Category: Just like that

Embracing the Constant

A cliché phrase is often thrown around by people, ‘change is the only constant.’ It is used to justify the changes which take place in one’s life. Whether it is getting a fruitful opportunity or an emotionally wrecking situation in your life. At the core of it all, it is change. These are the changes which are taking place in your life.

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What is it for me?

The past fortnight, I have been asked a question by different people (who in no way are related to each other) at different locations, at different points of time. ‘Why do you write?’ The frequency of this question has led me to write this Perspective article for today. Something different than my usual ones. Why do I write? What is it for me?

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The Medium of Knowing

“If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.”

Nelson Mandela

The first word which I spoke in Hindi (my mother tongue) was, “पापा” which means father. It established an emotional connection with my father and my family. The first sentence which I spoke in English was, “A for Apple” and that was the beginnNing of my academic career.

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