Is religion over-rated?


Disclaimer : All opinions are my personal and don’t intend to hurt any religious sentiments

Religion is man-made.  It is made for the sole purpose to make life easier for mankind.  In a time and a period, when nothing existed,  religion was used to manage and guide people to follow a certain path.  It taught the people how they should live their lives, how to conduct themselves in life. Since the people were living in different regions, there are different religions followed which have been correct during the particular period of time.  Therefore, many religions have thrived over the ages and many religions have also perished over the ages.

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Long Exposure : My parents

Being the eldest in the family, I have watched my parents the longest.

I have seen them as a young, happy couple who had all the energies to conquer the world.  My father used to working in an office and my mother is a housewife.  She was completely devoted looking after the 3 of us and having her hands full.  She used to cook, clean, shop, budget and also teach us.  They used to have great relations with all our numerous relatives and friends.  On Sundays, the house will be overflowing with guests.  I remember mom cooking for 40 people single-handedly with no help.

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Full circle

Enjoyed this wonderful write-up. Many of us feel the same way about motherhood.. but its the choice we make that matters.

Roaring laughter

There is a reason why we say ‘Laughter is the best medicine’.  When you laugh,  feel good hormones are released which improves on your health, makes you immune and reduces the stress factors. And not to forget it makes you look good and younger.

Having said that its good to look for humour in daily life and not to take life or yourself very seriously. Sometimes you feel that you are in the worst situations in life.  And wonder how will you ever get over it or can life get any worse!

But, life will pass and looking back, they look oddly funny now.  

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Practical time saving tips for working woman

A working woman in Mumbai as in any metropolitan city, has to deal with a lot.  She has to be a ‘smart’ working woman as she has to work hard and enjoy life even harder.   She looks after the family – home, husband, kids, in-laws, parents.  She maybe working a regular job and add to that the average travel time of 3 hours,  but she has to ensure that the home runs smoothly.   That means, the kids and husband are able to leave for school and office on time,  your one daily routine and the smooth machinery of running the home is in place.   It’s not as easy as it sounds and there is a lot of planning, foresight and effort put in place by the lady to ensure that all of it works smoothly as a well-oiled machine.

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