“Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.” – Maria Robinson It’s the end of the year and this year I haven’t written a lot… No, I won’t lie and say I didn’t have time… If time is needed, it will be made. But… Continue reading What did 2016 teach me?
“Maybe you had to leave in order to really miss a place; maybe you had to travel to figure out how beloved your starting point was.” – Jodi Picoult I don’t know if it’s a little too late to write something about being homesick. After more than 3 years, sometimes, somehow, feelings crept in. I… Continue reading Homesickness and more…
“Happiness is not the absence of problems, it’s the ability to deal with them.” – Steve Maraboli Each day there is a new thing that we learn irrespective of our age. I remember papa telling me this few years ago when he completed 50 years that each day there is at least one thing that… Continue reading 25 lessons learned in 25 years!
“You have changed…“ Can you remember the last time you were told this? Maybe some time ago or maybe this morning. These 3 words are as powerful as any other especially when it comes from a family member or a friend that was once really close and you haven’t got the time in recent past… Continue reading Change. Transformation. And more…
“You were given this life because you were strong enough to live it…” There are days when you are on top of the world. Maybe because you spoke to your parents that day and it was all so wonderful! Or you spoke to a friend after ages and it felt so good to just re… Continue reading Fickleness of the mind…
“The same boiling water that softens the potato hardens the egg. It’s about what you’re made of, not the circumstances.” From past few days I have been thinking what to write about. There are so many things yet to share and so many procedures yet to be covered and still, there I am discontented. 2… Continue reading Diaspora blues…
“When people rely on surface appearances and false racial stereotypes, rather than in-depth knowledge of others at the level of the heart, mind and spirit, their ability to assess and understand people accurately is compromised.” – James A. Forbes Time flies when you live the moments and not just wait for them to pass. My… Continue reading 10 German stereotypes!
“All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them” – Walt Disney This judicious statement by sir Walt Disney is as true as it can get. Inspiring me since years to push my limits and encouraging to keep going if I want to see the view, from where I wish to… Continue reading The convocation elation
“Do something today that your future self will thank you for…” My blog Cube of Life has been nominated for “One lovely blog” award by a wonderful blogger himself, Chandan Sinha. Thanks a lot for the appreciation Chandan. I came across his blog when he first left his views on one of my posts and… Continue reading One Lovely Blog Award!!!
“The most beautiful thing in this world is to see your parents smiling and knowing that you are the reason behind that smile…” This is what I felt for the very first time when I saw my parents walking towards me at Frankfurt airport. After having traveled all night, waited extra due to flight delay,… Continue reading Parents visiting Germany…
If you haven’t been to Berlin yet, this is the place to start. And if you have, this is the place to remind you how beautiful it was. I happen to have visited Berlin last December but no amount of photos could justify its beauty or capture its soul. But, my friend and an outstanding… Continue reading Glimpse of Berlin,Germany in 150 seconds!
“People are much deeper than stereotypes. That’s the first place our minds go. Then you get to know them and you hear their stories, and you say, ‘I’d have never guessed.’ ” – Carson Kressley Firstly, thank you to all the readers and sharing your views, experiences and opinions on the part 1 of this… Continue reading Indian stereotypes or simply generalization? – Part 2
Check out this perfect 75 seconds and feel the warm embrace of a beautiful city – Stuttgart! 🙂
“We shouldn’t judge people through the prism of our own stereotypes” – Queen Rania of Jordan It’s been 2 years and 5 months since I have moved to Germany and finally after these 890 days to be precise, I believe that I could summarize and give my opinions on some things that I have (and… Continue reading Indian stereotypes or simply generalization? – Part 1
“Friends are the siblings God never gave us.” Friendship is a word everyone learns in school or maybe even before that but the definition keeps growing with time. The first friends we have is our parents. They teach us how to share, how to support and be with each other. This is further taught to… Continue reading What I learned about friendship…
“Accurate information can be a key part of motivation – Mary Ann Allison” Information can be found in so many places, but the right and complete information in one place might help more in times of need. Procedure to apply for blue card can be found on many websites but I promise to make this… Continue reading Blue Card in Germany – Application Procedure!
“It’s a beautiful thing when career and passion come together” First day of your real job can be a memorable day for all of us. It is exciting, finally the feeling of being independent strikes, the relief of studying no more and all sorts of thoughts running your mind you prepare yourself. Especially the dialogue… Continue reading Blue Card in Germany!
“Run when you can, walk you have to, crawl if you must, JUST NEVER GIVE UP.” – Dean Kamazes In my opinion there is nothing like crossing the finish line, it is just an emotional thing to accomplish. Each of us have those days when you are truly happy and content with yourself. Seeing your… Continue reading Crossing the finish line!
New Year Resolution: Be more awesome than last year! A very happy new year 2016 to everyone! 🙂 This years gives us one more opportunity and so we have 366 opportunities (359 at today’s date) right in front of us to shape this year’s chapter the way we want! 🙂 Well, many of us make… Continue reading 366 new opportunities!
“Friends are the family you choose” One of the most essential things in life is having some genuinely good people with you, through your high and lows. And especially when you are away from home, it is friends that are with you irrespective of date or time in all the big moments. Ranging from birthday’s,… Continue reading Friends: Family away from home