Category Aakanksha Bhatnagar

He is always there…

He is always there…

When my friends ran towards the school van, dirtying their shoes with sand, I, like a princess would arrive, holding my father’s hand, As the van moved and I used to wave my hand, a smile would come on his face, oh so grand! Back from school, tired and with everything hard to bear, I knew to receive his little princess he was always there.   When the formulae of mathematics I could not understand,

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Our world of PAIN & PLEASURE

  In NLP we often use two words ‘Pain’ and ‘Pleasure’. All our actions are governed by them e.g. pleasure for eating junk food and pain for exercising. Pleasure for watching TV and pain for reading a book. Pleasure in chatting with colleagues and pain for doing the job. We connect it to our thoughts and emotions as well, and since emotion governs the motion. These 2P’s form our entire lifestyle. A recent observation on this

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Should History affect the present and future of India?

Should History affect the present and future of India?

“Study the past if you would define the future”  – Confucius Recently, I saw a Ted Talk, delivered by Michelin Star Indian chef Vikas Khanna where, he shared an inspiring story. In the year 1893, in South Africa, Mahatma Gandhi was asked to disembark from a first-class coach even though he had a valid ticket because he was not “white”. The bias which he faced that day ignited a spark in him, changed his belief,

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Empowered from within…

Empowered from within…

  “I can’t take up a job as my husband wouldn’t allow.” “My mother in law prefers that I cook. Hence, even after a 9-6 job I must come home and prepare a meal.” “My dad didn’t want me to learn dancing. So, I quit!” “My parents are under a lot of pressure for us to get married as we are two sisters and have no brother.” These are some gut-wrenching statements, I hear on

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ATTITUDE OF GRATITUDE

ATTITUDE OF GRATITUDE

Attitude of Gratitude Today, while driving towards my office I got stuck in a terrible traffic jam. While waiting for the never-ending pile of cars to move ahead, I was getting anxious for I knew that I will be late again and will have to give yet another explanation to my forever smirking boss. Sitting in the car and getting irritated, I happen to look left at the footpath and there I saw a child

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