One Minute Kindness – 2

Some time back, I wrote ‘One Minute Kindness’ on this blog. Simple, yet powerful. Here comes Part II! I was reading Rajesh Setty’s blog Life Beyond Code in which he quotes every day anecdotes about Thoughtfulness… He talks about an email that he received from a friend in Sweden, who was a long time employee […]

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The Company You Keep

I met a fine gentleman, Dr Omar, in Lahore the other day. Since he spoke Urdu in an accent not usually associated with people of Punjab, I had to ask him how did he learn to speak such a refined version of Urdu. His reply was simple but thought-provoking.¬†Although, it is something that we have […]

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Don’t Forgive – At Your OWN Peril!

I wrote an earlier postcalled “Forgive or Not To Forgive? RETHINK!” which resulted in mixedreactions. Some thought it is almost impossible to forgive, especially if theperson has hurt you deeply. And others thought it is possible to forgive but can’t forget. Agreed! But… If you don’t forgive, whathappens? You keep thinking: ‘I wish she hadn’t […]

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The Forgotten Art of Good Conversation

Who, in your mind, is the best conversationalist?The person who people call the ‘Jaan’ (Life) of a group or party?Someone who impresses you with his/her ‘gift of gab’? Personality? Style?Cracks jokes that you have never heard before and can’t stop laughing hours afterwards?Knows all the latest news (read: gossip!)?Et al…You can add here more of […]

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