The Best Gift I Ever Received

A Tangible Opportunity to Grow!

The internet and the online world is SIMPLY AMAZING! We all have experienced the power of receiving information which we were looking for, instantly. And then we find ourselves reading stuff we were not really looking for. And we have the power to turn around and Be The Person Writing That Stuff and sharing that […]

5 Tips to Say Goodbye

Permission from an 8 Year old

“Mom do you have to go?” was my little ones’ tag line at bedtime, for a whole week before my weeklong trip for a conference. Even after sitting down and patiently telling her where and why mom is going and why she cannot come, I could see it was still very hard for her to […]

The Gift of Time Series; being mindful

How to spend quality time and bond with your kids even when you are tired and don’t have the time!

Hint; Money cannot buy Quality time and it’s NOT Social media! Having 2 kids, a 12 year old son and 8 year old daughter equals a constant nagging feeling of inadequacy; either with your time with them, or the bonding you create with them, or being strict enough. To make matters worse my daughter sometimes […]

Big Picture Clarity with Next Step Focus

Simplifying daily decision making!

Decision making, infact making multiple decisions on a regular basis is something we are all doing. Day in and day out. Either for ourselves, our family and friends, our community or this planet at large. You get the point. They can be seemingly small like what color top should I pick to match my pants […]

Sportsmanship

Education that inspires!

Coming from India I am used to the term “sportsman spirit” and here you hear your kids say “sportsmanship”. Both are the same I think.  The dictionary definition is profound and powerful! “Sportsmanship” refers to virtues such as fairness, self-control, courage, and persistence, and has been associated with interpersonal concepts of treating others and being […]

Find your Purpose and maximize life!

Different strokes for different folks!

Hello Friends, Am writing this post after a 2 week spiritual retreat …and boy was that intense! So I am getting back to normal and decided to pose a thought- provoking question so each one of us can step back and see the big picture of where we are heading! What is Your life’s purpose? […]

Freedom and Vulnerability …what’s so fearsome about that ?

A true Paradigm Shift!

Recently my 6th grader told us they had to write an essay; the topic was “Are ZOO’s good?” Immediately my daughter said, “They are good for people and bad for animals!” Like Duhh..  To which Yaani replied, “They are good for animals too as they are given food, have a safe place to live and are […]

Saying “No” can be positive…

Not too hot, not too cold, can you get it just right?

I remember when I had just sold my dental practice and was in my very 1st week of being free. (Have to take a deep breath here…it still gives me the goosebumps). All the guilt I had had, as a working mom not making it to my kids’ gymnastics practice or swim team, made me take […]

Are birthdays always Happy?

Turning a corner in my life

Ok I just turned 45! Sharing my age is now a feather in my cap! Now I can safely say I am experienced in most instances. Yes! over 2 decades …can close my eyes and show you how its done! Your gut feeling is mostly correct, your estimation skills are to the last drop, you […]