Dealing with Rejection and the Accompanying Dejection

As I check my email for the umpteenth time for mails from recruiters, I feel my heart beating faster. I see there are seven recruiters who have “shown interest in my profile”. Sadly, none of the seven have called me yet. The speed at which my heart was beating a while ago, has lessened considerably,…

Science Made Simple 2- Ammu & Kanha’s Crown

The long-awaited vacations had begun. But Seema knew she wouldn’t have rest or find free time- mending her three naughty kids by itself would take a lot of time. “Mom…Mom…”, Seema could feel the impatience in Ammu’s voice. “Mom, see our Kanha wearing the peacock feather….come, come. See what we have done.” “From where did…

Paper Mirrors

The way that I write is the way that I feel, that’s why it changes and that’s how it’s real. Sometimes when I feel like there’s no one around, like no one would hear me if I made a sound; that’s when I write like a loved one just died, that’s when I write like…

Blue

Everyone has someone who, if life was a painting, would be the blue on their artist’s palette. Just as no painting is complete without it, so no moment, thought or experience in this life, is quite as beautiful or complete without them. They are the ones who shine like stars, lighting up the black night…

Note to Self

We are all unique in terms of our habits. There are a lot of things that make us the same as other people — waking up every morning, going to school or work, having meals, meeting friends, going to bed and so on. But there are some habits that are just our own. Someone else might have…