Author: Rasika Mahabal

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 […]

Won’t allow

Won’t allow

  “Everyone who passed through my life has always left something of theirs in me. The memory of a smile, a gesture, a laugh, a word, a kiss. If they hadn’t left anything, it would be because they didn’t exist. Even those who disrespected or hurt me left something in […]

Science Trivia

Science Trivia

  (Read it somewhere) Love – Oxytocin is the hormone which is associated with the feeling of ‘love’. Its importance is widely demonstrated in acts of orgasm, maternal behavior, and friendliness towards a person. It is, therefore, commonly referred to as the ‘love hormone’. Longevity – There is some belief […]