“It’s easy to look at people and make quick judgments about them, their present and their past, but you’d be amazed at the pain and tears a single smile hides. What a person shows to the world is only one tiny facet of the iceberg hidden from sight. And more often then not, it’s lined with cracks and scars that go all the way to the foundation of their soul.” ~ Sherrilyn Kenyon
Social media is full of pictures of beautiful, smiling faces!
What is your first thought when you see a smiling face on Facebook or Instagram?
Hinduism is believed to be the oldest religion which according to scholars started around 4000 years ago. However, Hindus(who practice this religion) believe that it is timeless.
Hinduism is more of a way of life rather than a religion with strict rules and regulations. There are no rigid rules but there is a lot of flexibility while following this religion.
What sets Hinduism apart from other religions is:
There is no one God:
There is no one God in Hinduism but there are several Gods whom people worship. …
One of the most difficult questions for me to answer on Quora is “How do I find my purpose in life?”
And, this is an oft-repeated question!
I wonder why I feel incapable of offering a solution to someone looking for his purpose in life?
Is it because I have myself been unable to find my purpose in life?
What do we mean by purpose of life?
Looking for meaning of the phrase “purpose in life” I have come to understand that we need a purpose to lead a meaningful life. …
Will Things go Back to Normal After COVID-19?
COVID 19 pandemic has impacted all aspects of our lives in more ways than one! While it is responsible for widespread deaths around the globe, it has not spared the economies of all the affected countries.
People all across the world are waiting with bated breath for the discovery of the vaccine and wondering if things will go back to normal after COVID-19?
As far as the vaccine is concerned, with scientists all over the world bring their best, we are sure to have it sooner or later. …
Obesity has become a worldwide problem impacting individuals of all age groups worldwide. The % of obese people across the globe has been rising at an alarming rate over the years. In fact, Woodruff Lab forecasts that in 2020, 83% of men and 72% of women will be overweight or obese!
What is obesity?
An individual is considered obese if his/her BMI exceeds 30.
Why is obesity a matter of concern?
This is because it has detrimental effects on the health of an individual. It directly affects cholesterol levels, blood pressure, heart conditions, cause certain cancers, etc.
Overweight and obesity…
“With self-discipline most anything is possible.”- Theodore Roosevelt
All of us seek success! Although success means different things to different people! For some of us being successful is, generating wealth for ourselves, for some others, it is getting fame, etc. etc. But success eludes most people for some reason!
Success is a result of many things, hard work, persistence, and Self-discipline!
Most of us recognize hard work as an important ingredient but somehow self-discipline is not considered an important factor for success. But is it the missing link? Think about it!
If you read about any of the rich and…
Heart-rending images and videos on news channels and social media platforms of migrant laborers walking to their native states from states where they work on news channels and social media platforms evoked sympathy from all quarters.
All these laborers were trying to reach their home states in different ways taking desperate measures. Yes! Definitely a cause for concern especially while trying to control the spread of COVID-19 in the country!
But could this crisis have been avoided?
Let’s delve into how the crisis emerged and grew to unmanageable levels!
Who are migrant laborers?
Wikipedia defines migrant laborers as “persons who…
The lockdown imposed in several countries due to the pandemic has brought life to a standstill! It has impacted people in different ways.
Many are finding it difficult to cope with the new lifestyle of staying indoors without having an opportunity to interact with others or indulging in activities such as watching movies, shopping, etc. Then there are some who have lost their jobs or are facing difficulties in their business due to the lockdown. Some of the worst affected are poorer sections of society.
Well! The circumstances do paint a very gloomy picture and this is probably the reason…
Kanika is an Engineering & Management Professional working as a professional content writer. She has recently published a book “A Lockdown Story” on Amazon.