Gempen, Switzerland

It’s my favourite place.. the place that gets me completely. Expanses of green, open in all directions…

Spring Blossoms…

Let me capture and keep you somewhere Your stay on that branch is so brief Yet the etching on the mind so strong.. in anticipation, in delight, in recollection

TV viewing for the thin-skinned

I am thin-skinned. Not that I cry at the drop of a hat, but more that it’s difficult for me to ignore an undercurrent in a conversation, or even a static sound on a TC. The official term is Highly Sensitive Person or HSP. HSPs are said to “process sensory data much more deeply and…

What Success Looks Like

In a recent conversation with a friend, the word ‘successful’ came up. Now, it is a rather overused word in professional contexts. It reminds me of a suited executive who spends majority of hours on an airplane, makes presentations in oak-paneled boardrooms, and is the muse for hundreds of elevator speeches. But the use of…

Eat Pray Love…Write

I usually steer clear of anything that comes with a ‘bestseller’ tag. The reason I picked up ‘Eat Pray Love’ was this TED talk by its author Elizabeth Gilbert. (http://www.ted.com/talks/elizabeth_gilbert_on_genius) She talked about the concept of creative genius in a heart-warming mix of vulnerability and sensibility, spirituality and logic. However, the book fails to reach…