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Heart-warming moments from fear-to freedom sessions
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Heart-warming moments from fear-to freedom sessions


November 15, 2017
Feel Blessed to have interacted with talented women in Sharjah and Ajman. The two-hour ‘Fear to Freedom’ sessions inspired me as much as it did the participants. If I were to pick two instances that touched me. Here they
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Why wannabe authors cannot start writing
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Why wannabe authors cannot start writing


October 30, 2017
A workshop on ‘How to write a book in 30 days’ held in Dubai was a success, with participants leaving inspired.   A book is your business card! For the simple reason, that people will not toss it into
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The ONE mistake to avoid when confronting your fears
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The ONE mistake to avoid when confronting your fears


February 1, 2017
Haven’t you heard this? ‘Conquer your fears’, ‘Confront your fears’; ‘Do one thing every day that scares you’; ‘Take your fears head on’… While it is endearing to be inspired by empowering quotes, it is absolutely anarchic to blindly
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Stop fooling yourself
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Stop fooling yourself


January 12, 2016
When people at my workplace learnt I joined a Toastmaster’s club, one of my colleagues muttered, “Why do journalists need to learn to speak?”   That was too loaded a remark. If I had let it bog me down
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I saw him… and ate his leftovers
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I saw him… and ate his leftovers


July 31, 2016
Prompt:  Stranger than Fiction (Used as theme) My aunt, a noble, humble soul, whose middle name ought to be prayer – made hot pazham puris (banana fritters) to celebrate my visit. O! yes, she’s also the one who never
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Creepy relationships
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Creepy relationships


February 1, 2017
On a bright summer morning as dawn smiled its arrival, little feeble Ivy sprouted with crinkled eyes. Blinking to the new light, she soon learnt to crawl around. The place was brown and green and yellow. Felt wet and
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When I met my friend who eloped
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When I met my friend who eloped


February 1, 2017
Today I met Sangeeta – my classmate. After 11 years. I penned love poems for her in Organic Chemistry class. How we hated chemistry! We utilized that time to strengthen Sangeeta’s chemistry with the boy she was seeing then.
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Fun Quiz: What’s your personality type?
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Fun Quiz: What’s your personality type?


July 16, 2017
Darwin’s theory of ‘Survival of the Fittest’ is no more true in this information age – the age of ideas! Today, it’s ‘Survival of the Smartest’. As we zoom ahead in the 21st century, many of our old theories