Vidya Sury

Going A-Musing, Collecting Smiles

The 12 Most Powerful Life Choices I Ever Made

The 12 Most Powerful Life Choices I Ever Made

Life is a wonderful teacher. I spent a good chunk of my life rushing around, trying to make as many people happy as I could, trying to live up to as many expectations as I could even if it meant I was out of breath, out of patience and freaking out. I kept smiling under the pressure – from within as well as without. I had any number of people trying to tell me what to do and how to do it, when to…

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Sand Art

Today, I am taking you on a short walk along the Metro Art Center on M G Road. This entire stretch is a delight to stroll across, until we reach the Metro station. There are puppetry displays, sculptures, metal art, board games, art displays and more.

I am showing you some sand art along the way.

When I think of the word sand, I remember childhood years playing on the beach with my little bucket…

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Back Pain Relief and Tips To Ease Back Pain

Back Pain Relief and Tips To Ease Back Pain

Nobody is immune to back pain. Or back pain relief, for that matter.

Our bodies go through a lot of stress even as it supports us through all our daily activities. The last thing we need is back pain caused by the wrong moves. Did you know that not following the right way to life, bend or get out of bed can result in additional stressthat ends up in back pain? Because our leg muscles happen to be…

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Routines, A Blessing

With the rush, rush, rush everyone seems to be in, it is hard to find that “me” time we all crave for, those minutes that make us happy. But you know what? It is not the Holy Grail. There are plenty of people who not only get their stuff done, but also manage to find the time to do the things that they plan to do – could be anything from watching that movie, coffee with a friend, curling up in…

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Book Review Trouble Has A New Name

Book Review Trouble Has A New Name

Trouble Has A New Name

by Adite Banerjie

The Blurb

“Will you pretend to be my fiancé for the next few days?”

Recently-single model Rayna Dutt does not feel like flying to her friend’s big fat Indian wedding. But she does – and when a mix up with room allocations forces her to share a luxury villa on Emerald Isle with the gorgeous owner of the hotel – Neel Arora – and best man at the wedding,…

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Krishna Janmashtami

Krishna Janmashtami or Gokulashtami celebrates the birth of Lord Krishna. Today, we celebrated it at home with prayers and a pleasant Sunday together. I made a sweet dish with coconut and condensed milk from scratch. The main offerings for this festival are milk, curds, poha or flattened rice and butter – because these are Krishna’s favorites.

During my childhood, my Grandmother used to make at…

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Incredible India Amazing Facts

Incredible India Amazing Facts

Today, August 15, 2014, India is celebrating her 68th Independence Day.

India is one of the oldest civilizations in the world with a kaleidoscopic variety and rich cultural heritage. As the 7th largest country in the world, India stands apart from the rest of Asia, marked off by mountains and the sea, which give the country a distinct geographical entity.

“We owe a lot to the Indians, who taught…

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