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Change-the only constant in Life!

Change-the only constant in Life!

Changes, as they say, are the only constant in life-And moving away from home to live on your own, is undoubtedly one of the biggest changes in most people’s lives. Although I technically moved out of my house almost 6 years back, when I started college and lived in a hostel, almost 7 hours away … Continue reading

One month in the US

One month in the US

Today marks one month of my stay in the United States. Although this is not the first time I am spending a full month here (The first was 8 years back, when I came here on a visitor visa), this trip is different, in many ways. For one, I am on a student visa, and … Continue reading

The Pareto Principle

The Pareto Principle

The Pareto Principle is a general observation that most things in life aren’t distributed evenly. The 80-20 rule or Pareto principle as it is known today came about after an Italian economist Vilfred Pareto, made the observation that 80% of the land in Italy was owned by 20% of the population. More generally, it can … Continue reading

Long time, no post :)

I can’t believe its more than a month since my last blog post. I guess october was a busy month with the second internal exams, assignments,  tests and other Project related work. The month went by fast, and though i got down to making 2 post-drafts, i never actually posted them- yes they’re still lying … Continue reading

Man proposes, God disposes!

Our college was closed the whole of last week, since it was Mata Amritanandamayi’s Birthday celebrations in our campus.(She is a spiritual leader, and in India most spiritual leaders are respected and idolised as much as demigods or even Gods sometimes :D). I came home on 24th sept. and since I had 9 full days … Continue reading

World Car-Free Day

World Car-Free Day

September 22nd is World Car-Free Day. As a part of spreading awareness on this day, the Amrita Sanjeevani Association of our campus organised a 10km Cycle Rally, from Karunagapally to Amritapuri. I have been an active part of some of Sanjeevani’s activities in the past two years, and decided to participate in the Cycle Rally … Continue reading

Expectations Hurt..

A few random events this past week got me thinking about this- till I finally thought I’d post it here.. How often is it that we think we belong to a certain category of people but then realize we are not.  We think we are confident and optimistic enough and EXPECT to do well, but … Continue reading

Sleep Walking

My cousins from the US landed here late saturday evening, and after dinner and a game of Carroms we decided it was Sleep time.  They were tired from the long hours on the flight and I was tired as I had woken up rather early on Saturday morning. So by eleven thirty or so, We … Continue reading

It’s a Wonderful Life

I found this movie on several lists such as  ‘Best movies ever made’,’America’s 100 best movies’ etc so thought I should definitely try to see it sometime. Finally watched it a few days back and liked it very much. Here’s a brief description of the story. It’s a Wonderful Life is a heartwarming 1946 American … Continue reading