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The Palace of Illusions: A Must Read

I guess, from the time I started reading, it was mostly the works of international authors for me. Venturing into reading something written by an Indian author was a far-fetched idea. That does not mean I did not read books … Continue reading

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Being a Teacher – The Passion

We experience joy in several ways. The joy of cradling a baby, the joy of being in the arms of a loved one, the joy of Christmas, and so many others. Then there is the joy that you experience when … Continue reading

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Ph.D.: Not Just a Degree, It’s a (Torturous) Way of Life – Part 6

The crux of my posts in this Ph.D. series should be my actual research work and not my complaints. 😀 So, let me throw light on what I actually did. I’ll try to keep it as simple as I can; … Continue reading

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Ph.D.: Not Just a Degree, It’s a (Torturous) Way of Life – Part 5

So, I really could not afford to change my place of research and continued to persevere in terms of completing my research work while at the same time doing those “extra-curricular” stuff. In spite of all the cribbing that I … Continue reading

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Still the Same – Epilogue

Sitting in her room, just before bedtime, she thought about the little girl she had met at the end of her paper presentation. The girl, sitting with her mother in the front row of the auditorium, had smiled up at … Continue reading

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Still the Same – Faith: That’s All You Need

Hopeful is how she described herself now. She even has a tattoo representing hope. Whoa! For someone who couldn’t fathom getting inked, that was a big step. She had indeed come a long way. A little girl, who thought that … Continue reading

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Still the Same – Lesson: Loving Yourself is Important!

Yes. That is what was missing for so long. She had forgotten to love herself. She had forgotten to live her life. It had always been about others. It was time to find herself. What were the things that she … Continue reading

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