coorg

5 reasons you should be in Coorg now

Of course Coorg is full of exciting tourist spots and if you’ve been there once or are planning to, then chances are you know the names already: Abbey Falls, Dubare Elephant Camp, Nagarhole Wildlife Sanctuary, and so on. But this blog isn’t about those things. All of them have been written about already and you […]

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meditate

5 Unexpected Ways to Meditate

A lot has been said about meditation and mindfulness. But many people have a practical problem: they simply don’t know how to make it work for them. This is despite the benefits of meditation: it reduces anxiety, prevents stress, wards of sickness, and even makes you smarter. However, sitting motionless on a mat and ‘thinking […]

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Liberal

Why we all need to be more ‘liberal’

The US election is in the news every day. If we think it doesn’t impact our lives and our sanity, then that thinking is both true and untrue. At a macro-economic level, yes, it probably doesn’t affect us. But the election has inadvertently raised questions on fundamental human issues like equality, liberty and opportunity. These […]

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ode to leisure

ODE TO LEISURE

What is this life, full of screens, We have no respite from our machines. No time to sit beside the river And listen to songs that make the soul quiver. No time to see, when fields we pass The butterfly’s wing that is like stained glass. No time to see, in broad daylight, Dark, leafy […]

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stay sane

How to Stay Sane

Despite some of our best intentions and cheeriest dispositions, it is hard to feel 100% optimistic and secure about the future of the world these days. Cities are choking under the weight of bad planning and corruption. Insular, arrogant leaders are galvanizing vulnerable voters in developed countries. Climate change continues to get ignored or receive […]

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