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A Portfolio Life

Reading Time: 5 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login  “I lead a portfolio life” is my response to the question, “What do you do now?” It invariably draws a …

Between Life and Death

Reading Time: 5 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login The Sick. The Old. The Corpse. I had always pondered about these three even as a child, mostly because I …

Holding blank cheques

Reading Time: 6 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login Ever received signed blank cheques from strangers? 🙂 That’s what many times I feel like in life these days. So …

Make it happen

Reading Time: 5 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login Make it Happen! It was a warm afternoon in the winters of 2012. I was at my desk with multiple …

Gratitude Diary For 2020

Reading Time: 4 minutes This Gratitude Note is not for you *
#If others happiness makes you jittery.
#You are addicted to news channels.
#You are a Pessimist.
#Your favorite pastime is cribbing about life.”

No more about myself

Reading Time: 4 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login It was about 10 years ago when I was part of a small volunteer social organization. We used to go …

Let us Volunteer

Reading Time: 3 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login Together We Can, Through Volunteering! The 2020 UN Volunteers’ theme this International Volunteer day calls for everyone to volunteer towards …

Cerebral Palsy to Writing!

Reading Time: 4 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login ‘An aspiring academician acting as an administrator by accident’, is how I describe myself today. At the age of eight …

A Bumpy Ride with Cerebral Palsy

Reading Time: 4 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login A Bundle of Contradictions I was a runaway topper in school, college and university, but when it came to my …

Disability or Capability?

Reading Time: 4 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2020 International Disability Capability Day 2020 The adage goes, “Everybody is a genius. But …

Myth to Reality of being an Author

Reading Time: 5 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login I began writing when I translated Ranjit Desai’s short stories (they never got published, though!) Ranjit Desai is one of …

An accidental Author

Reading Time: 4 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login Writing: Destiny or Choice? I am an accidental writer. Authorship may have been ordained, but never planned. Though I had …

Contracting AIDS

Reading Time: 3 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login 35 years old Sunita (name changed) belongs to a remote village in Ambedkarnagar district of eastern Uttar Pradesh in India. …

AIDS 2020: Resilience and Impact

Reading Time: 4 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login World Health Organisation: World AIDS Day 2020 Theme: Global solidarity, resilient services UNAIDS: Global Solidarity and Shared Responsibility! Centers for …

Living with AIDS

Reading Time: 3 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login It has been a year since I was diagnosed HIV+ and that brought my life crumbling down. The infection was …

Her womb, her choice…

Reading Time: 3 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login Meghan, writes about the miscarriage There have been tremendous celebrity trolling for late pregnancies getting reported in the COVID19 times. …

World Television Day

Reading Time: 4 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login Has Television lost its purpose? The year 2020 marks the 30 years of one of the best Television shows ever …

A part Author

Reading Time: 4 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login   A part Author – A story of Partition I was at a much delayed 40th birthday celebration in Goa …

Meet the Astrologer

Reading Time: 3 minutes To comment, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login His job at stake? Thanks to the internet and tweets from some celebrities, our neighborhood astrologer in Gomti Nagar of Lucknow became an overnight …

Am I Responsible or the Victim?

Reading Time: 4 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login Responsibility, Responsibility, Responsibility! I attended my first yoga class 3 years back, and in the 2nd or 3rd session, the …

Purpose of Writing

Reading Time: 5 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login Did you always want to be an author? How did the transition from the corporate world happen? Circa 1998. I …

Don’t take things for granted!

Reading Time: 3 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login Revisiting the struggle and valuing nature! On this occasion of the World Calamity Control day celebrated on the 14th of …

Caught overseas in a riot

Reading Time: 4 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login A day from my life! It was just another normal day in PT Pertama shipyard when I was heading for …

A man-made Disaster?

Reading Time: 7 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login A man-made disaster? I couldn’t explain that feeling. But all I could say that I wanted to get rid of …

Gone with the wind!

Reading Time: 4 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login A night that was… I remember waking up in the middle of the night, hearing a loud banging noise and …

Why and What of Mental Health!

Reading Time: 4 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login “More than a Day, More than the Pandemic”: A Collective Investment in Mental Health Prologue The world is chaotic, thanks …

Collaborate to Compete

Reading Time: 5 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login Collaborate to Compete conversation with Sanjiv Aiyar, President Pan IIM Alumni Singapore “Collaborate, Connect & Change” sums up Sanjiv Aiyar’s …

The Quietest Hour

Reading Time: 6 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login There have been a few rare moments in my life until now when people have asked me to dish out …

Galyna Kogut

Reading Time: 2 minutes Qualification / Certifications PhD, NTU Singapore About Me A researcher with National Institute of Education (NIE) and PhD from Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Galyna focuses on Pedagogy and Teaching with …

Paromita Bannerjee

Reading Time: 2 minutes Qualification / Certifications Bachelor of Science, University of Calcutta EGMP, IIM Bangalore About Me Paromita is a leader in People Practices with a knack towards solving problems. An IIM Bangalore alumna and a story …

Thanks for Booking

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afFAIRY Tale: A new beginning!

Reading Time: 4 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login afFAIRY Tale: A new beginning At the end of an extramarital affair, can my marriage survive? Yes! So many …

Pradheep Padmanathan

Pradheep Padmanathan

Reading Time: 2 minutes Qualification / Certifications B Tech, College of Engineering Guindy MBA, IIM Bangalore About Me Pradheep is the head of operations at Razorhorse. He headed customer support operations at Aurea software …

Rahul Singh

Reading Time: 2 minutes Qualification / Certifications Bachelor of Engineering (Honors), NTU Singapore MBA, IIM Bangalore About Me Rahul Singh currently works for Deutsche Bank in Sales and Content Management. A banker by the …

The Fallacy of Sunk Cost

Reading Time: 6 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login In business, a sunk cost is any cost that has already been paid or incurred and cannot be recovered. This …

In-Dependence with Independence!

Reading Time: 5 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login What happens to my “Me Time” when I am living with my spouse? The modern-day love is not composed of …

Happiness – Russell’s paradox?

Reading Time: 5 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login Russell’s paradox: “To be without some of the things you want is an indispensable part of happiness.” Counter-intuitive though it …

Midlife Crisis

Reading Time: 4 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login I had never really understood this concept of middle age blues till, of course, I hit middle age myself. Isn’t …

Freedom and Women

Reading Time: 6 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login What does freedom mean to you as a woman? Freedom can not be achieved unless the women have been emancipated …

Independence from Chasing Grades

Reading Time: 5 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login “Do not study to be successful, study to better yourself. Do not chase success; instead, target excellence and success will …

I want my Independence

Reading Time: 4 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login I want my Independence I want to be able to buy gifts for my dear ones on birthdays I want …

Grades do not exist in the real world

Reading Time: 4 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login Probably it is school where I have felt every emotion of happiness, sadness, curiosity, anxiety, jealousy, success and failure.  It …

Beyond Grades

Reading Time: 3 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login What’s the purpose of education? Why are millions of rupees spent each year on the schooling of a child? The …

Toppers are born or made?

Reading Time: 4 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login Much more precious than those few moments of success, are those innumerable moments of the journey to the goal; those …

Being a Board Topper

Reading Time: 4 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login If I were to name my happiest, most fearful and the most exciting memory, it would be in school. I …

Money grows on tree?

Reading Time: 3 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login When I was growing up my parents often told me that money doesn’t grow on tree. I sort of disagreed …

LockLove in LockDown

Reading Time: 6 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login Stay in love while staying together! Make it work like a PRO! Indian Express: June 8, 2020 – Lockdown …

Traveling without moving

Reading Time: 5 minutes To comment or receive more such wisdom, please register on www.gyanalogy.com/login In the second week of March, I had an invitation from Times of India and Madhya Pradesh Tourism to be …

Fasting – Hunger over Whim

Reading Time: 3 minutes Today, Orthodox Christian world is celebrating Easter – one of the most significant days in a Christian calendar. It symbolizes the victory of good over evil, the sacrifice that Jesus …