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June 2009

Being a parent

During a discussion, the topic of being accountable came up. What would prompt an adult to put blame on other people rather than accept the fact that they were wrong?You have to learn to be accountable for your actions. That is something your parents strive to teach you. I remember my parents telling me that [...]

I don’t know

One day Alice came to a fork in the road and saw a Cheshire cat in a tree. “Which road do I take?” she asked. “Where do you want to go?” was his response. “I don’t know,” Alice answered. “Then,” said the cat, “it doesn’t matter.” – Lewis Carroll. I think the above scenario happens [...]

Perfection

I think along with everything else in the world, even perfection is a state of mind. I went to a dance graduation last night. It was an Indian dance graduation – where the student has to perform a series of numbers – solo with a live orchestra. It usually ends up being a 3 to [...]

Make it Happen

I have written about this before, but I am constantly amazed when certain things happen. Actually I should not be amazed because did I not want it that way in the first place? It is the conditioning of the mind that you are brought up with. Some people are brought up with skepticism and doubt [...]

The Paranoid Optimist

Have you ever heard of the paranoid optimist? Well, if you have not – you can meet one here, namely, yours truly. Now you may ask – would that not be a pessimist?And I would answer – no. There truly is a difference. A pessimist is one who always sees the glass half empty. They [...]