We all have heard and shared these quotes before, 'When life gives you lemons, make lemonade!', 'When people throw stones at you, collect them and build an Empire!' Implementing these in our own life does take a lot of courage, patience, and a rock-solid support especially emotional and spiritual support. The support could be from … Continue reading Blessing in Disguise!
Happy Friday...I have been meaning to add info about the key contributors to this blog-site for a while now... Finally I got around to it!Sri. RamaMurthy He is a key contributor and also the very inspiration behind this blog-site. A few years back, when we were exchanging ideas and articles on WhatsApp, he asked me, … Continue reading ManjushaMedleys’s Co-bloggers
Cousins' Day is still a few months away. But, a photo shared by my Aunt (my Mom's Sister-in-law) took me down the memory lane and all the nice time we cousins had (and still having :-)). This is a pic from her wedding reception (early 1980s). Little girls draped in Sarees!! I was telling my … Continue reading Cousins’ Gang
A thought-provoking write-up I received in one of my WhatsUp groups got me thinking about this topic. Am sure many, many of you out there have either experienced or seen it. Despite some positive changes wherein people are understanding the value of me-time to unwind and re-energize, there are still quite a number of folks … Continue reading Selflessness vs. Self-care, the Perpetual Dilemma
I was listening to one of the discourses of Isha Foundation's Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev. In that particular video, Sadhguru talks about the inward and outward dimensions of our life, not letting outside situations control our happiness / emotions, and being joyous is the fundamental aspect of everybody's life. This reminded me of an incident from … Continue reading Happiness Is An Inside Job
Yesterday, I was reading Calvin & Hobbes with my kid. One particular cartoon section on Mother's Day gift by Calvin cracked us up. It reminded me of an incident that happened when my kids were still in Pre-K. I used to work in downtown Boston. My husband and I had this arrangement wherein I would … Continue reading Kids Have Their Priorities Straight 🙂