Day 19: Mutually Inclusive

There was a time when I was struggling with my job, spending long hours at work, taking on more work than I could possibly handle, just to prove myself. I observed a colleague, come in any time of the day and leave quite early. This used to surprise and irritate me. “How can she come…

Day 16: Care to Share

How does it feel when you care for someone and receive blessings in return? How does it feel to share a slice of pizza with a hungry friend? Both caring and sharing trigger the feel good hormone oxytocin, also known as the “cuddle hormone”, released when there is a social bonding. This makes us feel…

Day 12: No Equation

  “Comparison is an act of violence against the self.” Iyanla Vanzant, an American inspirational speaker and lawyer. Very early in life we start comparing ourselves to others, little realizing that each of us is an individual with characteristic strengths and of course weaknesses. My children would come home from a friends’ place and harangue…