a bit of inspiration – humour therapy

What’s in a laugh? Plenty! The feel good factor of humour is not ‘just a figment of the imagination’ — it goes much deeper. Humour is serious business! A basic internet search shows that it’s a science: Gelotology — the study of humour and laughter, and its psychological and physiological effects on the human body. Research…

Healing – Letting it out – Letting go

“‘In sickness and in health … till death do us part.’ These words echo in my ears since the day my husband left this world. The world came crashing down for us,” is Naheed’s response when asked about healing. “Life has just not been the same ever since — the acute, piercing pain returning at…

a bit of inspiration – Charity Schools in Pakistan

Complaining, whining, more complaining. And why shouldn’t we? Bad governance, power cuts, rising inflation, deteriorating economy, bomb blasts, target killings…and did we mention the government? Amidst all these life-threatening situations, who has the time, money or energy to think of education, and that too for the underprivileged? Yet a small but powerful community of philanthropists continues…