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I am a Successful Failure

It seems a strange title for the blog. Why I am saying that I am a Successful Failure. Well... As you will go through my writings, you will soon be informed about this choice. So what is this blog all about. Is it about failed relationships, failed diet regimes, failed career or failed life??? It … Continue reading I am a Successful Failure

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Anatomy of grief: An opportunity or a Curse

“How could this happen to me? I want an answer. Why? I need a closure” Classic lament when we grieve, suffer a loss or go through a break up. We crave for closure. Darling, there is no such thing as closure. (Impossible, how can we find solace, if we don’t seek closure.) A very important … Continue reading Anatomy of grief: An opportunity or a Curse

What is this hokum in the name of love: Tale of ‘Sweetie’ and ‘Lovely’

This tale started in the school corridors. The boy ‘Sweetie’ and the girl ‘Lovely’ saw each other. Their eyes met for the first time, and it was like some epiphany happened. They again saw each other two more times. Without wasting much time, without doing any filmy scene, they both said, ‘I love you’ to … Continue reading What is this hokum in the name of love: Tale of ‘Sweetie’ and ‘Lovely’

No more a ‘Jerk Magnet’: How I found my way to Love and Kindness: Part 3

“Always listen to your gut” That’s a big learning those jerks gave me. (Surely you misread signs from your gut….guess, that’s why now you know….ugh !!) What to say!! Yeah…I misread or ignored those hints that my gut was continuously telling me. (Exactly, It tells us when to stop eating and when to stop trusting..But … Continue reading No more a ‘Jerk Magnet’: How I found my way to Love and Kindness: Part 3

Am I a ‘Jerk Magnet’ or what !! Part 2

“Stay in my cabin and finish this file work here only. I need to see if you are doing it correctly” “I need to fill this audit formality, stay here. I might require your help” “We have so much work today, don’t worry, I’ll drop you” These were few excuses that this ‘Satan’ boss used … Continue reading Am I a ‘Jerk Magnet’ or what !! Part 2

Am I a ‘jerk magnet’ or what !! Part 1

This ten year old girl was standing along with her friends, wearing shorts , chewing bubble gum and cheering for her team. Oh, it was the time of sports tournament in her school.  Suddenly she saw an older boy among the crowd, continuously winking at her and making lewd expressions. Horror for that little girl. … Continue reading Am I a ‘jerk magnet’ or what !! Part 1

And how I found my sleep again : Face off with nightmares : Part 2

This second part of the story starts from a place where my nightmares started tormenting me with their full force. Initial college days were cruel, I had no friend and was on the verge of becoming insane. Let me cut the story short. I informed my parents.. Oh and this time I wasn't afraid of … Continue reading And how I found my sleep again : Face off with nightmares : Part 2

And how I found my sleep again: Face off with Nightmares: Part 1

“I was running in a dark alley. Then I saw my parent’s house. No power, it was all dark there. That hooded tall figure was still behind me. And what I saw !! He had an axe in his hand. No place to hide…He was getting closer and closer. I was trapped. I could see … Continue reading And how I found my sleep again: Face off with Nightmares: Part 1

My battle with Cancer: Part 5 : Phase of reflection and progressing ahead in life

What happens after a battle ? Do we retreat to our castle immediately and celebrate the victory? Yes but not immediately… We clean the battleground off the dead bodies, take care of the wounded and ponder over the upcoming future. Is this analogy perfect ! Can you fathom where I am heading with this example … Continue reading My battle with Cancer: Part 5 : Phase of reflection and progressing ahead in life

My battle with Cancer: Part 4 : Phase of some moronic failures and getting up again

Sometimes I behave like a daredevil or an overconfident … (Isn’t narcissist a better word for you? Or how about snobbish?) No, not at all… It was just some ounce of over dose of confidence… I did some mistakes which took a serious toll on my health. (You didn’t die. That’s for sure…then what happened?) … Continue reading My battle with Cancer: Part 4 : Phase of some moronic failures and getting up again

My Battle with Cancer: Part 3 : Phase of my ferocious assault on Cancer: Time for ‘The Miracle’

“I cannot believe. You; a nerdy, geeky, simpleton in college and now talking about Geeta, Old testament, Vedas …such heavy stuff… !!”  This old friend chuckled. First of all, it’s not STUFF… Its WISDOM… Second, I wasn’t a nerd, a geek, a simpleton… I was ‘THE’ Nerd, ‘THE’ Geek and a ‘WOW’ Simpleton.. . wink … Continue reading My Battle with Cancer: Part 3 : Phase of my ferocious assault on Cancer: Time for ‘The Miracle’