Perspectives

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What my grandson taught me about the lost art of gifting

We must pay attention when our loved ones talk to us so that when the time comes, we will know what would be the perfect gift for them

Confessions of an army wife

Find out what it means to be married to a man who serves in the Indian Army—from the woman herself
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How taking a break from Facebook improved my life right away

If you find yourself getting addicted to facebook the way I was, then you too should try the same and give yourself a break
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The wise old art of story telling

Stories have a wealth of wisdom in them, especially if they are narrated by our elders. What's more, storytelling helps seniors know that their life matters
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Signs that your doctor is unprofessional

Doctors may be critically important to our lives, but that doesn't mean they can treat their patients badly; a doctor tells us how to decide when it is time to find another doctor
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Confessions of a psychiatrist

A psychiatrist who spent a decade in the US shares her insights on the obstacles in mental healthcare in India
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Read these travails of a meddlesome mom

A seasoned mother shares her delightful experience of raising her kids from childhood through adolescence into adulthood
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6 life lessons I learned from my toddler

A father accompanied his toddler son to the playground and came back learning these lessons for life
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How much should you trust astrology? An astrologer answers

Astrology and predictions have their place, but so does free will. The bottom line is that it should empower, not scare you
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Breaking my smartphone addiction was the best decision ever

If asked to give up your smartphone for one day, could you do it, asks Megan Zakrzewski

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