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Monday Motivation: Educated Illiterate!

We all know that education is important. If asked, most people would respond by saying education is required to establish or forge a good career. However, a few of my observations led me to ask: Is that the only role that good education plays in our lives? I feel proud to say that I grew up …

Monday Motivation: Let’s Make the Earth Better!

Temperatures have been rising since February, but May has become particularly uncomfortable for all Punekars as temperatures have touched beyond 40 degrees Celsius! It is almost unimaginable how living beings adapt to such weather changes. This phenomenon is not restricted to Pune alone but the world over, summers have been extreme this year. It’s high time …

Monday Motivation: Women Breaking the Glass Ceiling

On Saturday, the 14th of October, Dr. Kiran Bedi visited the Symbiosis Medical College for Women to inspire the 4th batch of young doctors who were inducted into the medical college. I have known Dr. Kiran Bedi for quite some time. When you open the internet, you will find such inspiring information about her being a …

Monday Motivation: Help Yourself to Hobbies

We all lead busy lives that are torn between work, family and friends. What is it that can help us find ourselves then? I feel hobbies should be an important part of our lives. Every individual should have a hobby. A hobby may give you no tangible benefit but a hobby is like meditation. It helps …

Monday Motivation: Looking Beyond the Education Ecosystem

10,000,00 Indian students are studying in universities outside of India, while only 50,000 foreign students come to study in Indian universities! Doesn’t speak well, right? However, there was a time when India was considered the Vishwaguru in the field of education, as 1500 years ago, when thousands of students from across the world came to study …

Monday Motivation: More from Less…

An aspect that I often notice nowadays is that when we have more, then the will to face the challenges in life, is less. While some cower down to challenges, some decide to overcome each one till they have realized their aspiration! That in fact was the story of the twin sisters that I met recently. …

Monday Motivation: Happy World Environment Day!

While a lot is being said on World Environment Day on how we need to make a difference and make a change, I ponder upon the years gone by when being connected to the environment was a way of life. When I was a child wherever we stayed, whether it was an apartment or a bungalow …

Monday Motivation: Reflections of a Mother…

Among the various roles a woman plays in her lifetime, perhaps the one that is most challenging and impacts her the most is that of a mother. It’s one of the most beautiful roles that a woman plays. I have realized this through my journey and as I have grown up watching my mother. She, too, …