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How and when you can be HAPPY?

Everyone who has clicked on the link, wants to know how he/she can be HAPPY?  Because this is what everyone wants. Whatever we do, we do it to attain happiness. First let’s answer when you can be happy, which will automatically answer how you can be happy? You can be happy now! Who is stopping you? You must be thinking it is easy to say but very difficult to implement when you have so much

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Things everyone should know by the age of 20

20 is a milestone age for most. It’s the time when you are no longer a teen and not yet a complete adult. You are most likely to still be in college. However, all that will be in constant flux in the next 3-4 years where you have to decide on your career choices, get a job, start earning (and saving), and being independent in the truest sense of the word. Let’s break down the things

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Life Optimism Short Story Top

In Quest of an Identity

He was born on the third day of November in the year 1978 in one of the lesser known localities of New Delhi, India’s capital city. The youngest of three brothers, he was his mother’s favourite—a predilection that unwittingly won him a secret animosity from his elder siblings.  Theirs was an average Indian middle class family – where values and tradition are held paramount whenever convenient and shoved away whenever not; where pedantic grandparents and

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Fiction Short Story Top

Beyond Severance…

I look at my reflection in the mirror. I see the serene body lying in front of me, smiling beatifically in a dream in some far-away realm–sans a care in the world. She’s been my wife these seven-and-thirty years, this beautiful woman here, sleeping like a baby as I watch over her… I’ve always been fascinated by the magic a little time spent in quiet reflection is capable of conjuring. My current reverie takes me

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When Darkness Prevails

When darkness prevails, Even our own shadow betrays. World avails the opportunity, Criticizing you and questioning your capability. Unexpected people change their minds, On asking help, they behave like blinds. They don’t look into the real matter, Only spread rumors and chatter. Breaking and discouraging us, By this you get into more fuss. What you need to do, Is stay clam and be true. Let the world think and say about you, In the back

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Dirty Dishes – ii

Read the first part here She left the computer screen. She looked at the sink again. They could wait until she got back. The dishes weren’t going anywhere. She needed to get out though. She felt so much better after her shower. She took her time, styled her hair, plucked her eyebrows, applied some lipstick. She was OK. They were OK, they’d get through this because they were bigger than this. They had a lot of love

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Dirty Dishes – i

Daily routines were causing him to grind his teeth in the night. Her smiles seemed inane. What on Earth was there to smile about? They were scraping by, at best. There was a baby on the way, there was a mortgage to cover and she had just stopped work. Just stopped! So no benefits, no maternity leave, no money. His job certainly didn’t cover it. They always talked about starting a family, but that was

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Life Philosophy Top

The Inferno within us – When everything in life seems redundant

Almost everyone at some point witnesses a phase when everything in life seems redundant. A time when we know not how to soothe the inferno blazing within us. We try to smother it but it smoulders… leaving us scarred and choked, gaping for breath. At times it effervesces with a vengeance more ruthless than we have known in any previous instance. At such times we cannot control it, try as we might. It scalds us,

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The eyes and the soul – ii

Read Part i here The business my husband was overlooking was my father’s. It was willed to me. In a love-struck impulse I had handed over the decision-making power and unlimited authority over the coffers to my husband. I sent for the company lawyer who was my father’s trusted friend, apprised him of the situation and asked him to find a way of bringing all the power back to the pivot – me. To my

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