educated in metropolitan city, Karachi yet Khalida’s heart lies in her roots, her land. Pakistan, a country with widespread violence against women continues to affect lives on a daily basis; Khalida’s … Continue reading Sughar |The Power of a woman| Social Entrepreneur Khalida Brohi

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I am officially a liebster Blogger ;)

Originally posted on TALES OF MY JOURNEYS ACROSS OCEANS:
Yeyyy, I got my very first blogging award from my dear friendly Salmon, Sara 😉  Unlike many other bloggers who have absolutely no clue when they receive their first award, I am quite knowledgeable in this area. You see, I am a bit of an obsessive, compulsive person whenever I begin to undertake any task, so when… Continue reading I am officially a liebster Blogger 😉