Because you will feel better, I guarantee it.
Positive words, good thoughts, dot connections that bring out the chuckle inside you — when you are done reading.
P.S. These words are also records for my young daughters to read someday. Words hidden in plain sight.
Karthik Rajan is the author…
I am venturing into new territory. My oldest daughter is in middle school. When I was her age, I didn’t enjoy being preached. That I remember.
I can’t recall what worried me the most then. So, I did the second best option — I researched what worries most teenagers:
My kids and me are blessed.
One thing that is common between my wife and my mom — both are great mothers. They have one thing fundamentally in common — they are mega efficient planners. They habitually soak their food and ferment it ahead. …
When I was young, I thought I needed to achieve.
When I was young, I was taught to be nice to others.
What I needed all along was to connect.
Why did all this come flooding back? I was recently watching something interesting on TV tidbits. Apparently, with COVID cases…
I am a collector of hidden treasures in plain sight. Words — simple, ordinary words — used slightly differently can uplift our conversations.
Prof. John Heritage of University of California, Los Angles studied how patients responded to a simple follow-up question, “is there anything else we need to take care…
Exactly seven years ago, one late Sunday morning, I had a bowl in hand and was cajoling my younger daughter to have few more morsels of food.
My then 6 year old, older daughter, was in the same room- she was apparently doing her own thing but I knew she…
2020 pandemic hit.
Like most businesses,Sara’s business too took a hit.
But she was more worried about other woman entrepreneurs.
She knew the feeling. She could relate.
She donated 5 million to support 1000 female owned business. That’s Sara Blakely for you.
In her words, “My hope is that this…
Rodney is my first client. He is a little quiet and he is a little shy.
It took Rodney a while to play his cards well.
Here is his journey from school years to middle age.
My opener — Winston Churchill once said something along these lines, “It’s a good…
I went to a used car dealership once. I was walking through the lot quietly.
The dreaded thing happened.
A car salesperson swung by asking what was my top criteria. I said, “kids safety.” He asked me to look at the Subaru. It has top safety rating. I pushed back…
Dinner is a great time to start conversations.
My daughters asked me a powerful, yet simple, question. What is one thing you want us to remember forever?
I said, “Words wield great power. Build your positive words beyond words like awesome. It’s life’s greatest habit hidden in plain sight.”