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Living the Life of Your Child

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2006, it’s 9 in the morning, I get a call from a friend of mine in Chennai. After the initial pleasantaries, I ask him, “ So how is India treating you?” The question semed to have opened a floodgate for my friend who was back in India for good after a stint of twelve long years in Utath, in the US.

Where Do I Belong?

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Like every other week day, I boarded my bus at 8.40 am and was glad to find an empty seat in the ladies section. I slid in thankfully in an empty ladies seat and stared out at the same roads that were a part of my everyday. Two stops away from where I boarded, the bus stopped for a minute to pick up four passengers.Like everyone else, my eyes gazed in idle curiosity at the new entrants. Just as I was about to take away my eyes from idle speculation I noticed that one of them was a transgender. My gaze paused there for a wee bit more than on the others.

Colleagues Help You Live Long

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Getting along with co-workers can significantly increase your lifespan, says latest research.

Many companies are famous for their "work hard, play hard" attitudes and friendly work environments, but are their employees healthier too? According to a new research, a positive relationship with your co-workers has long-term health benefits.

Relationship Tips: How To Deal With Bully Bosses And Husbands

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All of us have, at some point or the other, have come across certain people who always seem to be telling us what to do, when to do it, how to do it, or why we should (or not) be doing it. Basically they seem to want to control all your actions.

Marriage And Money Problems: When The Wife Earns More

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Although, today Indian society is far more open to the idea of working women, some of whom may be earning more than their husbands, this scenario may still spell disaster for a marriage. Pallavi Bhattacharya profiles some couples where the husbands are proud of their successful wives.

Single Women: The Pros And Cons Of Staying Single For Life

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Single women enjoy the benefits of freedom, financial independence and the ability to prioritise their career above family. Staying single is a choice that Indian women are choosing in increasing numbers, as they refuse to settle for less than satisfying relationships.
Pallavi Bhattacharya analyses why, like all other choices in life, choosing to staying single has its pros and cons.

A Word for the Real "Beauty"

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I opened my little eyes for the first time, and saw the most beautiful eyes, with drops of water in them, looking down at me. I kept looking at them. The mesmerizing eyes were looking at me with all the love in the world.

In a moment, I saw the drops fall down from the eyes, and rest upon a smile so gentle and warm, that I curled up in the warmth of her arms. That was the most beautiful smile! I didn’t want to be anywhere else at that time. Wrapped up in her arms, I felt warm, safe and happy.

The Magical Words

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It was 2 AM. And Nikita was tossing on her bed from one side to another. It was not new to her that she was not asleep at this time. On most situations she would either be reading a book or watching a movie. But today there was another reason for her insomnia. Her thoughts were keeping her awake. Definitely something was wrong!

Get Along For Long Life

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Do you hate your colleagues for any reason? Or do you have problems in getting along with them? Think again. That reduces your lifespan. Change now and live longer. This is the message of a recent study published by the American Psychological Association.  Support from colleagues is very valuable for long life whereas there is not much value for the support from the boos for the same aspect.

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