Five years back from this writing, she was four and urgently needed a life-saving kidney transplant. Her mother became her hero then. The mother donated her kidney to gift her child a second chance at life. And, today as a 9-year-old, she aspires to be a singer in the times to come. And that dream … Continue reading Nugget-20: This 9-Year-Old Girl Inspired Me Today!
When I lost my father, everything in my life was falling apart. I had every reason to cry, lament and ultimately end my life there and then. But, there was a part of me which kept telling me, in due time this phase shall pass. That was Hope. Today, I have very much moved on … Continue reading Nugget-19: What Kind Of A Feeling Is Hope?
More girls in our society should have been brought up listening to the tales of masterful women like Rosa Parks, Mother Teresa, Madam Curie and Sarojini Naidu rather than listening to the mystic tales of Snow White, Cinderella and other fit and fancy looking barbies with pink cheeks and perfect body figures. That way we … Continue reading Nugget-18: We Need To Tell Our Girls The Right Stories!
Good times bring joys. Bad times bring opportunities to excel and make us worthy of greater joys. In a nutshell, bad times are not really bad. They are just goodness in disguise. We the people of this world have the propensity to run away from bad experiences. We spend so much of our lives focusing … Continue reading Nugget-17: Bad Times Are Goodness In Disguise!
Dear Zindagi, We have been introduced to each other for over twenty-two and a half years now. During this long course, we have been through some tough and rough patches and some beautiful cherished ones too. But, despite losing love for you so very many times, you always found ways to make me fall back … Continue reading Nugget-16: Dear Zindagi, I love You!
Greetings Reader! My father never wanted a boss on his head. He wanted to be the owner of his own business. Ergo, he tried his hands on a few businesses early in his life but sadly those ventures never panned out well. The failure of repeated efforts to run a business of his own got … Continue reading Nugget-15: Life Does Not Always Offer Second Chances. Realize That!
Ever since ninth grade, we had been a closely knit cohort of four friends. It would not be wrong to say that we were the best of friends back then who did everything together. We were so close, that even our parents used to treat us like their own. But, as time grew, so did … Continue reading Nugget-14: Console A Friend Who Has Just Lost A Parent.
It was my first business plan in action. It was naive but a great way to add weight to this 15-year-old’s piggy bank. I was in 9th grade back then. Access to movies, games, softwares and operating systems like windows took place mostly by the means of CDs or DVDs, here in India. Also, having … Continue reading Nugget-13: My Naive Business, From When I Was In 9th Grade.
It was my father's body. We had lost him in a hit and run road accident. An SUV driven by an intoxicated person suddenly veered off its trajectory and rammed into my father's 5′10 burly body. However strong and well built a human body may be, but it's no match for a metal machine which … Continue reading Nugget-12: When I Touched Him The Last Time.
Greetings Reader! I am a person who has never been able to understand the worldly definitions of beauty. I often wonder how did such a large proportion of our population end up defining beauty on parameters like a person’s skin tone, complexion, body figure and the proportion of fats at various positions on one's body. … Continue reading Nugget-11: The Entire Concept Of ‘Beauty’ Needs A Revamp. Now!