People who have grown up with a brother or sister at home will have innumerable memories. Those which hold the power to moisten your eyes and curve your lips. Those that are a gateway to reminisce about your childhood days, innocence, childishness and a carefree life where the only commitment was to eat, study and sleep. Once the 3 boxes were checked off, we had … Continue reading Siblings and secrets..S for Sathya..
R for road trips.. A lot of things can happen over a road trip. Sudden realizations, life changing decisions, a much needed push/ pull, a lesson for lifetime from a most harrowing experience, blossoming friendships, blooming love and you may even find a key to your heart and dreams during such trips. Most importantly, this mind numbing monotonous robot life needs a whiff of fresh … Continue reading R for roadtrips
Theories and researchers have proved that, the neurobiological system that intercedes the emotional stimulus and our memory is closely connected. The hormones that are released by this emotional arousal controls the coalescence of our long term memory. Recent researches have demonstrated that humans have more autobiographic memory of their experiences than other living beings. Our human brain gives enormous weightage to all the occasions in … Continue reading O for Occasions
K for kuppu paati. My Kuppu paati (father’s mother) is the reason I am here, rekindling all my best memories and being grateful to so many people around me. She was a very thin-fair skinned lady, with a broad forehead, well combed bun, wrinkled cheeks, diamond earrings in her ears and single gold bangle in each hand. I saw her as a multifaceted, elegant woman, … Continue reading K for kuppu paati
J for Joyous movie rides..During 1990’s not every house had cable connections or these satellite channels. We felt elated and thrilled to go to theatres and watch movies. It wasn’t an every-week affair. We went for movies with the entire extended family, during vacations or as a reward to our good behaviour. Those fun filled movie outings are inherent and unfading part of my childhood … Continue reading J for Joyous movie rides..
I for influence of my life events… These days, there are number of case studies and researches going on to define and measure our happiness. Happiness is a very relative emotion pertaining to the psychological quotient, societal influence, economic and physical conditions of the people. The identity of a person emerges from the culmination of all our life experiences. Increased probability of happiness in every … Continue reading I for influence of my life events…
H for Home….Generally, conception of good beliefs and faith in a person are an impact of the formative childhood years. It is believed that the family members, neighbourhood and places we live in, infuse a certain wisdom, culminating in a metamorphosis by which the adulthood is attained.I grew up wanting to explore places, experience multiculturalism, learn different languages, meet lot of people. True to my … Continue reading H for Home…The place I grew up.