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Accept the Present Moment

Accept the Present Moment

Accept — then act. Whatever the present moment contains, accept it as if you had chosen it. Always work with it, not against it.This will miraculously transform your whole life.” ~Eckhart Tolle   The present moment acceptance is the end of the ego and start of happiness. Take this beautiful day as a new day […]

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Summer Movie Watch

Summer Movie Watch

            Most children and adults too….enjoy watching movies. In fact it is quite surprising to note that even adults enjoy watching popular animation/kids movies!More so, if these movies are based on books.It is like watching a book come alive, isn’t it? Movies inevitably manage to fascinate children and holidays are […]

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Vacation time !

Vacation time !

                                                             ORCHIDS – THE INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL   Dear Orchidian Parent, We have come to the end of yet another academic session. We thank you for your […]

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Top 5 things to do when exams are around the corner

Top 5 things to do when exams are around the corner

Rewind and go back to those days when you were a student – Remember how you felt when exams were around the corner? Speak to your parents/ siblings (if possible) – Ask them how they felt when you had exams. It is always good to refresh childhood memories and in all possibility you will get […]

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A page from MY DIARY

A page from MY DIARY

  Today I asked my twelve year old in casual conversation -“What would you like to be when you grow up sweetie?” Pat came her reply “I want to be a manager just like you Mummy.” “But I do not work at any office Shruti.” “You must be kidding Mom! If I grow up and […]

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Why I have changed into the person I never thought I would be

Why I have changed into the person I never thought I would be

It was a childhood habit which grew with time. I always complimented myself on the ability to stick to my plan, to complete a task within a specific time period and doing it error free. This quality in me helped me sail smoothly where my job was concerned. Moving around with lists and ticking off […]

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So…what next?

So…what next?

There was a wedding in the family and Shyam’s cousins were going to be at his place for the next few days. He could barely conceal his excitement. His big brothers were fun and there was never a moment of quiet with them around. Being the only child, Shyam missed having siblings- his cousins Bharat […]

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The Reality of it!

The Reality of it!

The reality of it! “That is my share of water you are drinking Maria!” “Sorry, mine got over and I felt extremely thirsty.” “Mom, look Maria is finishing MY water!” “Go park your cycle first Ren and make sure both of you fill your oxygen tank today itself.” “No….no….it is simply not possible Mom, how […]

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This New Year….all of us MUST do this!

This New Year….all of us MUST do this!

This New Year….all of us MUST do this! The best gift that we could give ourselves this New Year is – ‘the art of living in the moment’. Often we get trapped in our routines. We find ourselves caught in situations and moments, where we find it difficult to tear ourselves mentally away from the […]

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So…it is that awesome time of the year again!!

So…it is that awesome time of the year again!!

    So…it is that awesome time of the year again!! The Season had set in….finally! For Thomas it was the much awaited season of the year. He had finished setting up the tree, hung those baubles, bought those precious gifts for his family and friends and lovingly gift wrapped them. Apart from the fact […]

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