I have known that I'm different for a long time. When the whole world is going east I would be looking west. I gave up meat when I was in 12th grade and also became a Reiki Level II practitioner. I dabbled in yoga and spent Saturday mornings at a home for the mentally challenged. … Continue reading The Rise of the Sensitives
I turned vegetarian when I was 16. I saw a goat being slaughtered on television. I saw chickens with their feet tied to the handlebars of bicycles, their beaks grazing the wheels. My taste buds kinda died that day. I lost my taste for mutton and chicken and even seafood. I went a bit extreme … Continue reading Vegan or Vegetarian?
It has been hard for me to follow my dreams because they did not match the dreams others had for me. I know that is a very disempowering notion but when you are child in a adults-know-best world that's how it is. They wanted me to be a doctor and I really liked the idea until … Continue reading The Road Less Taken…
This post was meant to be on segregation and casteism and all the ugly covers we use to judge and divide us. But my wonderful husband told me this - your blog is about the positive, not about the negative. So I did not publish that post. Instead I have taken just the good points from it with … Continue reading The United Nations of the World
This post is long overdue. I meant to write this is 2009 and get it published in a newspaper or magazine in Chennai, India. Since that didn't happen I guess I'll have to be happy with this. M asked me the other day - who is your idol? I mentioned the name of my deceased … Continue reading Daring and Different…My Dadima