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The 6 year old who traded her birthday party to feed 125 homeless people #WATWB

When Armani Crews turned 6 this March 5th, she made the news for NOT throwing a birthday party for her friends. Armani had been pestering her parents for the last few months, insisting she wanted to feed the homeless in her com…

Heroes of Kindness and Compassion - 2017 Edition

In April 2017, for the #AtoZChallenge, I decided to showcase  everyday people who made a difference in people's lives with their acts of kindness, compassion and humanity. In some cases, I was lucky enough to interview the h…

My 2017 #AtoZChallenge Theme: Real Life Heroes

You've read about them but don't know their names. That is okay. In newspapers filled with thousands of lines devoted to the bad, the sad and the maddening, barely 2-3 lines are devoted to these people and their deeds, …

6 Chart busters of my Top 3 musicians (growing up) #FridayReflections

For this week's Friday Reflections , the dynamic duo of  Everyday Gyaan & Sanch  offered an option to talk about the top 3 bands or singers we love. As with most other choices in my life, it is hard to narrow it down…

The Wedding Spell by Reena Alex

As part of Women's Day Month, I wanted to feature women in real life who choose the hard road and chase their dreams. In between celebrity fanfare and political worship, we tend to forget the normal folk who go the extra …

We Are The World Blogfest #WATWB

Let me be honest. The last few months have been demoralizing on social media. The amount of anger and negativity, the active need to hurt, discriminate and vilify one another has been shocking. In fighting against the hate, I fi…

To Hold On To or Let Go Of (Your Beliefs For the Greater Good)

Earlier this month, I attended a conference in Nagpur aimed to improve the skills of anaesthesiologists who may not have access to the latest gadgets and gizmos in their hospitals. For the layperson, the device featured helps …