Happy Teachers Day

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A quote from a book which got me to tears ‘Tuesdays with Morrie’ by Mitch Albom

Even before we step into school, the first teachers in our lives are our parents and the next are our siblings. They teach us to love, care and share unconditionally. For them, we are always special and the best. They believe in us much more than we do.

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Rejection hurts – real bad, But why rejection also ROCKS ! Perks of being a “Reject”

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Right from being rejected by cab drivers 20 times a row to drive me to my destination to being rejected in the most coveted job interviews and having my affection smashed into a million pieces by the ones I love and adore – you name it, and I have been through it all. Rejection sucks. Point blank. Real bad. It makes us feel unworthy by the object of our extreme desire and when that happens, trust me – it feels terrible and depressing. When we hear cliches like “You’re such a good friend to me, but I’m seeing some one else” or “They wanted someone more experienced for the job” or “Well, that’s a fantastic idea, but…”; all the hopes you held from the future of your dreams, instantly crash down like the stock market crashing after the dot com bubble.

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Dear Me

 

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Dear Me,

As humans, we love to chase. Well, looking closely – it is all about the chase rather than the actual thing. The process or the path over the destination or the end result. The journey over the goal. I still know the numerous plans you made waiting for the summer holidays while grade 6 exams were knocking your door. That was so exciting, wasn’t it ? And those things you always wanted to spoil yourself with. Did the actual accomplishment give as much joy as the anticipation and the excitement during the waiting time ?

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आज तुम तुम्हारे साथ हो – To Have and To Hold (With English Translation)

आज तुम तुम्हारे साथ हो

आज तुम तुम्हारे साथ हो,
बस वही काफी है।

संग तुम्हारे कोई हो ना हो,
आज तुम तुम्हारे साथ हो,
बस वही काफी है।

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You gotta be ‘A Gangsta’ – Quote Response

Very recently I read this quote on Facebook :

A gangsta

It was really simple, but quite profound. So often we get lost in emotions and drown in sadness or emptiness. In those moments, we got to remember that  Continue reading

To have loved and lost

We love a lot of people in our lives. As a friend, as an inspiration, as a crush, as a lover, as a member of one’s family, as a sibling. The list can go on endlessly as the labels we attach to relations we share in life. Of all the people who enter our lives, we love a few of them and give a special place to them in our hearts.

As humans, all of us are flawed. We make mistakes. We have expectations. We have limits to our patience and compassion. We may lie or break trust at times. Sometimes for a good cause too.

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