Have You Ever Been Bullied? Part II-Adulthood

RedBull gives you wiiings! My entry into adulthood was nothing short of a grand stage entrance high on RedBull!. I was charged-up, driven and determined. I had set out to do something that no one in my family had ever done before. I was going to learn to fly and become a pilot with absolutely … Continue reading Have You Ever Been Bullied? Part II-Adulthood

Show Yourself!

I want to show myselfAnd yet here I hide.I don't rely on myselfWho else is there to find.I want to show myselfBut I am scared inside.How will anybody else seeThings I miss in plain sight.I want to show myselfNot the shell outside.It is a good decoySometimes, I like it more than I.I want to show … Continue reading Show Yourself!

Mission Impossible! Story of A First Time Blogger.

Take a leap of faith! This is a random thought materializing out of nowhere, literally. Almost like this blog. When I first started writing, I had no idea what I wanted to say. So, that is exactly what I said. (Push to Start!) It was a leap of faith, indeed. After my first post, Word … Continue reading Mission Impossible! Story of A First Time Blogger.

How To Experience Sadness?

Meanings are not determined by situations, but we determine ourselves by the meanings we give to situations. Alfred Adler,  Austrian psychotherapist, 1870-1937 Alfred Adler was a courageous man who dared to take a path tangential to that of Sigmund Freud. He said that we are what we choose to make of our situation, here and now! … Continue reading How To Experience Sadness?

Do We Really Know How to Listen!

When I ask you to listen to me and you start giving me advice, you have not done what I asked. When I ask you to listen to me and you begin to tell "why I should not feel that way", you are trampling on my feelings. When I ask you to listen to me … Continue reading Do We Really Know How to Listen!

Hello! I am your Captain speaking!

Recently, I was asked to speak on a worldwide forum featuring women in various roles. During my introductory meeting with them, Gratitude and Re-Focus turned out to be the focal points. Hence, it was decided as our topic for the interview. We felt it was worth sharing this perspective, especially in these COVID times. The … Continue reading Hello! I am your Captain speaking!

Contradictions!

Opposites attract is a known fact.Why it is so, nobody knows that! Sweet and sour, we like the mix,Love and heartbreak is a good movie fix. Confidence and submission can surprisingly coexist. Watch out as it creeps in from the back exit. Strength may also come from weakness. Let the default reaction come from kindness. … Continue reading Contradictions!

Ubiquitous Assimilation!

I thought of changing the name of the topic. It may be that many do not know what it means and not read further and others may be curious to know more and read on. I decided to take that chance. The words, Ubiquitous Assimilation, sound very fancy. A vocabulary bomb, actually! I was bombed … Continue reading Ubiquitous Assimilation!

Do you want it to be easier? I did too!

Would it be easierIf I was conventional and stuck to the script?Would it be easierIf I just listened to the voice of reason?Would it be easierIf it were as simple as it is in my head?Would it be easierIf I didn't say everything that came to my mind?Would it be easierIf I didn't follow my … Continue reading Do you want it to be easier? I did too!

Degree of difficulty!

I have spent my entire professional career in the field of Aviation in various capacities. I have received a tremendous amount of attention, respect and even adulation along the way. Only recently, I was made to realize that all the responsibility, skill, experience and qualifications amount to almost nothing on paper in the outside world. … Continue reading Degree of difficulty!