Author: Rasika Mahabal

I am unique…

I am unique…

  You think you are beautiful, intelligent, someone with a perfect figure; family; values; principles; skills? Look closely there are a thousand others just like you. You got promoted, came first in an exam, got masters, Ph.D., you think you are the youngest achiever, you traveled the whole world, you […]

Book Reviews. 2017. 1

Book Reviews. 2017. 1

  This series covers reviews of books that I read in 2017. Keeping the reviews short. 1. The Husband’s Secret – Liane Moriarty Loved this thriller. Moriarty’s writing style is quite engaging. 4/5 2. Parallel Worlds: A Journey Through Creation – Michio Kaku Michio Kaku is not only gifted in […]

Feathers in your cap

Feathers in your cap

  Happiness can not be dependent on any one thing or person. I feel your hard work and positivity should not focus on what you want and your mental peace should be independent of the outcome. To be happy is really a decision and not a by product of an activity or […]

Angela’s Ashes

Angela’s Ashes

A man dies leaving 9 kids for his wife to take care of, there isn’t much money left for them to survive. There is poverty, no food, hardly any clothes to wear, one kid dies because of malnutrition, the wife is devastated. I did not tell you the story of […]

Success

Success

What exactly is success? Money? Fame? Career? Peace of mind? When someone says ‘oh you are so successful’, what does it really mean? Can’t success mean different things for every individual. What someone defines as our success can very well be reflecting their own aspiration and/or dream. For you it might not […]

J. Krishnamurti

J. Krishnamurti

  If you have beliefs then what do you have the intellect for? I love the talks by philosopher, speaker and writer J. Krishnamurti.  Recently when talking to a relative I learnt that my great grandfather had a camaraderie with J. Krishnamurti, I found it quite fascinating and I wondered […]