This was the year where I was able to go back to my roots in Kerala, India (and not as the ‘first Malayalee Miss India Washington’), and really see the fruits of the efforts a passionate group of Malayalee-Americas were able to accomplish (The FOMAA Village), and actually meet the families of the lives we forever changed.
Why does the topic of “integrating the youth” in almost every agenda and association that I happen to be a part of and yet never gets fulfilled?… Read more “Leading by Example”
The fact of the matter is, you are not your accomplishments, your creations, or the sum of the various roles you play in your life – you are much more than that.
The issues I will talk about are both temporal (generational, tradition vs. modernity) and spatial (geography, environment). First & Second Generation Indian-Americans are Indian and American, trying to balance… Read more “The Juxtaposition of Indian-American Culture”
Sometimes, it’s just a manner of forgetting what you feel and remembering what you deserve… In reflection of this quote, I came to the idea of… Read more “It’s Time to Self-Love”
“Maturity is learning to walk away from people and situations that threaten your peace of mind, self-respect, values, morals, or self-worth.” Whoever said/wrote this quote is definitely… Read more “Walking Tall & Walking Away…”
It should be clear by now as an ABPD – I’m as bold as we can be. This being said, our ‘being bold’ may cause others to… Read more “Life Is Short – The Art of Not Caring About What Others Think”
“The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution to healing of the world.” – Marianne Williamson There is always going to be a desire to create… Read more “Personal Healing”
Why should you do good deeds? Whether you call it random acts of kindness, paying it forward, or good deeds, they are very powerful. That is why… Read more “Defining Humanitarian Assistance”
The South Asian community is known to be one of the strongest and closest communities in the world. Both in success and in failure, we support each… Read more “Too Many of us Suffer in Silence”